Franni and I are celebrating our 40th anniversary. As a gift to her, I’m telling the story of how we met. A story she’s heard a thousand, thousand times. So it’s maybe more of a gift to you. But it’s a pretty good story. Click to watch the video. Franni — I love you very […]
Here it is, folks. The video you’ve all been waiting for. Me eating Sweet Potato Tacos — the Minnesota State Fair Snack you picked for me. They were really good. Which is not surprising — the food at the State Fair is always top notch. You couldn’t have made a bad choice for me. But […]
Medicare is celebrating it’s golden anniversary this year — 50 years of protecting seniors. Now, I could go on and on about Medicare. About how difficult it was for seniors before Medicare became law (only about half had hospital coverage, and even fewer had coverage for doctor’s visits). Or how hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans […]
Early this week, I went on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes to discuss the epidemic of bullying against LGBT students in our schools. Despite this glaring problem, the Senate this week failed to pass my plan to fix it. Am I disappointed in this glaring failure to protect LGBT students in America? Yes. The […]
In its historic decision in Obergefell vs. Hodges, the Supreme Court has finally made marriage equality the law of the land. All 50 states are now required to issue marriage license to same-sex couples — and all 50 states must recognize those marriages.