Allison Sherry

Senior Political Correspondent | Washington D.C.
Phone: 202-383-6120
I arrived at the Strib in March 2014, though was already living in D.C. Previously, I was the one-man bureau for the Denver Post. Before my beltway arrival in January 2011, I worked in the Denver newsroom covering an array of beats from health care to education, from poverty and the Great Recession to state politics.

Recent content from Allison Sherry

Medical device company executive plans run against Rep. John Kline

Political newcomer says she will seek DFL nomination in 2016.

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 09:43 PM

GOP, Democrats gird for showdown on No Child Left Behind overhaul

This spring, Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are girding for one of the biggest showdowns in a decade on how to revamp the 13-year-old No Child Left Behind law that fundamentally challenged norms in public education by requiring schools prove ­students were effectively learning core subjects.

Updated: January 25, 2015, - 11:00 PM

Minneapolis mom moves front and center in speech

President adopted Rebekah Erler’s family story as emblematic of middle-class America.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 06:14 AM

Rep. Tim Walz swaps Transportation for Defense, hopes to gain power

Former soldier expects Armed Services committee to be better power base for him, constituents.

Updated: January 19, 2015, - 09:58 PM

Cargill takes the lead in urging end to Cuba trade restrictions

Cargill and the new U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba — more than two dozen trade associations representing virtually every crop and meat produced in the United States — have engaged Minnesotans in Congress for help.

Updated: January 16, 2015, - 08:38 AM

Homeland Security zeroes in on U of M software program as new tool

Homeland Security takes deep interest in CRISTAL, whose uses could include protecting the nation’s food supply.

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 09:48 PM

Emmer goes to work amid chaos and change

Minnesota’s newest congressman joins GOP majority on Capitol Hill.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 12:24 AM

Klobuchar gets tourism measure tucked in spending bill

Brand USA’s campaign drew an additional 1 million visitors to the United States. One international ad featured the Mall of America.

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 04:46 PM

For Rep. Keith Ellison, recent protests speak to a lifelong struggle

Recent protests across the country, including in Minneapolis, have stoked old passions for the Minnesota Democrat.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 05:42 PM

Michele Bachmann doesn't leave Washington quietly

‘I kept the faith,’ she says, promising to stay in the spotlight

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 07:04 AM

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