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

Obama to visit Twin Cities on Wednesday to discuss economy

The trip to discuss the economy comes as his popularity in the state is at an all-time low, with approval...

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 08:54 PM

Will attacks on Rep. Collin Peterson backfire on GOP?

Amid mounting rumors of retirement, Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson -- who has represented Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District since 1991 -- says he’s gearing up for another re-election run.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 09:26 PM

Feb. 17: Minn. Poll: Franken remains a divisive figure

More than half of Minnesotans say U.S. Sen. Al Franken is doing a good job, according to a new Minnesota Poll. But the latest results also show a growing dissatisfaction with his job performance.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 11:43 AM

Kline wants another term as House Education Committee chairman

Washington – U.S. Rep. John Kline wants to stay on as chairman of the House Education Committee in the next...

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 07:04 PM

Sen. Franken concerned about facial recognition apps and privacy

U.S. Sen. Al Franken is demanding answers from the makers of an app who claim it can scan strangers’ faces...

Updated: February 09, 2014, - 05:28 AM

Jan. 30: Minnesota will get $15.8M to ease propane crisis

In Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency this week because of the rising costs and severe shortage of propane and other home-heating fuels statewide.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 07:30 PM

Obama praises Minneapolis-based Punch Pizza

Twin Cities pizzeria owner, worker were in the gallery and praised for increase in workers’ wages.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 10:38 AM

Klobuchar, Franken ramp up driver privacy efforts

Efforts by Minnesota’s U.S. senators are part of a growing data-privacy push.

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 06:49 AM

Woodbury man jailed in UAE for video spoof returns home

Shezanne “Shez” Cassim, a U.S. citizen and University of Minnesota graduate, was jailed in the United Arab Emirates for for nine months.

Updated: January 09, 2014, - 10:51 PM

U grad to be freed from United Arab Emirates

Shezanne “Shez” Cassim is expected be back in Minnesota this week after spending nine months in prison over a YouTube video.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 08:02 PM

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