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 Poll: Minnesotans split on IRS scrutiny

Minnesota Poll: When assigning blame for the extra rigor the agency used in vetting conservative nonprofits, respondents divided along party...

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 05:39 AM

Sequester cuts hit home for Minnesotans -- more are coming

Across-the-board federal budget cuts are already unsettling the lives of Minnesotans, and more painful measures are coming this summer and fall.

Updated: June 16, 2013, - 10:06 PM

Minnesota delegation split on support of surveillance programs

Surveillance needed, but too broad, some say.

Updated: June 08, 2013, - 06:47 PM

Congress takes breaks, but keeps working

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress never officially takes a vacation.Rather than breaks, House and Senate calendars refer to time away from...

Updated: May 26, 2013, - 07:00 AM

Despite setback, U.S. Rep. Tim Walz continues push for transparency

The congressman tries a new tack to shed light on insider activity.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 10:24 PM

Bachmann, Tea Party leaders demand IRS investigation

Bachmann called the brewing controversy “far worse than Watergate,” while Ellison said all tax-exempt social welfare groups should undergo audits.

Updated: May 16, 2013, - 10:22 PM

Hotdish Politics: With Judiciary Committee drawing attention, Franken and Klobuchar are, too

Sen. Al Franken ducks it.Sen. Amy Klobuchar embraces it.This year, both have had their share of national attention and are...

Updated: May 11, 2013, - 08:34 PM

Rep. Keith Ellison autobiography set for September release

The Minneapolis-based Democrat is the latest in a long line of political figures to pen a memoir.

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 08:07 PM

May 2: Iowa panel seeks investigation of ex-Bachmann aide

Probe will look into claims against Iowa state senator

Updated: May 02, 2013, - 05:58 AM

Minnesota Rep. John Kline is chair, but title holds less power

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

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