Plus: Steve Simon prepared for worst in 2024 elections; Fischbach brings D.C. lawmakers to Minnesota cattle ranch
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The dueling messaging over the economy is expected to intensify as the political support of American’s middle class in the presidential election is at stake.
Plus: McCollum takes on GOP over defense bill.
After being told he would have to wear a tuxedo to the state dinner, the governor, who says he’s never owned a tux, called Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., to make sure one was absolutely necessary.
Plus: Emmer seeks to oust SEC chair, fire forces Finstad from home
Plus: GOP right-wing revolt freezes all legislation in the House
Plus: Angie Craig draws a new challenger
“What Republicans are doing right now is playing stupid games, they are not negotiating,” said Omar, who is deputy chair of the Progressive Caucus. “The default that they are threatening is a horror show.”
Plus: Klobuchar focuses on AI in politics and SCOTUS sides with Prince photographer over Warhol depiction of the Purple One (or orange in this case).
Sen. Tina Smith has questions for bank CEO after Virgin Islands AG said JPMorgan Chase ignored “obvious signs of Epstein’s illegal activity” and AOC weighs in during contentious Boundary Waters hearing.
Plus: Stauber holds event to promote nickel and copper mining.
Plus: Supreme Court hears case of 94-year-old Minnesota homeowner
Plus: several donors but little money for Trump from Minnesota, and Craig votes against D.C. police reform.
Plus: Rep. Dean Phillips leads charge to pressure Dianne Feinstein to resign.
Plus: Clarence Thomas’ trips stoke calls for Supreme Court ethics reform
Plus: Phillips breaks with Dems on armed guards in schools, Omar defends TikTok, Stauber has win on mine permitting bill and more.
Plus: Emmer raises campaign cash on Trump’s legal woes and Flanagan raises profile in visit to D.C.
Plus: Craig targeted by GOP, again.
Plus: Minnesota Dems split over D.C. criminal code and Biden unveils budget
About 50 public officials, labor leaders and nonprofit executives from the state were in Washington, D.C., this week to thank the Biden administration for funneling federal dollars to their priorities.