Good Questions: Chef's Hats, Apples, The Speaker Of The House Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores chefs hats, apples and the speaker of the house.
New Squabble Looms Over Minnesota Political Office SpaceAnother squabble is shaping up over offices for Minnesota politicians. The 83-year-old State Office Building that is the main workspace for 134 House members and their staffs is in need of more than $100 million in repairs, according to the agency that manages government properties.
Votes Expected On 2 GOP Bills Against Planned ParenthoodAs the possibility of a shutdown of the federal government looms, Republicans in the House of Representatives are taking aim at Planned Parenthood.
Good Question: Can A Member Of Congress Be Recalled? 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.
Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney's Sinking ShipRomney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.
Franken, Kline React To Payroll Tax Cut Extension VoteThe odds of your paycheck getting smaller next year just a got a lot greater.
Rep. Bachmann Misses Payroll Tax VoteEleven lawmakers missed the House vote that rejected Senate legislation to extend a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits for two months.
Pawlenty Says He Supports House GOP BudgetFormer Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Thursday for the first time that he supports House Republicans' budget outline that calls for cuts to the federal deficit as well as federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
Minn. House Votes To Allow Imported Coal PowerThe Minnesota House has approved legislation that would allow imported coal power from other states while keeping current restrictions on coal power in the state.
Boehner Signals Compromise In Budget TalksDespite fresh pressure from tea party conservatives, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans "can't impose our will" on the White House and Senate Democrats on legislation to cut tens of billions of dollars in federal spending.
Minn.'s Ritchie Appearing Before CongressMinnesota's chief elections officer is going before Congress to testify about voter turnout.
Minn. House Approves Faster Environmental PermitsThe Minnesota House of Representatives has approved a bill that aims to speed up environmental reviews and permits for businesses and sent it to Gov. Mark Dayton.