Roger Kittelson says his late entry into the race is no problem, and that he’ll run a grass-roots, volunteer-based campaign focusing on the issues he cares about most.
No member of Congress has moved to put forth a war declaration since 1941.
Minnesota’s delegation echoed the national divide, with Republicans critical of Obama’s plan to settle more Syrians while some Democrats defended the current refugee screening process.
The compromise bill taking shape restores a lot of power over school accountability to the states. But don’t expect testing to go anywhere.
Sen. Al Franken is pushing a bill in the Senate that would require consent of users before companies share user location data they’ve collected with third parties.
In response to a long series of scandals at the agency, Republicans have taken direct aim at the public sector unions that represent Veterans Affairs’ employees.
The pipeline issue has weighed on Obama for virtually his entire presidency.
If demographic trends continue, Minnesota looks set to lose a congressional seat after the 2020 Census.
Bolstered by a big re-election victory in 2014, Minnesota’s junior senator may finally be embracing the national spotlight as a leading fundraiser, cheerleader, and all-around asset for the Democratic Party.
After a tumultuous October, Ryan’s ascension to the top House job occurred with much pomp and little drama.
The deal raises the debt ceiling and ends the four-year-long sequester by lifting caps on both defense and discretionary spending.
The drama in CD2 has been on the GOP side, but there’s an interesting race developing between the two Democratic candidates.
Even if you never drink beers produced by SABMiller, Anheuser-Busch InBev or their biggest competitors, the merger’s effects may trickle into the smallest corners of the $100-billion-per-year beer industry.
The day came with a heaping serving of nostalgia for a time when progressives stood on principle and told the truth, political consequences be damned.
Heins was seen as a welcome replacement after the botched nomination hearings of George Tsunis, but his appointment has been held up by unrelated political fights.
Democrats’ gun bills have almost zero chance of even coming up for consideration in a Republican-controlled Senate, but for backers of the effort, it’s not just about passing a bill.
Sanders and Ellison have a history and a shared vision, so it’s not a shocker the congressman will back his Senate colleague.
Congress’ largest policy and social club was founded to be a voice for conservation. So why does it spend so much time on gun politics?
Allowing someone like Kline — experienced, well-liked, and with a known retirement date — to pick up the gavel would give the House GOP time to sort out a way forward.
Optimism reigned after the House and Senate each passed sweeping education overhaul bills, but finding a compromise between the chambers that’s palatable to the president may be a bridge too far.