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

Norwegians angry over U.S. envoy nominee

Opposition to George Tsunis as U.S. ambassador grows in Congress, too.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 09:12 PM

Promise Neighborhood program faces questions

Two Twin Cities neighborhoods are making gains under the federal initiative, organizers say. But halfway through the initiative, the federal government has no plan to evaluate its effectiveness.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 10:03 PM

U.S. House votes to name Cold Spring post office for slain cop

The bill must be approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama before the tribute is approved.

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 08:16 PM

Dayton, congressional delegation press feds for water-project money

Buoyed after a meeting with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation and Gov. Mark Dayton are confident...

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 10:33 PM

Tea Party in Minnesota: 'A tsunami is coming'

Rep. Cantor’s loss buoys factions but means loss of big campaign bucks for Minnesota GOP.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Democrats, GOP spar on student loan debt

Obama’s payment cap could help more than a half-million Minnesotans but will cost taxpayers billions.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 10:01 PM

Democrats prop up challenger to U.S. Rep. Kline

Kline challenger Obermueller gets boost from national group; GOP calls competition “laughable.”

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 11:41 PM

Congress unites to pressure Veterans Affairs chief to resign

Rep. Tim Walz’s no-confidence vote toward Eric Shinseki has become nearly unanimous within Minnesota’s congressional delegation.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 09:19 AM

Congress poised to close Upper St. Anthony Falls lock to hold off Asian carp

Both houses ready votes to shut the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock to help keep the invasive species out of state’s northern waters.

Updated: May 13, 2014, - 09:49 PM

Klobuchar, Paulsen advocate for sex crime victims

Washington – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen are among a coalition of congressional lawmakers honing their...

Updated: May 07, 2014, - 10:52 AM

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