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General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
A candidate who pledged not to force a Republican primary in Minnesota’s First Congressional District has changed his mind.
Friends and relatives are gathering in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to honor the life and work of former Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar. Family members there would be a visitation for relatives and friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The CEO of Target Corp. steps down. Dave Lee discussed it this morning….for those interviews and others, CLICK THE LINK ABOVE.
The funeral for former Congressman Jim Oberstar has been announced. In an obituary posted Sunday, family announced Oberstar’s private burial will be held at Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, Maryland at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 8.
Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who represented northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning. He was 79. A statement released by his family said Oberstar died in his sleep. A cause of death was not provided. His former chief of staff, Bill Richard, said Oberstar died at his home in Potomac, Maryland.
This weekend Republicans in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District nominated Tom Emmer to succeed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who is retiring.
Republicans made their choice of who should take Michele Bachmann’s seat in Congress Saturday. Tom Emmer is a former state lawmaker who narrowly lost the governor’s race to Mark Dayton in 2010. He celebrated his party’s endorsement for Congress Saturday in Monticello, Minn. getting 76 percent of the vote.
Members of Congress from the Great Lakes region are lobbying colleagues to continue funding a cleanup program for the inland seas.
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In his 23rd year as a Congressman….and now, he wants to return for two more years.
Click the link to hear the Congresswoman discuss her final State of the Union address, the Farm Bill and her plans for 2016.
Click the link to listen to Senator Franken’s reaction to the budget compromise.