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Political Notebook: Now legislative battles really begin


ST. PAUL -- In some people's minds, there is a disconnect between legislators negotiating with the governor while at the same time on the same bill overriding his veto.

And a maneuver never used before, holding back an already passed bill so the governor does not veto it, could be seen as confrontational.

That is the way the 2010 Minnesota legislative session has gone; it's been a wild ride.

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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.