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January 12, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota would seem to have an outsized influence on the next farm bill. Both of the state's senators are on that body's Agriculture...
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 3, 2018
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 6, 2017
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken's political friends want and expect him to resign. The Minnesota Democrat plans a Thursday, Dec. 7, announcement...
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 30, 2017
New misconduct allegation leveled against Franken on USO tour
An Army veteran from Ohio says U.S. Sen. Al Franken cupped her breast in 2003. Stephanie Kemplin, 41, told CNN about a USO tour photo opportunity...
November 30, 2017 - 9:35am
November 17, 2017
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
ST. PAUL — Some of the strongest comments against U.S. Sen. Al Franken's inappropriate 2006 behavior toward a female entertainer came from members of his own Democratic-Farm-Labor Party. "We are incredibly disappointed in Sen. Franken," DFL Chairman Ken Martin said after West...
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
ST. PAUL — Al Franken has faced allegations of improperly treating women before. In 2008, just before Franken won his first Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
November 17, 2017 - 9:25am
July 24, 2017
Lewis pledges support for Yucca Mountain nuclear repository
A bill that would accelerate the construction of a federal nuclear repository at a former nuclear testing site in Nevada experienced its first...
July 24, 2017 - 11:28am
July 11, 2017
Red Wing native announces congressional bid
Former Department of Defense official and Army veteran Dan Feehan announced his run for Minnesota's first congressional district July 11. The...
July 11, 2017 - 9:57am
May 24, 2017
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
Rosemount High School teacher and head football coach Jeff Erdmann has announced his run for Minnesota's 2nd District. Erdmann will run as a...
May 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 10, 2016
Nolan-Mills U.S. House race tight
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's northeast quadrant attracted attention from national politicians as Democratic U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan struggled to...
November 10, 2016 - 4:07pm
November 8, 2016
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
WASHINGTON - Republicans maintained their majorities in both chambers of the U.S. Congress in a momentous election on Tuesday in which Republican...
November 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
October 26, 2016
LETTER: Craig believes a promise is a promise
To the Editor: Many of us haven’t lived the American dream for some time. Congress has done nothing to keep it alive. Congress is in disrepair. Both houses of Congress are controlled by a party that cares only for the wealthy. It is time for change. Enough is enough.
October 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 9, 2016
Overby aims to 'empower communities' in congress
Congressional candidate Paula Overby organized her campaign around a central goal to "make politics friendly again." In her second run for Minnesota's...
October 9, 2016 - 6:00am
September 21, 2016
Craig connects with farmers in the second district
Rural broadband access, environmental policy and the 2018 farm bill were among the topics congressional candidate Angie Craig discussed with...
September 21, 2016 - 6:00am