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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With $1.1M, Kline is way ahead of Democratic challenger in fund-raising

U.S. Rep. John Kline has banked $1.1 million to defend his south suburban congressional seat against national Democrats targeting him...

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 11:11 PM

Kline makes another bid to rewrite No Child Left Behind

But chances of brokering a bipartisan deal this year appear slim, insiders say.

Updated: July 04, 2013, - 09:29 PM

Minnesota students fret over loan hikes as deadline passes

Nearly 200,000 Minnesota college students will see interest rates double on future federal loans after Congress and the White House failed to reach a compromise to keep the rates low before today’s deadline.

Updated: July 01, 2013, - 06:22 AM

Minnesota Poll: Franken's approval rating ticks up

Ahead of 2014 election, job marks are highest yet for the former comedian.

Updated: June 27, 2013, - 07:02 AM

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

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