Investment tax credits are gaining steam among Minnesota lawmakers, but entrepreneurs are less enthusiastic.
The Minnesota governor and legislative Republicans say they have a deal to end a government shutdown that began on July 1. But budget experts say the deal is fiscally 'unustainable.'
For the moment, Rep. Michele Bachmann has established herself as the top threat to Mitt Romney in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. A series of media investigations could take a toll, but the bigger potential problem is wildcard Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
Republican lawmakers last week rejected the proposals offered by Gov. Mark Dayton (D). The Minnesota government shutdown is now in its 10th day.