The bill is part of a three-pronged approach advocates hope will prevent the opening of any mines near the Boundary Waters wilderness.
Their perspectives range the spectrum from cautious optimism to resigned indignation.
The U.S. Army says sequestration is forcing it to modernize its helicopter fleet — by taking them from the National Guard.
The Senate’s votestravaganza is largely just for show, but it produces votes that loom large in campaign season.
Rep. Rick Nolan — a member of the minority party — is the lone remaining Minnesotan on the House Transportation Committee.
Klobuchar read “Half the Sky,” a book about international sex trafficking, for two hours while calling on the Senate to move forward on a stalled sex trafficking bill.
An anti-human trafficking bill sponsored by Sen. Amy Klobuchar should have cruised through the Senate this week. Instead, abortion politics is on the verge of killing it.
The new regulations set aggressive carbon-emissions reduction targets for Minnesota — that is, if they are even legal.
WASHINGTON — Republicans used Wednesday’s Supreme Court hearing on the ACA to hint at their replacement plan. Details are scarce and passage unlikely.
For Sen. Franken and Reps. McCollum and Ellison, the speech was more about politics than real progress on Iran policy.
Increasingly, crises like the current one over Homeland Security funding are business as usual for Congress.
Thursday’s FCC vote is a big win for open Internet activists, but between potential lawsuits and legislation in Congress, Franken said their work isn’t done.
Congress has three days left to fund the department tasked with anti-terrorism operations, border control and disaster recovery.
Twin Cities officials have a plan to curb terror recruitment in Minnesota, but some in the Muslim community are still uneasy about it.
WASHINGTON — The Clay Hunt SAV Act, which looks to better publicize and oversee VA mental health offerings, is now law.
Obama has proposed $45 million to completely rebuild two tribal schools. For Rep. Betty McCollum and a group of Republicans that’s just the beginning.
Rep. Tom Emmer said he could support normalizing relations with Cuba, so long as the Obama administration’s negotiations bear fruit.