Over the past half-century, only five members of Congress from Minnesota — Kline, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and former congressmen Jim Oberstar, Martin Sabo and John Blatnik — have led House committees. But the jobs aren’t what they used to be.
Updated: April 28, 2013, - 08:38 PM
Minneapolis firm’s founder, once guilty of “theft by swindle,” gave $225,000 in January for Obama’s second inauguration.
Updated: April 22, 2013, - 11:00 PM
The long-serving conservative congressman laughed off a TV ad attack 18 months before elections.
Updated: April 19, 2013, - 09:43 PM
Private groups spent almost $3.7 million to send members of Congress and staff on trips in 2012, a 38 percent...
Updated: April 13, 2013, - 08:05 PM
House Democratic leaders have a new assignment for Walz: Take the helm of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s Frontline Program, mentoring Democrats in competitive districts from California to Connecticut in preparation for 2014’s midterm elections.
Updated: April 02, 2013, - 08:48 PM
The average three-month salary for full-time staff in Cravaack’s office rose 93 percent, from $12,269 to $23,722, in the fourth quarter of the year, with most of the increases coming in November — when he lost his re-election bid.
Updated: March 31, 2013, - 11:15 PM
Evangelicals and business leaders say a policy that includes tighter borders and a path to citizenship will benefit the GOP.
Updated: March 22, 2013, - 11:53 PM
Students on reservations are being affected earlier than most. Head Start, adult education programs expect reduced funding.
Updated: March 19, 2013, - 05:37 AM
Minnesota congressman steps forward to present GOP's revamped education agenda.
Updated: February 16, 2013, - 10:05 PM