Dayton heading home from Mayo, defends handling of monthlong hospitalization
Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday his health has rebounded enough from post-surgical complications for him to leave Mayo Clinic this week, and he defended his office's low-key handling of a hospitalization that lasted more than a month.
Dayton, 71, said he will be "thrilled" to be back in St. Paul on Wednesday to celebrate his last Thanksgiving as governor with his family and his dogs.
Speaking in a strong, clear voice, Dayton spoke with reporters by phone from the Rochester, Minn., clin...