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U.S. Congress Working To Restore Paid Leave For Troops

Some 2,000 Minnesota Red Bulls and more than 45,000 other National Guard troops nationwide are only a single vote away from having a much needed financial benefit restored to their military service package.

05/16/2012

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Main To Get Another Grilling Over Mine Blast

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.

03/27/2012

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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.

01/22/2012

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Dayton Hosts 1st Gov.’s Pheasant Opener In Montevideo

Gov. Mark Dayton will be in western Minnesota Saturday to host the first Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener.

10/15/2011

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Officials Look To Control Cormorant Numbers On MN Lake

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.

10/05/2011

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If You Missed It: WCCO 4 News At Noon From The Fair

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.

08/26/2011

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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.

07/29/2011

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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.

07/29/2011

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Kline Questions New Rule For For-Profit Schools

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.

06/03/2011

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U.S. Education Secretary Visits St. Paul Elementary School

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.

05/31/2011

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Kline Says Education Overhaul Shouldn’t Be Rushed

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.

03/14/2011

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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.

01/21/2011

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House GOP To Elevate Kline To Head Ed, Labor Panel

Rep. John Kline of Minnesota is getting promoted to head the House Education and Labor Committee.

12/08/2010

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House Republicans Voted To Continue Ban on ‘Earmarks’

Listen Thursday at 3:35 as Congressman John Kline joins Michele to discuss ‘Earmarks’.

11/18/2010

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Kline Pledges To Check Federal Role In Education

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.

11/16/2010

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