Senator press DHS with tough questions

ST PAUL, Minn. — State senators spent three and a half hours Tuesday, looking to air out a wide variety of trouble spots at the Department of Human Services.

The hearing was billed ahead of time in public notices as "What went wrong at DHS?" and the witnesses included employees, former employees, Native American tribal leaders, the legislative auditor and the acting head of the agency.

"The problem at DHS it that it's insular and isolated,...