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

Lame-duck Cravaack handed out large raises to his staff

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

Minnesota evangelicals, business leaders press for immigration reform

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

Sequester cuts hitting Minnesota's reservation schools

Students on reservations are being affected earlier than most. Head Start, adult education programs expect reduced funding.

Updated: March 19, 2013, - 05:37 AM

Kline has a prime role as Republicans remake image

Minnesota congressman steps forward to present GOP's revamped education agenda.

Updated: February 16, 2013, - 10:05 PM

Minimum-wage increase gathers steam in Minnesota

Legislators getting behind effort to increase state's base wage.

Updated: February 14, 2013, - 12:36 PM

Nolan learns new D.C. mantra is 'Show me the money'

Fresh off a $16 million congressional race, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan received a not-so-subtle reminder that he is expected to maintain the frenzied fundraising pace that helped him win his northern Minnesota seat.

Updated: February 11, 2013, - 05:40 AM

Shootings stir action on Wellstone legacy

Wellstone law still awaits rules for expanded insurance coverage.

Updated: February 03, 2013, - 10:42 PM

Minnesota deputy to first lady is leaving D.C.

The same day President Obama appointed Stillwater native Denis McDonough as his chief of staff, Crystal native Semonti Stephens left her job as deputy communications director for Michelle Obama.

Updated: February 02, 2013, - 06:51 PM

Obama taps Stillwater native Denis McDonough as chief of staff

Stillwater native won high praise from the president as he took on "this very difficult job."

Updated: January 26, 2013, - 08:18 AM

Top Obama aide-to-be McDonough has deep Minnesota roots

Stillwater High School graduate Denis McDonough's likely rise to chief of staff is no surprise to friends.

Updated: January 17, 2013, - 11:12 PM

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