President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to make his pitch that the nation must come together to address persistent problems, from the wealth gap to economic mobility to lagging schools. Here are some responses to the address from Minnesota politicians.
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito’s responsibilities are familiar to many women: plan her daughter’s May wedding, look out for her elderly parents and concentrate on her day job. The Republican congresswoman from West Virginia is also running for the U.S. Senate. She’s getting some help from women who’ve been there and done that.
Amy Klobuchar’s star still rising?
Furloughed federal workers in Minnesota say they’re disgusted by the political impasse that will cost them in the pocketbook. Many nonessential employees have been idled by the partial federal government shutdown that began early Tuesday.
Thousands of federal workers in Minnesota could be furloughed Tuesday. That will happen if Congress can’t reach an agreement to fund the federal government by midnight Monday.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s office confirmed Thursday it is in talks with Minnesota legislative leaders on a special session to provide disaster aid to communities hit by severe storms.
Federal officials are declaring victory in their four-decade campaign to rescue the gray wolf, a predator the government once considered a nuisance and tried to exterminate.
U S Congressman Erik Paulsen joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Friday
The new law means many same-sex couples can now tie the knot, but there are a lot of questions about how exactly that will work. Charlie Rounds and Mark Heimenz of St. Louis Park, Minn., are still having a hard time believing they’ll be able to get married.
Take a glance at the MIAC women’s tennis standings and there’s an unfamiliar name atop it. St. Kate’s? A team that has never won the league title? … How? Senior captain and No. 2 singles […]
Today Francine Wheeler, who lost her 6-year-old Ben in the Sandy Hook massacre, gave the President’s Saturday radio address pleading for action on gun control measures.
The director of the St. Cloud Regional Airport is welcoming the federal government’s decision to delay the closures of 149 airport control towers nationwide, including two in Minnesota.
How’s this for irony? A Minnesota commission created to determine which state agencies and boards are ripe for elimination is now on the chopping block itself.
A bipartisan group of House members working in secret on a comprehensive immigration bill is nearing completion and has met with party leaders to brief them.
Recommendations slated for action Monday call for the first salary hikes for Minnesota’s governor and legislators since the late 1990s, as well as a substantial restructuring of how top state agency managers are paid.