Mike Jungbauer is the first Senate Republican to call himself a candidate for the Majority Leader's post that Amy Koch held until last week. But by the time the caucus votes on Tuesday, he'll likely be joined by others. Julianne Ortman, Dave Senjem, David Hann, and Geoff Michel are among those mentioned as possibilities.
TV news stalwart Pat Kessler to retire after 36 years at WCCO
He is one of the Twin Cities' most respected political reporters.