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
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
But Minnesota’s Kline opposes effort to link student federal loans to new effectiveness ratings.
Updated: September 02, 2013, - 09:47 PM
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
U.S. Sen. Al Franken reported a net worth in the millions of dollars when the Senate released personal financial disclosure reports for its members this year. He wasn’t alone: Nearly half of lawmakers in the Congress, 48 percent, have an estimated net worth of more than $1 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
Updated: August 10, 2013, - 05:58 PM
Liberal activists plan to use the break to press the congressmen on hot-button issues, but Erik Paulsen and John Kline...
Updated: August 07, 2013, - 08:23 PM
To secure his nomination, Democrats were forced to scramble to find enough votes to prevent a filibuster.
Updated: August 01, 2013, - 06:19 AM
Senate Democrats force a vote on whether he should permanently lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Updated: July 29, 2013, - 09:50 PM
But a White House veto threat looms for the bill, which would slash the federal government’s role in education.
Updated: July 19, 2013, - 10:44 PM