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Minnesota State Capitol MPR Photo/Tim Post Guests Rep. Kurt Zellers: R-Maple Grove, Speaker of the House. Sen. Amy Koch: R-Buffalo, Senate Majority Leader. Rep. Matt Dean: R-Dellwood, House Majority Leader. Dave Jennings: Former Republican House Speaker (1985-1986). Former commerce commissioner for Gov. Jesse Ventura. Rep. Pat Garofalo: R-Farmington Rep. Mindy Greiling: DFL-Roseville Sen. Dick Cohen: DFL-St. Paul Rep. Tony Cornish: R-Good Thunder Sen. John Harrington: DFL-St. Paul Sen. Julianne Ortman: R-Chanhassen Rep. Ann Lenczewski: DFL-Bloomington Rep, Tom Rukavina: DFL-Virginia Sen. Michelle Fischbach: R-Paynesville Rep. Jim Abeler: R-Anoka Sen. Linda Berglin: DFL-Minneapolis Sen. Warren Limmer: R-Maple Grove Sen. Scott Dibble: DFL-Minneapolis Sen. Dave Thompson: R-Lakeville
Gary Eichten and MPR's political editor Mike Mulcahy will speak live at the closing day of the legislative session. The Republican led House and Senate will have to reach a budget deal with Governor Mark Dayton or a special session will have to be called.