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ST. PAUL - Two young girls were skipping rope just down the street from 1006 Summit Ave. in St. Paul.

They were laughing during their Thursday morning playtime, enjoying each other's company.


At 1006, the governor's official residence, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party legislative leaders downed French toast, bacon, fresh fruit and other breakfast foods with Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty, apparently getting along as well as the little girls.

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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.