A source familiar with the situation said Emmer, R-6th District, began making calls to his Republican colleagues soon after the closed-door meeting that ousted Jim Jordan was over Friday afternoon.
Trump backers cite the First Amendment in a court battle over Minnesota’s presidential primary ballot.
The phones in Stauber’s Capitol Hill office began ringing off the hook shortly after he voted ‘no’ on Jordan’s second attempt to be elected House speaker.
There’s frustration at Congress’ inability to produce a new farm bill, and farmers are concerned that the best they can expect is that lawmakers approve legislation for a temporary extension.
Phillips faces an Oct. 27 deadline for deciding whether to run for president in New Hampshire’s primary.
Cycling trails, electric street sweepers and EV charging stations are among the ideas.
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, won speaker designate on Wednesday by 14 votes. About 36 hours later, he was out, unable to get enough support to win the House. Now Rep. Tom Emmer, 6th District, is among those who could pursue speaker.
Nearly every state now has an anti-hazing law. But enforcement and penalties vary widely.
The United States has not confirmed that there’s a direct involvement from Tehran in Hamas’ operation, but U.S. officials have acknowledged Iranians are indirectly complicit in training, funding and supporting Hamas.
In its lawsuit filed in state court, Minnesota’s attorney general alleges that the nation’s oil and natural gas industry have caused a “climate-change crisis” through a “campaign of deception.” The companies named in the lawsuit say the suit belongs in federal court.
The images are among the oldest known photographs of enslaved people in America. Tamara Lanier’s fight to gain control of them shows there is no clear system in place to repatriate remains of captive Africans or objects associated with them.
Plus: Stormy weather for ever-optimistic Rep. Dean Phillips; a challenger to Rep. Michelle Fischbach’s right.
At the very least, McCarthy’s brutal takedown allows Emmer, R-6th District, who currently holds the No. 3 position, to move one rung up the GOP leadership ladder.
The short-term funding bill expires on Nov. 17, and there’s no guarantee lawmakers in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate will come to an agreement on how to fund the federal budget before that deadline.
With a shutdown looming, Washington is abuzz with talk of a Freedom Caucus attempt to replace Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
Klobuchar has introduced the Protect Elections from Deceptive AI Act, bipartisan legislation that would prohibit the distribution of materially deceptive AI-generated audio, images, or video relating to federal candidates in political ads or fundraising efforts.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack warned this week that if the federal government shuts down, a nutrition program that helps low-income mothers and their children would end “immediately.”
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Amendments to cut Ukraine aid received support from Minnesota Republican members of Congress Michelle Fischbach, Pete Stauber and Brad Finstad, who received failing grades by a group pushing to continue aid.
In all, more than 60,000 farms and 25 million acres of crop and rangeland are involved, with spending reaching all 50 states and Puerto Rico, according to the USDA.