Senator Amy Klobuchar met Monday in Minneapolis with the newly confirmed U.S. Transportation secretary Anthony Foxx. They met to discuss Minnesota’s transportation needs and investing federal money into new light rail and state highway projects. “A strong transportation system insures that a working mom can spend less time in traffic and more time with her kids,” Foxx said.
Best-selling Twin Cities author Vince Flynn was remembered Monday in his hometown of St. Paul.
A congressional approval poll out just last week says only ten percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing. Many Americans say they’re frustrated with the partisan divide and gridlock in Washington. That was one of the topics discussed at a conference in Minneapolis today by Women Winning – a group dedicated to electing women candidates. Hundreds gathered to hear Senator Amy Klobuchar and former Republican Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine.
Dustin Allison was riding in an armored vehicle at the head of a convoy in Iraq one morning in 2007 when an improvised explosive device went off, killing the driver and leaving Allison badly wounded.
Tom and Marcia Sheppleman asked: Where does Minnesota’s gas come from?
Jackie Roehl, Edina’s 10th grade English teacher and winner of the 2012 Minnesota Teacher of the Year Award, was congratulated by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Consumers may not like it, but a lot of small businesses say it will help them survive. We’re talking about state sales tax being applied to online purchases.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Tim Walz are trying to help veterans who shouldn’t have been discharged get benefits.
John Williams 2013 Bracket Challenge-“Top Historical Political Figure In Minnesota History.” Mondale Bracket-Sweet Sixteen Matchups
Final Four contestants in this region….winners announced Monday afternoon.
John Williams Bracket Challenge 2013-MOST IMPORTANT POLITICAL FIGURE IN MINNESOTA HISTORY-Mondale Regional Opening Round
The Former Vice President is a #1 seed in this region.
Always a target for humorous barbs, President Barack Obama is tossing out a few of his own during the annual Gridiron Club and Foundation dinner. The event features political leaders, journalists and media executives poking fun at each other.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is praising President Barack Obama’s pick of former Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary.
Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.
Gov. Mark Dayton issued a statement on Friday afternoon in response to news that a gunman opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school, killing 26 people, including 20 children.
Optimism that the NHL lockout could soon be over has been replaced by more disappointment in St. Paul.