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

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

Nearly half of Congress members are millionaires

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

Recess is test time for Minnesota's House Republicans

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

U.S. Senate confirms B. Todd Jones as ATF director

To secure his nomination, Democrats were forced to scramble to find enough votes to prevent a filibuster.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 06:19 AM

Showdown on Jones' nomination to head ATF could come Wednesday

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

House passes U.S. Rep. John Kline's No Child Left Behind rewrite

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

House GOP passes farm bill without food stamps

GOP succeeded in splitting off food stamp program from the bill.

Updated: July 12, 2013, - 12:20 AM

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