Gov.-elect Mark Dayton says he's humbled that he'll be the next governor of the state of Minnesota. Dayton struck a cooperative tone throughout his comments but reemphasized his plea to make taxes fairer in Minnesota. Dayton has said during the campaign that he wants to raise income taxes on Minnesota's top earners to balance the state's budget.
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