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Racino added to stadium bill, which author says will kill it.

https://twitter.com/#!/patkessler


The whole timeline is a combination of interesting/depressing. AP/Greenway/Sullivan had a private meeting with Dayton and some other politicians. Racino is now in and may kill the bill.

Racino added to stadium bill, which author says will kill it.

17m

Sen Sean Nienow, trying to put Racino in bill: "If you are a Racino supporter, this is it. This. Is. It."

25m

Sen Rosen tells Finance Committee if they vote to kill pulltabs in bill and replace w Racino: "We won't have a bill".

38m

Skeptical MN Sen lawmakers now attempting to kill pulltab funding for stadium and replace it w Racino.

1h

Thissen says his "mid 20s to low 30s" vote count is proportional to DFL's membership in House.

In reply to John Kriesel 1h

Rep Gunther to players at Capitol: "We're going to try to get you a new locker room."

2h

DFL Minority Ldr Thissen on number of votes his caucus will provide for stadium: "mid 20s to low 30s".

2h

AP, Greenway, Sullivan greeting lawmakers ahead of stadium vote. Visit was unannounced, but crowds appeared.

2h

Chad Greenway on vote: We don't pretend to know politics, we just want to say thank you for the hard work.

2h

John Sullivan: We want to stay in Minnesota. There's no talk among athletes about leaving.

2h

Adrian P says Dome "very tough" on pro athletes.

2h

Vikes players say they understand how tough it is to vote for a stadium, "but it's time."

2h

Press ejected by Vikes fr private mtg btw players, Gov Dayton.

2h

DFL Rep Hausman, on seeing media gaggle around Vikes: "This is disgusting, I can't stand it."

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