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President Clinton Other Dignitaries Dedicate Humphrey Memorial At The Capitol In Saint Paul

Former President Bill Clinton joined Governor Dayton, Senators Franken and Klobuchar, former Governor Arne Carlson, Former State Attorney General Skip Humphrey and a host of political luminaries to dedicate a memorial statue to former Vice President and long time Minnesota Senator Hubert H. Humphrey III. Humphrey was known as a tireless advocate for Civil Rights and many of the speakers made reference to his speech at the 1948 Democratic National Convention is which he said it was time to, "get out of the shadow of states' rights and walk forthrightly into the bright sunshine of human rights". The ceremony took place on the Capitol Mall in Saint Paul and drew several thousand people.

Minnesota Capitol News is a co-production of KFAI Radio News and Public Record Media. Katherine Loudenslager and Marty Owings producers. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012

Legislative Session Wrap Up - With Special Guests Senator Jeff Hayden, Political Analyst Paul Gardner and Reporter Paul Demko - Simulcast on KFAI Radio News 90.3 FM

Simulcast on 90.3 FM KFAI Radio News - Capitol Conversations final show of 2012 Legislative Session with special guests Senator Jeff Hayden, Political Analyst Paul Gardner and Politics in Minnesota Reporter Paul Demko live from the GOP state convention in St.Cloud. A lively discussion of what was and was not accomplished in the 2012 Session. Plus a look ahead to the 2012 fall elections.

Hosts Bob Hines and Michelle Alimarodi, with Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell. Producers Dale Conolly, Matt Ehling and Katherine Loudenslager. Production Assitants Connor Molloy and Susan Maricle.

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Two Law Makers Debate Viking Stadium, Priorities - PLUS Reporter Paul Demko Breaks Down The Session

DFL Rep Terry Morrow and Republican Sen Roger Chamberlain argue the merits of a Vikings stadium, political priorities and election year politics. PLUS Political Reporter Paul Demko shares his thoughts on what has and has not been accomplished this Legislative session and whether the session will wrap up without a stadium deal.

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell. Producers Matt Ehling and Ahndi Fridell. Production Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy. Minnesota Capitol Conversations 2012 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

DFL Rep Hilstrom & GOP Sen Carlson Talk Jobs, Bonding & Vikes - House Health & Human Services Chair GOP Rep Jim Abeler, PLUS Dan Feidt From Occupy Minnesota

DFL Representative Debra Hilstrom (Deputy Minority Leader) and GOP Senator John Carlsonn talk about how the Legisature has performed, plus the Vikings stadium is back on the table. Bonus coverage with Health and Human Services Chair GOP Representative Jim Abeler. PLUS Dan Feidt from Occupy Minnesota explians why people should start paying attention to the movement again.

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell. Producers Matt Ehling and Ahndi Fridell. Production Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy. Minnesota Capitol Conversations 2012 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

GOP And DFL Senators Call For Health Care Accountability - PLUS Rep Kriesel On Vikings Stadium Deal Collapse

DFL Senator John Marty and GOP Senator Sean Neinow talk about the investigation of HHS, legislation that would require regular audits of state spending on Health Insurance and the documentation on http://publicrecordmedia.com.

PLUS - Bonus coverage of the Vikings Stadium deal collapse with Representative John Kriesel.

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell. Producers Matt Ehling and Ahndi Fridell. Production Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy. Minnesota Capitol Conversations 2012 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Governor Arne Carlson Blasts Partisan Politics, Lays The Smack Down On Leadership

Former Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson pans the GOP and DFL, calls out the failure of leadership and says political system has to change. Governor Carlson offers a candid view of todays political problems, media failures and why politicians need to be reminded they are servants and not masters.

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell connect viewers with current Minnesota political issues. Producers Matt Ehling and Katherine Loudenslager. Production Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy.

Minnesota Captiol Conversations is a production of Public Record Media, KFAI Radio News and Minnesota Capitol News. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012.

Republican Senate Majority Leader Senjem and DFL Minority Leader Terri Bonoff - PLUS DFL Rep Alice Hausman, Political Analyst Paul Gardner and Conservative Radio Host Mitch Berg

April 3, 2012 - Republican Senate Majority Leader Senjem and DFL Minority Leader Terri Bonoff on Voter ID, What Happened To The Promised Jobs and Stadium Deals - PLUS DFL Rep Alice Hausman, Political Analyst Paul Gardner and Conservative Radio Host Mitch Berg Face-off on topics including bonding and jobs, Vikings stadium, ammendment politics and Voter ID.

Hosts Marty Owings and Ahndi Fridell. Producers Matt Ehling and Katherine Loudenslager. Production Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012

Republican Sen Carla Nelson and DFL Rep Erin Murphy Square Off On Stadium Funding, Trayvon Martin Case and Ammendment Politics

Republican Senator Carla Nelson and DFL Representative Erin Murphy answer questions about Vikings stadium funding and who should pay for what. They cover school shifts, property taxes and ammendment politics. Sen Nelson and Rep Murphy address the politics and human elements of the Trayvon Martin case.

Capitol Conversations is a production of Public Record Media, KFAI Radio News and Minnesota Capitol News. Hosts Ahndi Fridell and Marty Owings, Associate Producers Katherine Loudenslager and Matt Ehiling, Production Assistants Susan Maricle and Connor Molloy. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012.

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