At Issue: July 19 — Legislature works to reach deals in special session, 5th District primary heats up

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While Minnesota lawmakers work to find middle ground on priority legislation — such as a bonding bill and changes to policing — Gov. Tim Walz made a stop in Henderson to tout his ideas for public works projects.

The August primary is only three weeks away, but it’s the deciding election for Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. Antone Melton-Meaux is coming off a big fundraising haul against Rep. Ilhan Omar. He joins us to talk about the issues facing cities like Minneapolis, and what the federal government can do.

Our political analysts weigh in on the 5th District race and give their perspective on what it might take to get legislative leaders to pass a bonding bill during the summer’s second special session.