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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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DFLer Joins Race Against Republican Paulsen

A businessman and Navy Reserve veteran from Edina says he will seek the Democratic nomination to run against Republican U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen next year in his suburban Minneapolis district.


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Minn. GOPer Cravaack Votes Against House Debt Bill

Minnesota Congressman Chip Cravaack has bucked Republican leaders and voted against a House bill to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a government default.


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Bachmann Among Lawmakers Voting ‘No’ To Raising Debt Ceiling

Minnesota’s congressional delegation is split over how to avoid a potential U.S. debt default.


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Minn. Delegation Reacts To Bin Laden’s Death

Minnesota’s congressional delegation reacts to the death of Osama bin Laden by urging constituents to remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 and to remain vigilant.


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Kline, Paulsen Visit Minn. Elementary Schools

Two Republican members of Congress from Minnesota are visiting elementary schools in their districts on Friday.


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Paulsen Snags Spot On Influential House Committee

Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen of Minnesota has snared a seat on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.


Reality Check: Political Ads Scaring Seniors

You would think seniors already have enough problems, like not getting a Social Security cost of living increase this year. However, this year, politicians are trying to scare senior voters with ads that are cynical and untrue.


8/30/10 Michele with Congressman Erik Paulsen

On Monday, Michele was joined live at the Minnesota State Fair by 3rd District Republican Congressman Erik Paulsen…