Democrats see CD3 as one of their best opportunities to turn a red seat blue. Meanwhile, incumbent Paulsen thinks voters will back his record.
Opinion polls consistently show that the vast majority of Americans, regardless of political background, believe the government needs to do more to fight the opioid epidemic.
With less than 50 days to go until the election, two major election forecasters said this week that it’s more likely than not that the congressman will be out of a job next January.
It’s the economy, stupid.
Among them: Rep. Erik Paulsen appears to be in trouble in CD3. Meanwhile, Democrats may have more breathing room than expected up in CD8.
His opponent, third-district Republican Erik Paulsen, has a reputation for dodging constituents with differing opinions. Phillips seems committed to the opposite approach.
Candidates from both parties are already accusing each other of being tools of big business, lobbyists, and urban elites, propped up by swampy dark money.
Paulsen is backing a move that would force a vote in the House on immigration policy, over the objections of Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican leadership.
Liberian residents of the U.S. had been protected under two programs for 27 years. Thanks to a decision by Trump, that’s coming to an end.
When being a Champion of Health Care Innovation is a lot less than it seems.
Members of Congress agreed to increase Federal spending by about $500 billion over the next two years.
A new tax cut benefiting alcohol manufacturers was lauded by the industry, but belied Republican promises to eliminate special treatment for chosen businesses.
Congress’ debates over funding the government for the coming year are going to get wrapped up in immigration politics.
The latest edict shares a lot with its predecessors, but has been more carefully written to head off legal challenges.
The issue, which is far from decided, defies traditional partisanship in Minnesota.
During the election, the question was what it would take for Republicans to publicly say they would not support Trump. Now, it’s at what point they decide that he is toxic enough to derail their policy agenda.
Phillips said he has voted for Republicans in the past; two politicians he admires are Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former Rep. Jim Ramstad.
Minnesota’s Republican representatives, who all voted for the bill, claim people with pre-existing conditions will still be able to buy health insurance. Are they right?
Their votes are a foregone conclusion, but each representative faces different pressures in one of the defining moments of the 115th Congress.
By the time the meeting kicked off at Plymouth’s Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, the auditorium was filled to capacity.