Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Minnesota’s two senators say they want litigator Andrew Luger to be the next U.S. attorney for the state if the current chief prosecutor is confirmed by the Senate for a different post. Democratic Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recommended Tuesday that President Barack Obama name Luger the lead federal prosecutor.
A veteran of World War II living in Bemidji is receiving high honors from France for actions almost 70 years ago. Private 1st Class John O’Boyle stood ready to be presented with the Knight of the Legion Honor Medal during a ceremony on Wednesday.
Two Minnesota lawmakers called on citizens to demand action on voting rights.
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have formed an advisory committee to lead the search for the next U.S. Attorney for Minnesota. The committee consists of seven seasoned attorneys, judges and law enforcement professionals.
Minnesota’s No. 1 in the nation, in a category few are rejoicing over. The Twin Cities’ average price for gas is the most expensive in the nation at $4.32 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com. Chicago is second ($4.28), Honolulu is third ($4.25) and Santa Barbara is fourth ($4.17).
As gas prices in Minnesota reached record high prices of about $4 per gallon, Sen. Amy Klobuchar called on the Department of Energy to take action. The gas price spike came after the closure of oil refineries in the Midwest for maintenance.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Tim Walz are holding a Minneapolis press conference to discuss their legislation aimed at helping wrongly discharged military veterans restore their benefits.
A tax on pacemakers and other medical devices made in Minnesota may be going away. Since January there’s been a 2.3 percent tax on medical device sales with the revenues earmarked to help pay for the new national health care reform law.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is trying to drum up more support for Minnesota businesses.
Now in her second term, Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has landed top committee post.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gave a brief, but emotional, testimony before a Senate panel looking into gun violence Wednesday.
The temperature in Washington, D.C. for the president’s inauguration was a far more pleasant 41 degrees at the time of Obama’s swearing in.
We’ve seen a big increase in thieves stealing copper and other metals over the past few years. They may get a few hundred dollars by selling it for scrap, but they often cause thousands of dollars in damage.
By Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden will present his recommendations to curb gun violence to the president.
Although the majority of the Minnesota delegation in the U.S. House and both Senators voted for the measure avoiding the cliff, it was a mixed bag and not necessarily along partisan lines.