Dems Hail House Sit-In A Success; Republicans Call It ‘Publicity Stunt’ The Orlando massacre prompted dramatic action by House Democrats, who ended a raucous 24-hour sit-in Thursday to get a vote on gun control.
Minn. Rep. Ellison, Other Democrats Stage House Gun Control Sit-inRebellious Democrats shut down the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures. Exasperated Republicans were forced to recess while cutting off cameras that showed the protest.
Ellison On ISIS Threat: "I'm Not Worried About Them At All"Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison says when he first heard he was on an ISIS hit list, he thought it was a joke.
Rep. Ellison Responds To Threat In ISIS PropagandaThe first Muslim elected to Congress, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, released a statement Wednesday directed at ISIS, which recently threatened him and other "politically active apostates" with torture and death.
Minn. Politicians Speak Out On Jamar Clark DecisionMinnesota politicians have spoken out on the Hennepin County Attorney's decision not to charge two Minneapolis police officers in the death of Jamar Clark.
Sanders Campaigns In Minnesota, Hoping For A Win Super TuesdayDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Monday held his third Minnesota campaign rally in four days, making a push to precinct caucuses on Super Tuesday.
Sanders Talks Race, Inequality At North Minneapolis ForumBefore Friday night's Humphrey-Mondale fundraiser in St. Paul, Senator Bernie Sanders spoke at a forum on race and the economy in north Minneapolis, and the audience of several hundred voters had mixed reactions.
Sanders, Clinton Speak At Minnesota DFL FundraiserA major fundraiser Friday night brought both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to St. Paul River Centre. It was the annual Humphrey-Mondale dinner.
Dayton Proposes 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave For State Workers Gov. Mark Dayton made a major announcement Tuesday to benefit working families when he proposed six weeks of paid parental leave for all state employees.
Minn. Politicians Respond To Trump's Controversial Muslim RemarksRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent plan to temporarily ban all Muslims from entering the United States has spurred a lot of negative reaction, including here in Minnesota.
An Overview Of The Jamar Clark ShootingThe fatal shooting of a black man by a Minneapolis police officer has prompted more than two weeks of protests and led to calls for answers as state and federal investigators piece together what happened. Jamar Clark, 24, was shot in the head Nov. 15 during what authorities said was a struggle with two officers.
Ellison: Protests A Response To An 'Outrageous Situation'Rep. Keith Ellison was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning this week, and he spoke with Esme Murphy about the encampment at the 4th Precinct, where protesters are demanding justice following the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark.