While Senate Democrats worked on getting the votes they need, senators approved bills that would support veterans and survivors of police officers who have died by suicide.
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Plus: No shame over school lunch, question over votes to pass a tech bill and police funding bill shot down.
Plus: Hendricks struggles against Emmer in fundraising, Emmer breaks with GOP on gay marriage and crime takes center stage at congressional hearing.
Plus: Jan. 6 hearings continue; Omar human rights amendment on defense bill passes; and why Politico is watching Dakota County.
Again, calls to end the filibuster, Sen. Amy Klobuchar bill takes on big-tech, more Jan. 6 hearings and Finstad is one of the NRCC’s Young Guns.
Democrats like Rep. Angie Craig hope to capitalize on the fear and anger many pro-choice Democrats feel, not only on the loss of constitutional rights to abortion and new threats to abortion rights in state legislatures and Congress.
Minnesota DFL formally pitches to DNC in bid to be first primary state, federal gas tax stalls, guns and insurrection and a first-class dust-up in the 2nd over travel.
It’s not the gun bill House Democrats wanted, but a trimmed-down bipartisan bill looks likely to pass the Senate.
Prime time hearings on the Jan. 6 insurrection take center stage in D.C. following emotional hearing of gun violence.
Plus: There’s hope for gun control legislation, high demand is a boon for farmers, a couple of Dems are calling for more police and Klobuchar is finally able to lay her father to rest.
Biden signs executive action on anniversary of George Floyd killing, misinformation on baby formula, continued fight over Twin Metals and a district formerly represented by Gov. Tim Walz now seems out of reach for Dems.
Wild times in D.C. with abortion hearings, a baby formula shortage, passage of domestic terror bill, and Cuban restrictions lifted.
Continued fallout from the SCOTUS leaked draft, some big endorsements for congressional districts and Emmer tries to protect freedom of speech.
Minnesota delegation responds to the SCOTUS draft, a sprint to the finish in CD1 and Rep. Dean Phillips fights for elderly entrepreneurs.
Congressional hopeful weighs in on the alleged human rights abuses by MPD, Rep. Tom Emmer supports Minority Leader McCarthy despite a past betrayal and Rep. Angie Craig tries to do something about our gas prices.
The CD1 race heats up, Stauber and Biden agree for once and Dean Phillips wants younger leaders in the House.
President Biden vs. inflation, Angie Craig tries to ban members of Congress from owning stocks and Pete Stauber on Minnesota police departments.
Biden extends the student loan payment moratorium, Rep. Tom Emmer wants to rein in government spending and Rep. Dean Phillips tries to resuscitate the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
This week in Washington news: SCOTUS news, the CD1 special election, and, of course, the latest about orgies and cocaine.
The District may be beautiful this week, but politics are still ugly — in Washington this week, we’ve got SCOTUS hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, good news for the GOP and the return of the earmark.