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.
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John Hines asks Blois who is challenging Collin Peterson for his Congressional Seat. Click the link to listen who it is.
The Congressman talks Football and Obamacare with Dave Lee.
Six of Minnesota’s eight members of Congress Friday voted for a bill to allow insurance companies to sell policies to anyone who wants them, even if it violates the new Obamacare rules.
It’s said nothing good ever happens after midnight. Or maybe it’s 10 p.m. Or 2 a.m. No matter. When it comes to the Wisconsin Assembly, whenever it gets dark outside things tend to get goofy.
A legislator has taken to the Michigan Senate floor to apologize for putting false information about the sighting of wolves outside a day care center in his resolution urging Congress to strip gray wolves of endangered species protections.
Starting Friday, thousands of Minnesotans using food stamps will have a lot less money to purchase food as billions of dollars are being cut from the Federal Food Assistance Program. This is the first across-the-board reduction ever for the program.
7th District Congressman Collin Peterson discusses the Farm Bill with Dave Lee.
Though the shutdown is now over, anger towards national politicians hasn’t subsided. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll conducted last week showed 60 percent of Americans would be willing to fire every member of Congress and start over.