Politics Friday: Tim Walz on governor's race, and the tax bill

U.S. Congressman Tim Walz
U.S. Congressman Tim Walz is currently serving his sixth term representing Minnesota's First Congressional District. He is running for governor.
U.S. Congressman Tim Walz

First up: The race to be Minnesota's next governor is in full swing. Delegates to the state's political conventions will meet in early June — the Republicans in Duluth, the DFLers in Rochester — to endorse a candidate. In advance of those conventions, we're talking with the leading candidates.

Today: DFL Congressman Tim Walz.

Then: There's still no agreement at the Minnesota Capitol over how to rewrite the state's tax code. Republicans have been critical of Gov. Mark Dayton's plan, but so far haven't released a plan of their own. Republican Rep. Greg Davids joins MPR's Mike Mulcahy to talk about why, and what's to come.

And finally: MPR reporters Tim Pugmire and Brian Bakst join the program for a look at the governor's race ... and what happened at the Minnesota Capitol this week.

Use the audio player above to listen to the segment.

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