Rep. John Kline, along with Minnesota Republican Erik Paulsen, felt he had no choice but to take the deal that emerged Wednesday.
Updated: October 17, 2013, - 10:36 AM
The push had bipartisan support but was not part of a potential deal in the Senate.
Updated: October 16, 2013, - 06:47 AM
Rod Grams, a “stoic farm kid” who grew up to be a Twin Cities TV anchor, congressman and U.S. senator, died at his rural Minnesota home after a long battle with colon cancer.
Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:37 PM
The Minnesota Congressman was among eight lawmakers detained during demonstration to advance immigration-reform legislation.
Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:45 AM
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison was arrested Tuesday by U.S. Capitol Police during an immigration rally on the National Mall.
Updated: October 08, 2013, - 06:09 PM
When the clock struck midnight on Tuesday, ushering in a massive federal government shutdown, the calendar also flipped back to 1949 for Minnesota farmers. That also could mean price hikes for shoppers.
Updated: October 07, 2013, - 09:32 AM
GOP Rep. Erik Paulsen calls repeal effort a potential “linchpin” building common ground for a deal.
Updated: October 02, 2013, - 10:14 PM
Parks, offices and services quickly shut down. Aid programs and tribes prepared to lose funding.
Updated: October 02, 2013, - 06:19 AM
Add Minnesota Republican Erik Paulsen to the GOP House members ready to cut a deal with Democrats, and possibly water down or drop their demand to block Obamacare to keep the government open.
Updated: October 01, 2013, - 10:06 PM