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

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

Minnetonka grad is in line to be Obama's protocol chief

Washington – Peter Self­ridge, a Minnetonka High School graduate, is on the verge of becoming a U.S. ambassador and the...

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 10:15 PM

Minnesotan helps GOP to reach out on race

Hoeun Hach is one of 31 members of the Republican National Committee’s Asian Pacific American Advisory Council, one of three groups the RNC formed to “strengthen ties with minority communities and expand engagement efforts across the country.”

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 05:44 PM

McCollum: NFL should follow NBA's lead on racial issues

As co-chair of the Congressional Native American Caucus, McCollum has led efforts to pressure team owner Dan Snyder to change the team name.

Updated: May 01, 2014, - 11:06 PM

In fight to control Congress, Democrats have fundraising edge

Campaign finance reports for the top House candidates in the 52 most-competitive districts, as identified by the Rothenberg Political Report, show Democrats with $41.8 million in the bank, compared with $30.1 million for Republican candidates.

Updated: April 28, 2014, - 07:56 AM

Sen. Al Franken's campaign coffer totals $5.9 million

The first-term Democratic senator raised $2.7 million.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 10:01 PM

Left, right join to seek GOP support for gays at work

Washington – An unlikely coalition aiming to expand workplace protections for gay and lesbian employees is seeking support from a...

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 08:16 PM

Democrats take pass on Paulsen challenge

For the third election cycle in a row, they have failed to persuade big-name candidates to take on 3rd...

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 11:49 PM

MNsure chief is grilled by Congress

Investigators wanted details on how Minnesota’s insurance exchange survived near-collapse.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 06:53 AM

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