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

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

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

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