Corey Mitchell

Reporter | Washington Bureau
Phone: Washington: 202-383-6121 Minneapolis: 612-673-4491
Corey Mitchell covers Minnesota-related issues in Congress.

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Mayo Clinic aims for more Pentagon funding

Its medical research has many military applications.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 11:26 PM

U campuses' pipeline to the military is under federal review

Reserve Officers’ Training Corps units at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus and the U’s Duluth campus are facing possible cuts because they are failing to turn out enough officers.

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 05:12 AM

McCollum: NFL crackdown on slurs should start with team name

Minnesota Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum has been a leader of efforts on Capitol Hill to get NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Washington owner Daniel Snyder to drop the team's nickname.

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 12:46 AM

St. Paul depot helps make case for Obama’s plans to boost jobs

Obama detailed his four-year, $302 billion proposal that calls for building, fixing or maintaining thousands of miles of roads and rail lines.

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 10:55 AM

Mpls. man describes solitary confinement: 'I saw men lose their minds'

Minneapolis man exonerated in killing tells Senate panel about his 15 years in solitary confinement in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, an infamous prison farm known as the “Alcatraz of the South.”

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 09:28 PM

Klobuchar leads push to get more women elected

Washington – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is leading a national effort to position more female Democratic candidates for victory in...

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 06:34 PM

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

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