WASHINGTON — Outside groups have indicated they could spend more than $1 million on Minnesota’s U.S. House races.
WASHINGTON — The former congressman remains involved in Minnesota politics and said he’s keeping tabs on the 8th District from his home in New Hampshire.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Michele Bachmann has $1.7 million in her campaign account. She and other outgoing members of Congress have a wide latitude to spend leftover campaign money.
Robert Farnsworth said former U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack was an inspiration to his candidacy.
WASHINGTON — Nolan said he’s been surprised by the willingness of Republican leadership to rely on Democrats to pass major legislation.
WASHINGTON — By proposing entitlement cuts now, Nolan and Democrats worry, Obama could take a political attack off the table later on.
WASHINGTON — Chip Cravaack bumped up salary spending by 80 percent after he lost re-election, according to a Star Tribune report.
WASHINGTON — The budget bills introduced this week will die, but they have a longer shelf life as political talking points.
The ratings consider John Kline the most conservative lawmaker from Minnesota and Al Franken the most liberal. There are caveats.
WASHINGTON — Congress worked more in 2011 and 2012 than it ever has — but it produced little legislation of note.
The plan would have allowed taxes to increase on those making more than $1 million a year.
Congress passed both bills on unanimous votes on Wednesday.
Nolan is one of nine former House members coming back to Washington next year.
WASHINGTON — Parsing the last major fundraising reports of the 2012 campaign.
WASHINGTON — The state’s Republicans oppose the president’s plan to raise tax rates — but some say they’re open to at least some new revenue.
WASHINGTON — The freshman Republican also talks about his hope for Nolan’s term in Congress, and his future in politics and in Minnesota.
WASHINGTON — Averting the fiscal cliff is Congress’s top priority before the end of the year. Here’s a primer.
DULUTH — With outside spending topping $9.1 million since mid-August, both candidates go hard at the more checkered parts of each other’s congressional tenures.
Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democratic challenger Rick Nolan debate at noon on Wednesday in Virginia, Minn. This is the final debate in the 8th District congressional race.