Minn. GOP Chairman Sutton resigns


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Republican Party Chairman Tony Sutton abruptly resigned Friday, saying he needed to spend more time with his family. His resignation came just over a year after the GOP won stunning victories in the Minnesota Legislature and unseated a veteran Democratic congressman but failed to hang on to the governorship.

Sutton tweeted his resignation, saying it took effect at 5 p.m.

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