This week from Washington, we’re headed off of the unemployment benefits cliff, Motherboard obtains spy plane footage of Minneapolis and a look at the CD-7 race.
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Jim Hagedorn votes to keep Confederate monuments up; tons of Fifth District news and a lot of legislation.
A quick look at the fundraising in the Fifth Congressional District; Angie Craig passes two bills; and McCollum and Omar push for appropriations for the Twin Cities.
The Fifth District primary, Jason Lewis responds to MinnPost’s coverage and Andy Slavitt says something hopeful on COVID-19.
The Justice in Policing Act gets a vote; Klobuchar will not be vice president; and all about proxy voting.
This week from Washington, the Supreme Court decides the fate of the DACA’s program, Mayor Melvin Carter testifies in D.C., and Congress prepares to vote on national policing legislation.
George Floyd’s brother testifies; a conversation with Rep. Ilhan Omar; and a look at the disaster in D.C. that wasn’t.
This week from Washington, the president uses police to attack protestors; Republicans endorse Jason Lewis; and Dean Phillips talks about his PPP legislation.
Plus: Rep. Dean Phillips has two pieces of legislation on the House floor; Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the DFL Convention this weekend; and more.
Minnesota’s mayors say they need federal money soon; Sen. Amy Klobuchar endorses a few candidates and Rep. Ilhan Omar has a new book.
The HEROES Act; Biden’s silence on Twin Metals and Line 3; and a bit on vote by mail.
This week from Washington, MNGOP congressional district conventions pick their candidates; Jesse Ventura is not not not running for president; and Gov. Tim Walz is a popular guy.
This week from Washington, the Vice President goes to Rochester; 29 senators endorse the $50 billion Smith/Warren childcare plan and unemployment benefits for gig-workers are up (kind of).
Congress is back in session; Jason Lewis takes to his RV; and Klobuchar is both in and out of VEEP considerations.
Taking another look at the CARES Act; who funded the pro-Klobuchar Super PAC; and Omar demands Federal oversight of Amazon after firing of two workers in Shakopee.
Congress considers a fourth COVID-related stimulus package; the Trump administration continues its fight against the Affordable Care Act; and Sen. Bernie Sanders drops his bid for president.
Stimulus oversight; vote-by-mail efforts; campaigning in times of COVID-19; and more.
Federal stimulus bill; Rep. Angie Craig’s HUMBLE Act gets new attention; Klobuchar’s husband sick with coronavirus infection; and more.
The COVID-19 pandemic in D.C.; Hagedorn on climate change; and more.
COVID-19 response; Omar challenger has email list from DCCC-linked firm; Trump’s FEC appointment; and more.