Bachmann said she sees an opportunity for Republicans to win over Democrats disillusioned by the failures of the Obama administration.
In the twilight of her congressional career, Bachmann is in a familiar spot: leading the charge against Barack Obama and congressional leadership alike.
Walz’s failed bid for VA committee leadership was merely an opening foray as he seeks to make his mark on military policy in the next Congress and beyond.
A bid to lead Democrats on the House VA Committee abruptly ended on Wednesday after maneuvering on the part of Democratic leadership.
Klobuchar will chair the Democratic Steering Committee, tasked with meeting with outside groups and experts to discuss and set policy positions for the party.
In the nation’s capital for new member orientation, Congressman-elect Tom Emmer talks about learning how to legislate — and finding a place to live.
Among them: turnout was terrible; the Range isn’t red and Collin Peterson might be indestructible.
Peterson noted the effectiveness of the new Congress will depend on congressional Republicans (who now hold the Senate as well) and the White House.
Republicans won the U.S. Senate on Wednesday night, but Minnesota Sens. Klobuchar and Franken said they’ve heard from Republicans willing to work with them.
Though they lost the state House, Democratic victories in the Senate and governor’s race here went against national trends.
Both campaigns have natural bases in the district; their goal now is to make sure their voters show up on Tuesday.
A GOP majority looks likely, though it wouldn’t be large enough to break a filibuster or override a presidential veto.
The CD7 candidates departed from the script on Obamacare, argued the value of incumbent clout vs. fresh blood, and talked Nancy Pelosi.
Minnesota’s underdog U.S. House candidates are realistic about their chances — but they’re campaigning hard anyway.
The former Secretary of State, in town for events last week, spoke about foreign policy with MinnPost.