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Dayton tells legislative leaders to lead on Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal


ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton is ramping up attacks on what he sees as legislative leaders' lack of effort on a Vikings football stadium.

"It's time for the leaders of the Legislature to show some leadership," Dayton told Capitol reporters Tuesday.

He said leaders, apparently referring to Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers and Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, have done little to advance debate on a new stadium.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.