Legislators are set to grill the director of the Mine Safety and Health Administration over his agency’s actions and failures before a 2010 explosion that killed 29 West Virginia coal miners.
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.
Gov. Mark Dayton will be in western Minnesota Saturday to host the first Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener.
Republican Rep. John Kline and Dem. Collin Peterson are supporting a measure to better control cormorants on Lake Waconia, one of the best fishing lakes in the metro area.
It’s day two of the Minnesota State Fair, and WCCO-TV’s Angela Davis brought us a couple of fun and interesting segments from WCCO 4 News at Noon.
Minnesota Congressman Chip Cravaack has bucked Republican leaders and voted against a House bill to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a government default.
Minnesota’s congressional delegation is split over how to avoid a potential U.S. debt default.
Minnesota Rep. John Kline says he’s concerned the U.S. Department of Education is moving forward with its crackdown on the country’s for-profit schools to protect students from taking on too much debt to attend schools that don’t help their job prospects.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants Congress to move faster in overhauling the nation’s K-12 education law. He toured Dayton’s Bluff Elementary School in St. Paul Tuesday.
President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to rewrite the nation’s governing education law by next fall, but an influential congressman from Minnesota says the job is too important to rush.
Two Republican members of Congress from Minnesota are visiting elementary schools in their districts on Friday.
Rep. John Kline of Minnesota is getting promoted to head the House Education and Labor Committee.
Listen Thursday at 3:35 as Congressman John Kline joins Michele to discuss ‘Earmarks’.
The smooth flight through Congress that President Barack Obama’s education plans enjoyed could soon crash into Republican Rep. John Kline, a deficit hawk and retired Marine pilot who once carried the nation’s nuclear launch codes for Ronald Reagan.
In her second hour on Thursday, Michele spoke with 2nd District Congressman, John Kline, about the Republican’s “Pledge to America” and the flooding in southern Minnesota…