DFL Picks Majority Leaders 09 Nov 12

Democrats regained the majority in Minnesota’s Legislature in Tuesday’s elections, and now they’re lining up their new leaders. The House has picked Paul Thissen of Minneapolis as its new speaker. St. Paul’s Erin Murphy was picked to become the new House majority leader. The state Senate chose Senator Tom Bakk from Cook as its new majority leader. Republicans choose their new minority leaders today (FRI) and Saturday.