Wright Confirmed By U.S. Senate As Federal Judge For MinnesotaThe U.S. Senate has confirmed Wilhelmina Wright as Minnesota's newest federal judge. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken announced Wright's confirmation Tuesday.
Minnesota Politicians Respond To Obama's Final SOTUPresident Barack Obama's final State of the Union address struck an optimistic tone, combining an ambitious agenda with hope for the future. But he was less positive about the current state of things in Washington. A number of Minnesota politicians also offered their take on Obama's address.
Klobuchar Tells Stephen Colbert About Female Senators' 'Civility Dinners'Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar was on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Monday night to talk about how much work there still needs to be done before the legislative branch reaches full gender parity.
Ovarian Cancer Walk Draws 3,500 PeopleMore than 3,500 people took part in one of Minnesota's biggest races Saturday.
Group Gathers At Minnehaha Park To Welcome Syrian RefugeesThousands of refugees are arriving in Austria and Germany after those countries agreed to let them in. Most are fleeing civil war in Syria. A small group held signs at Minnehaha Park Sunday morning in support of those refugees. Members of the group say they're thankful for help from Minnesota politicians.
Esme's Blog: Review Of Klobuchar's New BookNo one in Minnesota underestimates Sen. Amy Klobuchar these days, and her new memoir reveals what has led to her remarkable political success.
Klobuchar Bolsters Support For Iran Nuclear DealU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she'll vote for the Iran nuclear deal. The Minnesota Democrat threw her support behind the plan in a Monday statement. She says it's imperfect but it offers the "best available option to put the brakes on Iran's development of a nuclear weapon."
Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar To Speak To Nebraska Democratshe Nebraska Democratic Party will host U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota at its annual Morrison Exon Dinner. Klobuchar will be the keynote speaker at the dinner on Aug. 1 in La Vista.
Spectators Flock To Lock Before Carp Force Permanent ClosureStanding shoulder-to-shoulder spectators soaked up one last look. They came down to the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock before midnight Tuesday, when the 53-year old river gateway closes for good.
Women In Agriculture Is Focus Of Discussion In FargoWomen in agriculture is the focus of a discussion at the Fargo campus of the North Dakota State College of Science. U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden will lead the discussion on Thursday at the College of Science Skills and Technology Auditorium.
Klobuchar Presents Bronze Star To Family Of World War II VetU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has presented the Bronze Star and other war medals to the family of a World War II veteran. Warren Reyburn was a staff sergeant stationed in the Pacific with the 25th Infantry Division nicknamed "Tropic Lightning."
Sen. Klobuchar Seeks Broader Compensation For Poultry FarmersU.S. Senator Klobuchar met with poultry producers Monday morning in Litchfield. She says some producers have lost everything all in one week. Klobuchar said it was very emotional with several of them breaking down.