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Capitol Update - Feb 12th, 2013

Capitol Update for the week of February 12th, 2013. This week the hot topics at the Capitol are the Governors State or the State address, DFL's debate rules changes, gun proposals, Health Care exchanges. Guest host Paul Gardner joins the show to shed some light on all the issues. PLUS we talk about the Nexus 7 tablet giveaway details.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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DFL Rep Joe Mullery On Efforts To Clean Up Foreclosure Loopholes PLUS Don Gemberling On Transparency.

DFL State Representative Joe Mullery joins the program to discuss his bill to clean up foreclosure loopholes. Some banks are using a trick called, "dual tracking" which allows them to negotiate and foreclose on a homeowner at the same time, often without the homeowners knowledge. PLUS Don Gemberling joins the show to discuss transparency.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Capitol Update - Feb 5th, 2013

Capitol Update for the week of February 5th, 2013. This week the hot topics at the Capitol are the Governors budget, gun proposals, Sunday liquor sales and Health Care exchanges. Guest host Paul Gardner joins the show to shed some light on all the issues. PLUS we talk about the Nexus 7 tablet giveaway details.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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DFL House Majority Leader Erin Murphy & GOP Senate Minority Leader David Hann Square Off On Budget & Guns

DFL House Majority Leader Erin Murphy squares off against Senate Minority Leader David Hann on the Governors budget proposal and we try to get to the bottom of why the DFL isn't in agreement on all of the Governors ideas.

Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Capitol Update - January 28, 2013

Capitol Update for the week of January 28, 2013 - Special Guest Rep Jim Abeler (R) joins us to talk about the Health Care Exchange proposals and his take on why Republicans and Democrats should work together. PLUS all the latest from the Capitol.

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Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Rep John Persell (DFL) & Rep Steve Drazkowski (R) PLUS Political Analyst Sarah Janacek, Blogger Mitch Berg & Reporter Briana Bierschbach

DFL Rep John Persell and GOP Rep Steve Drazkowski join us to talk about the budget, taxes and some of the controversial bills making there way through the Legislature early in the session. Our political panel of experts including Sarah Janacek, Blogger Mitch Berg and Politics In Minnesota Reporter Briana Bierschbach join the program to breakdown all the action and sift through the spin.

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Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Super Fast Capitol Update - Daytons Budget, Bills You Should Know About For The Week Of January 22, 2013

DFL Governor Mark Dayton released his budget on Tuesday and everyone at the Capitol from Legislators to the media are reacting. We recap the high points with help from Political Reporter Paul Demko from Politics In Minnesota.

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Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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Professor David Shultz Talks About Government Dysfunction And His New Book

Professor David Shultz joins the show to discuss dysfunction in government and his brand new book, "Politics In The Age Of Ignorance: Why Law Makers Choose Belief Over Research". Professor Shultz pens about politics at:

http://schultzstake.blogspot.com/

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Capitol Conversations is produced in association with Minnesota Capitol News. Producer Katherine Loudenslager, Social Media Producer Cliff Dahlberg, Hosts Marty Owings and Paul Gardner.

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