This week from Washington, Amy Coney Barrett up for a full Senate vote, Collin Peterson wants to go back, and the first MinnPoll (!!).
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Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination moves forward, political ad spending across Minnesota, and Minnesota likely isn’t the swing state the Trump campaign wants it to be.
This week from Washington, the COVID-19 relief effort stalls, what Trump’s new executive order means for mining in Minnesota and what’s up with Minnesota’s political “power couple”?
This week from Washington, Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s consultant, Rep. Angie Craig’s unusual election and the NRCC again.
This week from Washington, Rep. Tom Emmer runs the show, the mayor of Bemidji talks about Trump’s visit, and why you may have to wait longer for election results.
This week from Washington, the agriculture industry wants to keep Collin Peterson right where he is; a House resolution on discrimination; and what Amy Klobuchar is up to.
This week from Washington, Trump’s efforts to win Minnesota, Jason Lewis’ time hawking supplements, and what’s happening with Jim Hagedorn’s office.
This week from Washington, big spending in Hagedorn’s office, what’s going on at the RNC and an update on the CD-7 race.
This week from Washington, the Democratic convention, Rep. Jim Hagedorn fires his chief of staff and Trump’s new unemployment payments aren’t coming any time soon.
This week from Washington, Omar and Fischbach win their primary races, USPS gets a threat and Kamala Harris is the VP pick for Joe Biden.
This week from Washington, a campaign finance complaint in the Fifth District DFL primary, candidates go to Farmfest and who got PPP loans.
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.
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.