Government dysfunction aside, landing or keeping a job in the Washington power structure can be a pricey endeavor.
Online Voting Coming To Minnesota?
Lawmakers weighing where to send public construction aid are touring several Minnesota cities with projects in the 2014 mix. Members of the Senate Capital Investment Committee are headed to eight cities this week after spending three days on the road earlier in the month.
When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.
Mary wrote to us this week out of frustration. In fact, many of you were quite angry in your Good Question submissions about the government shutdown. On Tuesday, we answered the GQ about Congressional members’ salaries. I thought we’d use this space to answer Mary’s question: Is there a recall option for Congress?
The usually bustling District of Columbia will be uniquely affected Wednesday by the first government shutdown in 17 years, with thousands of federal employees who make up the backbone of the metro area’s workforce ordered not to report to work.
Veteran journalist Bob Schieffer
MNSure was among the topics for Blois Olson and Dave Lee Wednesday on the WCCO Morning News.
Al Quie is Minnesota’s longest-living former governor, having just turned 90 years old on Wednesday. Quie remains keenly involved in the debate on issues of the day, such as the Affordable Care Act.
Minnesota, of course, has had some pretty wacky elections. Topping them all, most would say, was the 1998 Governor’s race, where former pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura used some unconventional campaign commercials to help him ride to victory.
The Daily Beast put together an amazing collection of iconic photos from NYC on 9/11. Take a look and share your memories of that day on our Facebook page.
Anthony Weiner finds himself in another awkward spot on the Lawrence O’Donnell Show.
Jon Stewart made his triumphant return to The Daily Show on Tuesday. It took time, but the staff got him back to the old Jon.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to address a Minnesota audience in late October. Beth El Synagogue announced Tuesday that Clinton would appear in St. Louis Park as part of its national speaker series.
A recent Rasmussen poll says that 80% of Americans think the drug war has been a failure. Dr. Kevin Sabet is an expert this area, he joins Chad to discuss the topic. Take a listen […]