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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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

Rep. Betty McCollum wants an audible on 'Redskins' name

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum is continuing her campaign to press the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name.

Updated: September 14, 2013, - 06:05 PM

Congress, aides prepare for Affordable Care Act

Lawmakers and staffs will be forced to buy insurance from state exchanges or make other arrangements as health reform law...

Updated: September 02, 2013, - 11:23 PM

Obama, Kline could clash on college affordability plan

But Minnesota’s Kline opposes effort to link student federal loans to new effectiveness ratings.

Updated: September 02, 2013, - 09:47 PM

Democrats in Congress more liberal with stamp of approval

Minnesota’s congressional Democrats are more liberal than their Republican counterparts with their pens, not just their politics. When it comes to signing onto legislation as co-sponsors, Minnesota has some of the most prolific.

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 04:32 PM

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