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Good Question: Do Members Of Congress Get Paid During The Shutdown?

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers won’t be getting paid for the foreseeable future. That had many of you emailing, wanting to know: Do members of Congress get paid during a government shutdown?

10/01/2013

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At A Glance: Minn. Politicians On Syria Strike

Here’s a look at where Minnesota politicians stand in regards to President Obama’s plan to strike the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

09/09/2013

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Minn. Congress Members Disagree On Syria Response

There appears to be little disagreement about the evidence of Syria’s use of chemical weapons, but amongst Minnesota’s Congressional delegation – there are major differences over what to do about it. At the Minnesota State Fair, members of Congress were giving all sorts of advice. Democrat Keith Ellison says he supports a limited, tactical military response to chemical warfare.

08/30/2013

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John Williams Bracket Challenge For 2013-MOST IMPORTANT POLITICAL FIGURE IN MINNESOTA-Opening Round Ventura Bracket.

The Former Governor, Jesse Ventura is the #1 Seed in this regional.

03/18/2013

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Ellison’s TV Spat May Prove Lucrative

Sean Hannity’s cable television showdown this week with a Democratic congressman has become more than a verbal schoolyard brawl. It’s a fundraising opportunity.

03/01/2013

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Minnesota Congressman Arrives In Mogadishu

A U.S. congressman visited Somalia’s capital on Tuesday, the first visit in years by a member of Congress to what until recently was considered one of the world’s most dangerous cities.

02/19/2013

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Bus Tour Brings Affordable Housing Message To Mpls.

A historical bus tour is rolling through the Twin Cities Saturday.

01/05/2013

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Minn. Congress Members To Take Oath At U.S. Capitol

Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.

01/03/2013

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Good Question: Why Do We Procrastinate?

When the U.S. House voted to approve a bill ending the automatic tax increases and spending cuts that took effect on Jan. 1 — the so-called fiscal cliff — they did it with less than 40 hours left in their terms.

01/01/2013

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4 Minn. US Reps. Win Re-Election

Three U.S. representatives from Minnesota have easily won re-election.

11/06/2012

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No Last Debate After Ellison Calls Foe ‘Scumbag’

The Republican congressional candidate in a liberal Minneapolis district wants one last debate after Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison called him a “low-life scumbag” in a debate last week.

10/23/2012

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Minn.’s Ellison Decries Protest Violence In Libya

Minnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison says he is disturbed by attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and that violence is not justified by Muslim anger over a film that ridiculed the Prophet Muhammad.

09/12/2012

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Minn. Congressional Candidate Sued By Consultant

The Republican candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 5th District was sued Friday by a fundraising consultant claiming he owes her money for work on his campaign.

09/07/2012

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