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Analysis: Democratic agenda not finished


ST. PAUL - On a sunny day last August, House Democrats told reporters gathered at the Minnesota State Fair their top three issues in the 2007 legislative session would be health care, education and property tax relief.

Senate Democrats later embraced those three priorities, while adding more of their own.

But if success is defined as getting priorities passed into law, they didn't fare well.

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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.