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January 12, 2018
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 3, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 30, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
New misconduct allegation leveled against Franken on USO tour
November 30, 2017 - 9:35am
November 17, 2017
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
November 17, 2017 - 9:25am
July 24, 2017
Jason Lewis
Lewis pledges support for Yucca Mountain nuclear repository
July 24, 2017 - 11:28am
July 11, 2017
Dan Feehan officially announced his run as Democrat for Minnesota's first congressional district during an event in Mankato July 10, 2017. Submitted photo.
Red Wing native announces congressional bid
July 11, 2017 - 9:57am
May 24, 2017
Jeff Erdmann. Submitted photo
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
May 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 10, 2016
Former 2014 GOP candidate for the 8th Congressional District Stewart Mills announced Saturday he is forming an exploratory committee to weigh whether to run again.play button
Nolan-Mills U.S. House race tight
November 10, 2016 - 4:07pm
November 8, 2016
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) fills out his ballot at PS 321 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., November 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
November 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
October 26, 2016
LETTER: Craig believes a promise is a promise
October 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 9, 2016
Paula Overby
Overby aims to 'empower communities' in congress
October 9, 2016 - 6:00am
September 21, 2016
Bill Sorg of Sorg Farms points out neighboring communities to congressional candidate Angie Craig. (photo by Maureen McMullen)
Craig connects with farmers in the second district
September 21, 2016 - 6:00am