by Briana Bierschbach
Published: September 30, 2011
Tags: Al Franken, Alan Weinblatt, Common Cause, David Bly, David Lillehaug, David Wheeler, DFL, Jaime Tincher, Kent Kaiser, Kenya McKnight, Larry Jacobs, Lorie Gildea, Marc Elias, Mark Dayton, Mary Kiffmeyer, Matt Lewis, Mike Dean, Norm Coleman, Peter Wattson, redistricting, Steve Sviggum, Tim Penny, Tom DesLauriers, Tom Emmer, Vic Thorstenson
Democrats in Minnesota have been slow to rise to the redistricting fight this time around. During session, DFL caucuses in the Minnesota House and Senate passed on the chance to produce maps to counter a GOP majority proposal that pitted 26 incumbents against one another, the vast majority of them DFLers.