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Reality Check: Why Is So Much Political Ad Money Being Spent In N. Minn.?

The barrage of political campaign ads has begun in Minnesota. That’s no surprise. What is unexpected, however, is all the early spending on two Minnesota Congressional seats. For more than two decades, 7th District Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson was untouchable– and unbeatable. So why are Democrats spending a fortune to run this attack ad on his little known opponent, Torey Westrom?

09/17/2014

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Company Gets Waiver To Maintain Propane Supplies

The Army Corp of Engineers has granted a waiver allowing a Benson petroleum company to move forward with a project designed to speed up a propane-infrastructure project. The waiver on behalf of Dooley Petroleum was requested by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson

08/05/2014

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12-5-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

John Hines asks Blois who is challenging Collin Peterson for his Congressional Seat. Click the link to listen who it is.

12/05/2013

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The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

7th District Congressman Collin Peterson discusses the Farm Bill with Dave Lee.

10/23/2013

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Good Question: Do Members Of Congress Get Paid During The Shutdown?

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers won’t be getting paid for the foreseeable future. That had many of you emailing, wanting to know: Do members of Congress get paid during a government shutdown?

10/01/2013

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At A Glance: Minn. Politicians On Syria Strike

Here’s a look at where Minnesota politicians stand in regards to President Obama’s plan to strike the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

09/09/2013

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Peterson Hopeful For Passing Farm Bill This Summer

An influential Minnesota voice on agriculture says he’s hopeful that Congress will pass a new farm bill this summer after efforts last year failed.

05/08/2013

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Good Question: Will Politicians Feel Pain From The Sequester?

With just days until automatic budget cuts will start slashing 13 percent from federal defense budgets and 9 percent from the rest of the federal government, many viewers are asking if politicians will feel the pain.

02/25/2013

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Minn. Congress Members To Take Oath At U.S. Capitol

Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.

01/03/2013

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Minn. GOP Endorses Byberg To Challenge Peterson

The state Republican party has endorsed Lee Byberg to challenge longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in the 7th District.

03/31/2012

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State Sen. Hoffman To Challenge Collin Peterson

A Republican state senator says she’ll run for Congress against Democrat Collin Peterson.

02/24/2012

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Dayton Hosts 1st Gov.’s Pheasant Opener In Montevideo

Gov. Mark Dayton will be in western Minnesota Saturday to host the first Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener.

10/15/2011

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Officials Look To Control Cormorant Numbers On MN Lake

Republican Rep. John Kline and Dem. Collin Peterson are supporting a measure to better control cormorants on Lake Waconia, one of the best fishing lakes in the metro area.

10/05/2011

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Farmers Group Backs Plan To Overhaul Dairy Policy

A leading dairy farmers group is backing a proposed overhaul of federal milk policies after its creator agreed participation in a program limiting milk production in hard times would be voluntary.

09/26/2011

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