Corey Mitchell

Reporter | Washington Bureau
Phone: Washington: 202-383-6121 Minneapolis: 612-673-4491
Corey Mitchell covers Minnesota-related issues in Congress.

Recent content from Corey Mitchell

In tight Eighth District race, Nolan takes a page from Walz

Walz's success against challenges led Democratic leaders to tap him as a mentor for their most endangered incumbents, including Nolan.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 11:00 PM

Bill Maher's 'Flip a District' challenge targets Rep. Kline

Corey MitchellHBO late-night host Bill Maher is hatching a plan to kick U.S. Rep. John Kline out of Congress.Campaigning for...

Updated: September 29, 2014, - 09:28 AM

Minnesota Poll: Support slipping for proposed PolyMet project

Forty percent of Minnesotans approve of PolyMet Mining Corp.’s proposal, a six-percentage-point decline from a poll conducted in February. Despite the slide, a statewide groundswell of opposition has not emerged.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 12:23 AM

Jim Hagedorn faces an uphill battle against Tim Walz

The GOP candidate pulled off a stunning primary upset, but old blog posts, party infighting have dogged his campaign.

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 11:03 AM

Ex-aide to Michele Bachmann pleads guilty to campaign finance misdeeds

Kent Sorenson, who took under-the-table money in 2011, pleaded guilty to one count of causing a federal campaign committee to falsely report its expenditures and one count of obstruction of justice.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 11:15 PM

Bill would limit members of Congress in hiring family

Corey MitchellWashington – Democrat Keith Ellison has done it. So has Republican Erik Paulsen. Democrat Collin Peterson still does it.The...

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 04:59 PM

GOP voters pick Emmer as likely Bachmann heir

Businessman Hagedorn upsets party-endorsed candidate in First District.

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 09:04 AM

Klobuchar looks into scrutiny of contact lens prices

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is concerned that the moves by the three leading manufacturers to set minimum prices will snuff out competition and put consumers at a disadvantage.

Updated: August 04, 2014, - 09:16 AM

Bloomberg group backs Klobuchar bill on gun purchases by domestic abusers

Washington – Michael Bloomberg’s gun-control advocacy group is running an ad backing legislation from Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., that would...

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 11:31 PM

Audit: Rochester VA clinic 'felt pressure to manipulate' appointment data to hide delays

Internal audit asked 43 schedulers in the Minneapolis VA Health Care System about altering appointment data.

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 12:01 AM

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