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

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

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

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