The 69-27 Senate vote marks a major victory for traditional retailers such as Minnesota-based Target and Best Buy, both of which have spent millions of dollars over the the past decade trying to remove what they consider an unfair advantage for online sellers.
Updated: May 06, 2013, - 09:05 PM
Taxpayers paid billions more than needed to bail farmers out last year, an advocacy group said.
Updated: May 01, 2013, - 09:12 PM
Bob Kennedy dreamed up the Hackensack Children’s Fishing Contest over beers at the American Legion Hall. He turned that dream...
Updated: April 30, 2013, - 07:50 PM
The Senate moved closer to passage, but the outlook is less clear in the House. Retail giants such as Minnesota-based Target and Best Buy have spent millions of dollars over the past decade lobbying for the tax.
Updated: April 26, 2013, - 10:54 PM
WASHINGTON – The Senate closed debate late Thursday afternoon on landmark legislation to allow states to force out-of-state online businesses...
Updated: April 25, 2013, - 05:26 PM
Minneapolis firm’s founder, once guilty of “theft by swindle,” gave $225,000 in January for Obama’s second inauguration.
Updated: April 22, 2013, - 11:00 PM
Senator says Internet check produces too many incorrect citizenship reports.
Updated: April 18, 2013, - 09:06 PM
A Klobuchar provision allows foreigners for tech jobs Americans can’t fill.
Updated: April 17, 2013, - 09:02 PM
Crystal Sugar’s lockout is over, but the hiring of replacement workers may cause tension.
Updated: April 15, 2013, - 09:31 PM