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April 2011

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PoliGraph: Rybak is right on taxes

Before Tim Pawlenty arrived in Boston, Mass., a few weeks ago to speak at a tea party rally, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak...

PoliGraph: Klobuchar energy claim wrong

Recently, DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar teamed up with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Gov. Mark Dayton to talk about alternative fuels....

Poligraph: Pawlenty tells part of the story on teacher pay

On the campaign trail, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty likes to tout Q Comp, a program that pays teachers more when their students...

PoliGraph: lawmaker's spending claim ignores key information

During a recent House Tax Committee hearing, Rep. Steve Gottwalt, R-St. Cloud, made an oft-repeated claim about Gov. Mark Dayton's budget....

PoliGraph: Peterson overreaches in budget claim

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson says the House Agriculture Committee is taking a disproportionate hit under GOP Rep. Paul Ryan's proposed budget plan....

PoliGraph: Ellison tax claim right

DFL U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison isn't too happy about a deal to keep the government funded through September....

PoliGraph: Thissen correct - cuts will cost jobs

Minnesota House Minority Leader Paul Thissen says the Republican budget plans put jobs at risk....

PoliGraph: Bachmann shutdown claim on point

Congress has until the end of the week to broker a deal to fund the government through September. If they don't, some...

PoliGraph: Pawlenty climate claim right, with caveats

Once upon a time, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty supported a cap-and-trade plan to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Cap-and-trade sets an overall limit...