Minnesota’s delegation splits on impeachment vote; Klobuchar prepares to take the lead on Capitol riot investigation; and the feds tell Minnesota to expand COVID-19 vaccinations.
Democratic members of the state’s congressional delegation will now have far more power, especially Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Ore Koren: “What hugely contributed to all of this is misinformation. People mobilized based on a conspiracy with no evidence.”
Hours after the Capitol was evacuated, lawmakers voted to certify Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, with Sen. Amy Klobuchar announcing the final results on the Senate floor.
Among other things, the bill will provide the state with a share of $25 billion for rental assistance. Missing, however, is any direct aid to state and city governments.
This week: House Republicans back a last-ditch election lawsuit; Omar softens her tone while Phillips toughens his.
That may have been the whole point.
This week: Stillwater’s Denis McDonough joins the Biden administration; Republicans remain silent; and Dylan keeps being Dylan.
LTD Broadband’s CEO was confident the company could deliver on its big promises in Minnesota and other states. Others familiar with the challenges of wiring rural parts of the state were skeptical.
This week: Jake Sullivan talks diplomacy in a Biden administration, lawmakers eye more COVID relief, and the AP takes note of state Sen. Tom Bakk’s party switch.
Lifelong Republican Rohn Bishop believes the GOP must stop trafficking in conspiracies and falsehoods, for the good of his party — and the country.
This week in Washington, the president scrambles, Obama debuts, and the legend lives on from the Chippewa on down to the big lake they called Gitche Gumee.
This week from Washington, what will happen to the Affordable Care Act, baseless conspiracy theories from Minnesota’s elected Republicans, and who is this Jake Sullivan guy?
There is a possibility that the court could find the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional due to the mandate that individuals carry health insurance.
A Trump video targeting Florida’s growing Venezuelan American population falsely claimed that Venezuela’s socialist regime wanted Biden to win. But President Nicolás Maduro has said that he opposed both candidates.
The biggest question for Gov. Tim Walz and legislative budget writers is whether Congress will more help to the states, and if so, how much.
This week from Washington, Biden wins Minnesota, Peterson loses his seat, and Smith defeats Lewis.
Peterson has represented the area in Congress for most of the last thirty years.
Four election takeaways.
As in past elections, the Democrat’s victory was driven by votes from the Twin Cities suburbs.