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

Rep. Kline fights Obama's bid to cap student loan interest

U.S. Rep. John Kline, who heads the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, says the country simply cannot afford to keep student loan interest low.

Updated: April 25, 2012, - 06:16 AM

Businessman Graves takes on Bachmann in Sixth

The entrepreneur is taking on the GOP lightning rod in the increasingly conservative district.

Updated: April 21, 2012, - 10:39 PM

Dollars are pouring into race for 8th District U.S. House seat

Democrats have lined up 3-deep in an attempt to defeat Chip Cravaack, who ousted 18-termer Jim Oberstar in 2010.

Updated: April 18, 2012, - 09:08 AM

Millions on hold in tribal case

If court upholds 2009 settlement over mismanaged Indian trust funds, $45 million would come into state.

Updated: April 12, 2012, - 10:21 PM

Support for military gets a big thank-you

Minnesotans from two groups were honored at the White House for their efforts.

Updated: April 11, 2012, - 11:23 PM

Dogged by debt, Minnesota GOP behind on its rent

Behind on bills and under investigation, it didn't pay for its St. Paul HQ. "We continue to be in a precarious ... position," a memo noted.

Updated: April 09, 2012, - 08:40 PM

Humphrey defends seniors in new D.C. role

Skip Humphrey's job to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new Office of Older Americans builds on a career in Minnesota of championing the rights of older Americans.

Updated: April 07, 2012, - 06:02 AM

Congress curbs its own stock trading

U.S. Rep. Tim Walz says his weakened bill is good, not perfect.

Updated: March 22, 2012, - 11:28 PM

Rick Santorum wins Minnesota's GOP caucus but not its cash

Major donors have favored all of his rivals, yet he won Minnesota easily. It's a sign of his direct appeal, backers say.

Updated: March 19, 2012, - 05:15 AM

Blunt, honest talk helps one district drive toward success

A Maryland school district built its reputation on its hard sell to minority parents on the benefits of getting involved and an intense focus on data -- from test scores to suspension rates.

Updated: March 13, 2012, - 10:52 AM

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