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

Newcomer McFadden wins big in GOP Senate primary

Newcomer McFadden to face incumbent Franken in closely watched race.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 09:01 AM

McFadden says oral contraception should be available over the counter

The Senate hopeful says he is coming at the issue “as a problem-solver” rather than making it a partisan debate.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 06:35 AM

Westrom carrying tens of thousands in personal debt

Financial disclosures show that Torrey Westrom owes tens of thousands on credit cards, student loans.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 08:55 PM

Franken, McFadden make U.S. Senate race a top-dollar show

Reports show Franken, McFadden are tops in fundraising compared with out-of-state counterparts.

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 10:19 AM

Minnesota family fights to bring children home from Congo

Congo halted exit letters for adopted kids, and hundreds are in limbo.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 08:59 PM

Rep. Collin Peterson's son collects salary as campaign treasurer

Democrat’s son gets salary as campaign treasurer.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 08:36 PM

Minn. refugee groups fear losing federal funds to border crisis

Federal officials are warning that unless Congress approves President Obama’s $3.7 billion funding request before the August congressional recess, $94 million that had been devoted mostly to refugees instead will be diverted to the escalating crisis on the border.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 09:54 AM

Minn. refugee groups fear losing federal funds to border crisis

State’s refugee organizations worry that federal funds used to aid new arrivals will be sidetracked by minors at border.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 11:36 PM

Minnesota GOP's Larson goes national

WASHINGTON – Jeff Larson has been called the silver bullet in Minnesota GOP politics, the smartest guy in the room,...

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 05:36 PM

Minnesota sweats projects that rely on federal highway fund

Martin Road, a six-mile stretch north of Duluth that needs to be repaved next year at a cost of $3.2 million, and hundreds of planned road projects in Minnesota could be put on ice if Congress doesn’t come up with even a temporary patch for the Trust Fund.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 05:19 AM

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