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 set to debate long-term unemployment benefits in new year

Congressional Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, have a plan to highlight hard-hit areas, making it more difficult for individual GOP lawmakers to avoid discussing the direct consequences.

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 10:13 PM

Dec. 24: U graduate sentenced to year in Abu Dhabi prison

Shezanne Cassim’s family doesn’t know how much longer he’ll remain in Abu Dhabi prison.

Updated: December 23, 2013, - 08:15 PM

Comedians rally behind 'U' grad detained in Abu Dhabi

Shezanne Cassim’s parody of youth culture is no laughing matter for United Arab Emirates authorities.

Updated: December 22, 2013, - 10:08 PM

Wilfs slapped with $103 million judgment, ordered to post $110 million appeal bond

If Vikings owners lose appeal, wealth could be disclosed by mid-February.

Updated: December 21, 2013, - 09:48 AM

Judgment due soon in Wilf fraud case

After a judge awards final damages in a decades-old legal battle, a costly appeal will likely prolong the case for...

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 06:39 AM

Net worth of Wilfs soon could be revealed

In New Jersey, Vikings owners are expected to learn what they will have to pay former partners.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 10:12 PM

Oct. 2: Former Bachmann aide Sorenson resigns

He leaves Iowa state senate after report says he got money from her failed presidential campaign.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 07:23 PM

U.S. State Department monitoring Cassim's case

The charges against the 2006 University of Minnesota graduate from Woodbury are "as ludicrous as they are harsh,” says the London-based Emirates Center for Human Rights.

Updated: November 29, 2013, - 10:32 PM

Rep. Kline says health care law will undermine education

To ease law’s costs, expect fewer programs and limits on part-time staffers, the GOP congressman says.

Updated: November 29, 2013, - 10:28 PM

Nov. 27: U grad jailed in Abu Dhabi for YouTube spoof

Shezanne Cassim is in a maximum-security prison after posting a YouTube video that family members say was intended as a spoof on youth culture in Dubai, where he has lived and worked since graduating from the U in 2006.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 12:33 PM

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