Congress Resumes Amid Pressure To Act On Gun ViolenceAfter a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off despite a long list of proposals, including many from President Donald Trump.
What Is The Congressional Baseball Game?Members of Congress were on a baseball field at the crack of dawn when tragedy struck, but why were they there in the first place?
News Click: Greg Gianforte Sentence
Good Question: What Is A Congressional Caucus?President Trump today took on members of his own party on Twitter, particularly members of the House Freedom Caucus.
News Click: Dems Protest Moments of Silence
A Reserved Tom Emmer Ends 1st Congressional YearWhen Tom Emmer burst — vociferously — onto Minnesota's political scene a decade ago, the Republican's style rocketed him through the state Legislature and brought him within a whisker of the governor's office. He retreated following that 2010 loss to conservative talk radio, but has been back at it as a congressman for the state's 6th District for a year.
Talking Points: Franken On Paris Climate AgreementThe historic climate change agreement reached in Paris this weekend means that for the first time in history nearly every nation in the world has agreed to work towards lowering greenhouse gas emissions and slow the rate at which the earth is warming.
Wis. Congressman Paul Ryan Declares Candidacy For House SpeakerRep. Paul Ryan is formally declaring his candidacy for speaker of the House after getting unified support from across the Republican conference.
Stewart Mills Announces 2nd Run For Minnesota's 8th DistrictStewart Mills has officially announced he is in the race for Minnesota's 8th congressional district. Mills ran in 2014, opposite incumbent Democratic congressman Rick Nolan. Although he lost to Nolan, the votes came within 3,600.
Dem Rep. Atkins Skips Run For Minnesota Congressional SeatVeteran Minnesota state Rep. Joe Atkins is passing on a run for Congress.The seven-term Democrat said Thursday he wouldn't seek the suburban seat being vacated by Republican Rep. John Kline. Atkins says he's looking at running for a different office in the future, but declined to say which.
Pope's Historic Address Gets Special Focus For Catholic StudentsCatholic students in the Twin Cities stopped to listen in school Thursday to Pope Francis’ address to Congress.
Mills Prepares For Round 2 Against Nolan For Congress SeatA GOP challenger is preparing for a second crack at U.S. Rep Rick Nolan. Businessman Stewart Mills lost Minnesota's 8th Congressional District to Nolan last year by less than 2 percentage points. Their race was one of the most expensive contests in the country.