Katie Sieben picked as Senate deputy leader; Bakk to be majority leaderST. PAUL -- Sen. Tom Bakk will be the Minnesota Senate’s leader and Sen. Katie Sieben of Cottage Grove will be the deputy leader. A tweet from inside a closed meeting Thursday gave the expected news that Bakk, DFL-Cook, will be the majority leader. He was to meet with reporters later in the day.
By: Don Davis, The Hastings Star-Gazette