PLUS: GOP House incumbent taking heat for pro gay marriage vote; Amy Klobuchar goes after the contact-lens cartel; and the world’s worst intersection gets a public hearing.
WASHINGTON — The amendment has the support of Senate Democrats including Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, but like all amendments it faces an uphill battle to ratification.
The violence has prompted demonstrations of solidarity with Palestinians and responses from Minnesota lawmakers and a leader in state’s Jewish community.
WASHINGTON – The entire delegation signed a letter asking Obama to rescind his nominee to be ambassador to Norway.
Minnesota Veterans Affairs officials anxiously seek an explanation why a federal audit identified the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and the Rochester VA clinic as trouble spots needing more review.
President Obama will soon sign an unprecedented bill closing the Upper St. Anthony Falls lock on the Mississippi River. Here’s what changes.
WASHINGTON – Senators, including Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, will soon have to choose between their bill and what’s been called a watered-down House-passed bill.
Eight legislators protest a potential U.S. Forest Service review that would evaluate mining throughout northern Minnesota and the Superior National Forest.
WASHINGTON — The bill encourages states to adopt “safe harbor” laws like Minnesota’s.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Erik Paulsen want to encourage states to implement an anti-sex-trafficking law embraced by Minnesota.
WASHINGTON — Comcast and Time Warner executives testified on Capitol Hill for the first time Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — How hard is it going to be to pass a minimum-wage hike through Congress this year? Look no further than a Klobuchar press conference for the answer.
WASHINGTON — Walz won with the “Turkey Trot Tater Tot Hotdish.”
The nominee was the first to fail since the Senate changed its rules on judicial nominations last fall.
WASHINGTON — George Tsunis’ rough congressional testimony in January damaged his nomination, a group of Minnesotans argues.
WASHINGTON — Luger will take over for B. Todd Jones, who was confirmed as the director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms last summer.
WASHINGTON — Target came to Capitol Hill Tuesday to defend its handling of last year’s data breach as lawmakers considered how best to protect consumers.
WASHINGTON — President Obama asked Congress to accomplish what it can in 2014. Minnesota’s members have modest requests.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Collin Peterson, one of the major negotiators, said he backs the bill even though it doesn’t include a dairy provision he had pushed.