Most Americans would not experience a tax hike – the cost of that new corporate tax would be paid largely by the investors of a corporation who could see their dividends and the value of their holdings decrease and the corporation’s workers, whose wages and benefits could shrink.
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.
Reps. Dean Phillips and Angie Craig say the party needs a “new generation” of leadership in 2024. Reps. Betty McCollum and Ilhan Omar say that kind of talk is distracting.
Reps. Angie Craig and Dean Phillips are among the first members of Congress to suggest a candidate other than President Biden should be on the presidential ticket in 2024.
In an interview on the Chad Hartman radio show on WCCO-AM, Phillips, who represents Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District, said he wants to see “a new generation of compelling, well-prepared, dynamic Democrats who step up.”
The Democratic primary, held on Aug. 9, is a contest between ideologies. Samuels is a moderate Democrat and Omar, 39, a trailblazing activist of the multicultural left.
Plus: Hendricks struggles against Emmer in fundraising, Emmer breaks with GOP on gay marriage and crime takes center stage at congressional hearing.
In the 5th, Omar faces well-funded challengers in Aug. 9 primary and the Democrat who wins will see a well-funded challenger in November, though the seat is considered safely Democrat. Democrat Ettinger, running in the 1st, makes big loans to his campaign in a “safe” Republican district.
Plus: Jan. 6 hearings continue; Omar human rights amendment on defense bill passes; and why Politico is watching Dakota County.
The legislation would bar platforms such as Google and Amazon from giving preference to their own services.
The race for the 3rd District congressional seat is a contest between two very different personalities and ideologies.
In 2018, the state’s mining sector contributed more than $2 billion to the Arrowhead region’s economy, and that taconite production – a type of iron ore mined in the state – grew after tariffs were imposed on Chinese steel.
The Guttmacher Institute said that in 2020 more than half — 54 percent — of the U.S. abortions were medication abortions.
Because of the threats to abortion rights in many states, a new University of California study determined more than a quarter of abortion clinics in the nation would shut down after Roe is struck.
Sometimes Minnesota entities are looking for grants and other federal monies. Sometimes they are trying to block or reverse policy changes.
Following the nationwide protests and demands for change that resulted from the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Daunte Wright and more, calls came to create a plan to reduce police violence.
It’s not the gun bill House Democrats wanted, but a trimmed-down bipartisan bill looks likely to pass the Senate.
But to move Minnesota’s primary to February, Ken Martin and his counterpart at the Minnesota Republican Party, David Hann, would have to agree to a date change.
The cost of everything from bread and cakes to noodles and pasta has risen in recent months as wheat prices soared on world commodity market – and prices are expected to continue to climb.
Most of the progressive challengers target more centrist Democrats … but Amane Badhasso is challenging one of the most progressive members of the U.S. House in Rep. Betty McCollum.