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

Minnesota tribal leaders plead for relief from budget cuts

Reeling from sequestration and shutdown, pessimistic officials go to D.C. to demand a reprieve from budget cuts.

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 09:48 PM

Three Minnesota Democrats buck party, vote for GOP health care bill

Bucking party leadership, Nolan, Peterson and Walz voted to allow continued sales of non-qualifying health policies.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 11:52 PM

Sen. Al Franken wants more NSA transparency

He believes more light needs to be shed on what the agency is doing with the data it collects and how it is affecting people.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 05:51 AM

McCollum: Redskins fight bigger than name

Rep. Betty McCollum has emerged as a major opponent of the NFL franchise’s controversial name. She’ll join protest Thursday at the Dome.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 06:03 PM

Minnesota Hotdish politics: Clock ticks on immigration reform

Washington – Members of Congress have come under several waves of lobbying from immigration-reform supporters on both the right and...

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 05:35 PM

Fierce re-election battle forecast for Kline

Taint of shutdown, new district makeup could color the 2014 race.

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 05:46 AM

Minnesota's congressional incumbents have big financial edges

Representing two potential swing districts, U.S. Reps. John Kline and Tim Walz have healthy fundraising leads over their opponents.In the...

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 09:44 PM

On Capitol Hill, definition of essential employees differs by office

At least half of Minnesota’s House members have not furloughed any aides because of the shutdown. While the aides work on, however, their pay is on hiatus.

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 10:44 PM

Federal employees in Minnesota work, with no future pay in sight

At work without paychecks, some government employees in Minnesota are feeling the pinch.

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 09:24 AM

Ellison among protesters arrested during immigration rally in D.C.

The Minnesota Congressman was among eight lawmakers detained during demonstration to advance immigration-reform legislation.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:45 AM

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