Corey Mitchell

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

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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

Mn. delegation bonds over hot dish contest

The 2nd annual Hotdish Off held by the Minnesota congressional delegation held some surprises.

Updated: March 08, 2012, - 08:54 AM

Decades after U.S. swindle, Chippewa may be repaid

In a proposed move some tribal leaders say would bring long-awaited closure, lawmakers are debating a $28 million payment to six Chippewa bands.

Updated: March 04, 2012, - 10:32 PM

Crude tweet mentioning Bachmann investigated

WASHINGTON - A federal grand jury here is investigating a man for allegedly using Twitter to threaten U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann during her presidential campaign.

Updated: February 24, 2012, - 11:31 PM

House OKs curb on insider trading

The ethics measure, authored by U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, must now be reconciled with a Senate version.

Updated: February 09, 2012, - 11:28 PM

Support turns to opposition on No Child Left Behind reform

Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., still wants to see that no child is left behind in school. But times have changed for Kline and for the education reform movement that has listed hundreds of Minnesota schools as failing.

Updated: February 07, 2012, - 06:38 AM

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