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Legal to drive drunk? MN constitution gives pass to lawmakers

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A few years ago, Jayne Jones was sitting in Costello’s Bar and Grill in the Twin Cities, playing cribbage with her now husband and there happened to be a legislator at the bar having one too many drinks — or more.


“He was drunk as a skunk, and he announced to the entire bar that unlike us, he could drive home drunk and not get arrested,” she said.

His secretary was with him, and told him to show the bar patrons his card.

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