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.
Analyst: 'Pawlenty Has A Double Edged Sword'Former Minnesota first lady Mary Pawlenty is thinking about running for the congressional seat currently held by Rep. John Kline.
As SCOTUS Upholds Affordable Care Act, MN GOP Calls For MNsure's DemiseThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
World War II Veteran Finally Receives Legion Of Merit AwardWorld War II veteran Arnold Hjermstad, 96, of Cannon Falls got his Legion of Merit award Saturday. He earned it while serving in North Africa and Europe, but because of clerical errors in the system, he never got to hold it -- until now.
Minnesota Congressman Breaks Party Ranks Over DHS FundingFreshman Congressman Tom Emmer is making headlines for criticizing fellow Republicans for their role in a possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security this Friday.
Kline: Expect Quick Rework Of School Law In 2015the Minnesota congressman who leads the House education committee says he expects the new Republican-led Congress to move quickly to ditch the No Child Left Behind school law. Republican Rep. John Kline said Monday that he and his Senate counterpart hope to forge an agreement early next year.
Kline Wins 7th Term In Southern Minnesota SeatGOP Rep. John Kline has won his 7th term in Congress despite a well-known comedian's intervention in the race.
Obermueller Has Kline Rematch Democrat Mike Obermueller has advanced again to a November matchup with GOP U.S. Rep. John Kline. Obermueller beat Michael Roberts, a former Army and National Guard veteran, in Tuesday's primary.
McFadden To Deliver GOP's Weekly AddressMinnesota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden will deliver the GOP's weekly rebuttal to President Obama. The party's radio address is generally delivered by sitting lawmakers or governors, although some candidates have given it before. The choice of McFadden — even before Tuesday's election to settle the GOP nominee to challenge Democratic Sen. Al Franken — underlines his support in the national establishment.
Franken Calls On VA Secretary To Resign Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken is calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.
1-29-14 John Kline On The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeClick the link above to listen to Congressman Kline discuss the State Of The Union Speech.
House Republicans, Democrats Say Obama's Policy Fix Isn’t EnoughSix of Minnesota's eight members of Congress Friday voted for a bill to allow insurance companies to sell policies to anyone who wants them, even if it violates the new Obamacare rules.