Erik Paulsen

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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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Talking Points: Paulsen On Avoiding The ‘Fiscal Cliff’

Negotiations will continue this week in Washington as lawmakers try to avoid the so called fiscal cliff, that could result in dramatic tax increases for all Americans as well as sharp across the board cuts to everything from schools, to the military to social programs.

11/25/2012

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4 Minn. US Reps. Win Re-Election

Three U.S. representatives from Minnesota have easily won re-election.

11/06/2012

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Minn.’s Paulsen Wins GOP Primary In Reelection Bid

Rep. Erik Paulsen has won his primary as he tries for a third term in Congress representing the Twin Cities’ western suburbs.

08/14/2012

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Paulsen: Medical Device Tax Could Kill Thousands Of Jobs

Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen said Monday that the state could lose thousands of medical technology jobs if a new tax on medical devices goes into effect.

07/23/2012

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Fellow Minn. Republican Disputes Bachmann Remarks

Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen says the comments made by fellow Minnesota GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann about Islamic fundamentalists infiltrating high levels of U.S. government are “not appropriate” and “not accurate.”

07/23/2012

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Congressman Paulsen Hopes To Stop Medical Tech Tax

Minnesota Republican Representative Erik Paulsen is pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives passed his bill, but says there is more work to be done.

06/10/2012

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Paulson Criticizes Obama On Economy In GOP Address

President Obama is taking heat on the economy from Republican Representative Erik Paulsen. Paulsen delivered this week’s G.O.P. address, focusing on how Obama and Congress are once again locked in a fierce debate over the economy. Paulsen also speculated on who’s hurting the economy, and how to fix it.

06/09/2012

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Bubble Barrier May Protect MN Waters From Asian Carp

It may sound like a bubble bath for Asian carp, but the underwater device being tested at a University of Minnesota research lab is hardly meant to be a spa.

03/12/2012

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Minn. House Speaker To Back Romney

Minnesota’s House speaker endorsed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney days ahead of the state’s political caucuses where the former Massachusetts governor is aiming to duplicate his 2008 win.

02/03/2012

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Rep. Paulsen Endorses Romney For President

Minnesota U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen is endorsing Mitt Romney in the Republican presidential race.

01/26/2012

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Bachmann’s Back In The Spotlight At Anti-Abortion Rally

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann stepped back into the political spotlight for the first time this weekend since she dropped out of the contest for the Republican presidential nomination.

01/22/2012

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Talking Points: Paulsen’s FSA Roll Over Bill

Millions of Americans have flexible spending accounts that allow them to use pre-tax dollars for out of pocket medical expenses.

01/15/2012

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The Man Behind The Political ‘Glittering’ Of Candidates

One issue the candidates will likely address during the upcoming presidential campaign season is gay marriage. Here in Minnesota, voters will weigh in on an amendment that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman.

11/12/2011

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Minn. Lawmakers Honor Vets, Talk Of Helping Them

Nearly 380,000 veterans call Minnesota home, and Minnesota’s official remembrance ceremony Friday focused on both honoring and helping them.

11/11/2011

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