Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch has announced she does not plan to seek re-election. Tribune photo by Don Davis
Minnesota politicians shocked by sen. leader Koch's resignation
ST. PAUL -- The first woman to lead the Minnesota Senate is leaving, saying she wants to spend time with family and work in the private sector.
Amy Koch, 40, shocked her colleagues Thursday when she wrote to them saying she would quit immediately as majority leader, in the job just a year, and not seek re-election to the Senate.
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