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The state and its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses offer high stakes to a candidate banking on her appeal in the Midwest.
On Friday, Tlaib said she won't visit her relatives in the West Bank after Israel reversed itself earlier in the day by issuing a permit on humanitarian grounds.
The initiative is intended to help bridge America's urban-rural divide, the senator said.
At least one Israeli group has petitioned the government to block her visit, according to local reports.
U.S. Reps. Dean Phillips and Pete Stauber described wretched conditions there after visits.
Still polling in the low single digits, the Minnesota senator needed more than ever to make the kind of big impression that produces momentum.
But critics say she sticks to bills that are narrowly focused, not controversial.
The House Republican from southern Minnesota has emerged as a top target for Democrats in 2020, but he isn't shying away from conservative stances.
Civil rights leader says the president's attacks on the Minnesota Democrat are putting her at risk.
The House voted 240-187 to pass a resolution condemning as racist President Trump's tweets and comments aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar as well as three other congresswomen of color.
Trump on Monday renewed his assault on Omar during a formal presentation before dozens of business owners gathered on the South Lawn to celebrate American entrepreneurship.
The Minnesota Democrat still has to hit the 130,000 unique donors needed to make the September debate.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar has taken out a slew of Facebook ads pleading for small-dollar contributions to reach a threshold to qualify for the critical third round of debates in September.
The Democratic presidential candidate says Secretary Alexander Acosta should step down over handling of Florida case against financier Jeffrey Epstein
A spokeswoman said he filed for an extension in April and that filling out his form takes longer "given the complexity of Dean's finances."
The job as chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee has thrust the Delano Republican into the brawling heart of national politics.
She won positive but not effusive reviews from pundits for her Miami performance amid a packed field.
State AG chose the Vermont senator over fellow Minnesotan Amy Klobuchar.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar had as much to gain in the first Democratic presidential debate as any candidate in the crowded field. Competing with nine other…
Critics, including Amy Klobuchar, call the plan unrealistic, unaffordable.
The wealthy Minnesota native has plunged into politics for the first time with a proposal for a new kind of work visa intended to greatly increase legal immigration into the country.
Legislation would prohibit schools from publicly identifying students with unpaid lunch debts.
Lengthy proposal from Minnesota Democrat would overturn most of President Donald Trump's orders, policies.
Activists are pressing to move forward, but Angie Craig, Dean Phillips are undecided.
Questions about Omar's complicated marriage and immigration history resurfaced Thursday when a state campaign finance board revealed that she and Ahmed Hirsi filed joint tax returns in 2014 and 2015 — a period when she was legally married to another man.
The repayment amount represents what the board determined is the campaign funds used in 2016 and 2017 for purposes not permitted by state law.
One is all in on the Trump agenda, while the other has made bipartisan moves.
The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain has asked U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar to stop talking about her late father on the presidential campaign trail.The…
From her seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and with a growing international reputation, the former refugee is wading into debates over various global hot spots and controversies.
Klobuchar has not yet released her own comprehensive immigration proposal as a presidential candidate.
Reps. Hagedorn, Emmer, Stauber all say China needs to be reined in.
Senator pushing legislation to get mental health services in schools.
The Minnesota Democrat pitched her presidential campaign message on a station whose viewers are not necessarily inclined to support Democrats.
Kelly Holstine, Minnesota's 2018 teacher of the year, is one of just two teachers to skip an Oval Office meeting over objections to President Trump's policies, words.
A quarter of a century later, fighting to break through in the Democratic presidential contest, Amy Klobuchar has made her father's battle with drinking a central part of the story she's telling voters around the country.
In a subsequent interview Klobuchar stopped short of saying she thinks Trump committed a crime.
Freshman Democrat Ilhan Omar is alone in pressing now for articles of impeachment against President Trump.
While embattled Minnesota U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar fends off attacks from President Donald Trump, two fellow Democrats, including a fellow House freshman, have declined political…
Klobuchar is the latest Democrat to agree to a televised sit-down with a network disdained by many Democrats.
Trump recited a number of GOP selling points for the tax cuts, which Democrats opposed for conferring most of its benefits on the wealthy and large corporations.
Burnsville visit is seen as an opening gambit in fiercely contested bid for the state in 2020.
Trump will appear at Nuss Truck and Equipment on Monday, which is the deadline for filing income taxes.
Murdoch-owned N.Y. Post takes aim at her on cover.
Minnesota lawmakers in Washington cook to bridge the partisan divide.
A bill in Washington to lower insurance premiums has hit an odd GOP wall.
Washington – A digital ad campaign launched Wednesday by a Republican advocacy group calls on U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips to demand the resignation of…
Back in Iowa, the Minnesota senator and Democratic presidential candidate is laying out her strategy.
Father of Trevor Oliver of Coon Rapids was killed shielding fellow soldiers.
Additional controversies could lead to Democratic primary challenge in 2020.
Minnesota Republicans: 'Time to move forward for the good' of U.S.
The resolution condemning bigotry in many forms is a response to controversy kicked up by Rep. Ilhan Omar's comment about Israel.
Leaders of the House's Democratic majority were forced to delay a planned vote on a resolution to condemn anti-Semitism.
The Minnesota senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate responds to reports that she is hard on employees.
Presidential candidate says "states should have the right to determine the best approach to marijuana within their borders."
Sen. Amy Klobuchar brought her message of grit and electability to New Hampshire on Monday, where she has just under a year to make an impression with the state's Democratic voters if her presidential campaign is to grow legs outside the Midwest.
Rep. Ilhan Omar insisted Friday that she is not anti-Semitic, and that she regrets a tweet that was widely condemned for perpetuating Jewish stereotypes because it undermined her own attempts to foster cultural harmony.
Trump said Tuesday that Omar should resign or at least leave her seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee after her tweet was decried as anti-Semitic.
Asked by reporters about controversial Omar remarks, Trump says she should either resign Congress or from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar will test her hometown brand on the national stage as she throws her hat into the ring for the 2020 race to be the President of the United States.
The Minnesota senator is widely expected to announce this afternoon that she's running for president in 2020.
She will make her announcement at a 1 p.m. event at Boom Island Park, across the Mississippi River from downtown Minneapolis.
And Minnesota freshmen in Congress are among those trying to end tactic.
The Minnesota senator, considering a national campaign, is pushing affordable prescriptions, social media privacy in Congress.
As federal shutdown drags on, Minnesota Democrat and colleagues seek to cover child-care costs for unpaid federal workers.
The 12 women and men who chair House Appropriations subcommittees — they're called "Cardinals" around Capitol Hill — have long been seen as among the most powerful members of Congress. Rep. Betty McCollum, whose district encompasses Ramsey County, is now one of them.
A lawmaker's committee slots usually dictate their legislative focus.
Minnesota senator calls on Trump, McConnell to end shutdown; highlights Minnesota federal employee working without pay.
The freshman House Democrat from Minnesota tweeted without evidence that Republican South Carolina senator is "compromised." She wrote: "They got to him." She later called her tweet "just an opinion."
The Minnesota Democrat is part of a small bipartisan group of House members that met with President Trump today at the White House to talk about the shutdown.
Minnesota senator ran through litany of issues in brief series of exchanges with President Trump's attorney general choice, William Barr.
Democrats back measures to reopen shuttered agencies, while Republicans back Trump's call for border wall.
New members usually don't get the plum spots.
More than half of Minnesota's members of the U.S. House are new faces.
Minnesota senator hasn't made a final decision but has thoughts on message, political path.
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum was part of a congressional delegation that traveled to Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Bangladesh last week with a goal of addressing…