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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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

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

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