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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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

Sept. 24: Wilfs fined $84.5M in N.J. real estate fraud case

The money will go to former business partners, but the Wilfs’ attorneys expect the new Vikings stadium to open before the appeals process in the case ends.

Updated: September 24, 2013, - 07:02 AM

Food stamp vote splits Minn. delegation

WASHINGTON – House Republicans approved a plan Thursday that would scale back spending on the food stamp program, eliminating food...

Updated: September 19, 2013, - 07:34 PM

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