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Reroute Of North Country Scenic Trail Proposed

U.S. Reps. Peter Welch of Vermont and Rick Nolan of Minnesota are proposing a reroute of the North Country Scenic Trail that they say would protect Minnesota wetlands and create a unified system of trails from North Dakota to Vermont.

06/01/2014

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Franken Calls On VA Secretary To Resign

Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken is calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

05/28/2014

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Group Launches TV Campaign Against Minn.’s Nolan

A new television ad from a conservative group is targeting Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan’s votes around the nation’s new health law.

12/26/2013

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11-27-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

The Congressman talks Football and Obamacare with Dave Lee.

11/27/2013

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House Republicans, Democrats Say Obama’s Policy Fix Isn’t Enough

Six of Minnesota’s eight members of Congress Friday voted for a bill to allow insurance companies to sell policies to anyone who wants them, even if it violates the new Obamacare rules.

11/15/2013

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Rep. Nolan: Firings Needed Over Health Law Woes

A Minnesota Democratic congressman has added his voice to GOP calls in Washington for administration officials to be fired over the rocky rollout of the new health care law.

10/23/2013

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Klobuchar Working With GOP Moderates To End Shutdown

A Minnesota senator is one of the key players hammering out a deal that could end the federal government shutdown. Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar is helping write a compromised version of a plan drafted by Republican Senator Susan Collins and credited GOP moderates. “We are friends,” Klobuchar said. “Senate Republicans really came to the fore, more moderates, saying ‘We want to work on a compromise,’ and that’s exactly what’s happening today in the Senate.”

10/14/2013

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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. Delegation Divided On Military Action Against Syria

Minnesota’s congressional delegation appears deeply divided by pressure to take military action against Syria. Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen calls the President’s request “too broad, too open-ended, too risky” — so does Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar.

09/03/2013

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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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Good Question: Will Politicians Feel Pain From The Sequester?

With just days until automatic budget cuts will start slashing 13 percent from federal defense budgets and 9 percent from the rest of the federal government, many viewers are asking if politicians will feel the pain.

02/25/2013

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FEMA Grants $2M To Help Fix Duluth Wastewater Pipe

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is granting $2 million to help repair a 3-foot wastewater pipe damaged by Duluth storm damage last June.

01/22/2013

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Nolan On Assault Weapons Ban: It’s ‘Common Sense’

Debt and deficit will dominate the start of this new term in Congress. But in the meantime, many in Washington are also pushing for laws to make this country safer, with a focus on gun laws.

01/06/2013

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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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Nolan Says BWCA Land Swap Unlikely To Advance

Congressman-elect Rick Nolan says a bill to swap state-owned land in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for federal land is probably dead, and will need revisiting in the next Congress.

11/09/2012

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Nolan Tops Cravaack, Shares His Plan For Future

Democrat Rick Nolan began preparing Wednesday for a return to Congress after 32 years away, while Rep. Michele Bachmann, who barely survived her toughest race yet, said she’s ready to get back to work.

11/07/2012

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Minn. Goes Dem. As Obama, Klobuchar, Nolan Win

Minnesota voters have reinforced the state’s liberal reputation by handing Democrats near-total victory in Tuesday’s election.

11/07/2012

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Democrat Nolan Unseats Cravaack In NE Minn.

Democrat Rick Nolan has beaten Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack (kruh-VAK’) to recapture a northeastern Minnesota seat long considered Democratic turf.

11/07/2012

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Cravaack, Bachmann Pushed To Limit In House Races

Democrat Rick Nolan took an early lead Tuesday as he attempted to take back a northeastern Minnesota House seat his party lost in an upset to Chip Cravaack two years ago.

11/06/2012

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8th Dist. Race Tops List Of Minn. House Matchups

Democrats are watching a northeastern Minnesota race as one of their top chances for a pickup in the U.S. House.

11/06/2012

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Cravaack, Nolan Hunt For Votes In Tight Minn. Race

Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan both hunted before dawn Saturday as one of the nation’s top House races enters the final phase.

11/03/2012

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Contentious Nolan/Cravaack Battle Closely Watched Nationwide

It’s among the most closely watched Congressional races in the country — Minnesota’s Eighth District race between Democrat Rick Nolan and Republican Chip Cravaack is too close to call.

10/31/2012

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Cravaack, Nolan Reprise Themes In Last Debate

Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan reprised their disagreements on Medicare, jobs and the effectiveness of Congress in their final debate in a nationally watched House race in northeastern Minnesota.

10/31/2012

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Minn. Autism Advocate Criticizes GOP’s Cravaack

An autism advocate accused Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack on Monday of revealing his son’s autism to get sympathy as he faces questions about his Minnesota ties in a tight congressional race.

10/29/2012

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Cravaack Reveals Son’s Autism As Minn. Ties Probed

Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is defending his family’s move out of state last year by disclosing that his older son has autism.

10/26/2012

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