Daily Digest: Still looking for a deal

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Legislative leaders and the governor met into the night Tuesday. Gov. Dayton called the talks "productive," but said they were still short of a deal on the budget to end the legislative session. (MPR News)

Earlier in the day Republicans said they were frustrated at how slowly the negotiations were going. (MPR News)

Dayton attended a Minneapolis organizational event for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. (Pioneer Press)

Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassen, made a surprise announcement that she won't seek re-election next year. (Chanhassen Villager)

Republican Jim Hagedorn says he wants to run again against DFL Congressman Tim Walz. (AP via Star Tribune)

Workers at the Twin Cities airport could soon be earning a minimum of $10 per hour. (MPR News)


Democrats in the Senate hand President Obama a setback on a trade deal. (New York Times)

Obama talked about families and poverty in D.C. Tuesday. (NPR)

Jeb Bush tried to walk back his answer on Iraq. (New York Times)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is likely to launch a presidential campaign, but back home his state has budget problems. (Washington Post)

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