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State Of The Union

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Good Question: Does Twitter Reflect Public Opinion?

When big news happens, it can seem like everyone flocks to Twitter. But, studies show only 19 percent of adults who use the Internet are on Twitter and only 3 percent use it regularly.

12/08/2014

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Minimum Wage Debate Ramps Up Before 2014 Session

President Barack Obama shed a national spotlight on Minnesota Tuesday night when he praised a Minneapolis business owner during his State of the Union speech.

01/29/2014

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1-29-14 John Kline On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Click the link above to listen to Congressman Kline discuss the State Of The Union Speech.

01/29/2014

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Minn. Politicians Respond To State Of The Union Address

President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to make his pitch that the nation must come together to address persistent problems, from the wealth gap to economic mobility to lagging schools. Here are some responses to the address from Minnesota politicians.

01/29/2014

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1-29-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to THE MORNING TAKE’s recap of last night’s State Of The Union.

01/29/2014

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Punch Pizza Featured In State Of The Union

After making headlines by raising their starting wage to $10 an hour for employees, Punch Pizza was recognized Tuesday during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

01/28/2014

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1-28-14 MICHELE BACHMANN On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Click the link to hear the Congresswoman discuss her final State of the Union address, the Farm Bill and her plans for 2016.

01/28/2014

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1-28-14 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Who will be at tonight’s STATE OF THE UNION? Click the link to listen to today’s MORNING TAKE!

01/28/2014

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Reality Check: Minimum Wage & Obama’s SOTU Address

Less than 24 hours after the President Barack Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour, Minnesota Democratic lawmakers unveiled a plan of their own to raise state pay for low income workers to $9.50.

02/13/2013

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Good Question: How Many People Are Killed By Assault Rifles?

Since the massacre at a Newtown elementary school, much of the discussion on gun violence has been around a proposal to reinstate the assault weapons ban.

02/12/2013

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Wounded Wis. Policeman To Attend State Of Union

A police lieutenant wounded last summer during a deadly mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., is among two dozen guests the White House has invited to sit with the first lady during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.

02/12/2013

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Minn. Woman To Be Michelle Obama’s Guest At SOTU

A recent University of Minnesota graduate has been invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this week.

02/11/2013

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MN Politicians React To State Of The Union

Everyone has some sort of reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Minnesota senators and representatives were no exception.

01/25/2012

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US Senator Amy Klobuchar On WCCO Morning News

Sen. Klobuchar joined Dave Lee to discuss prospects for a new St Croix river bridge on Tuesday morning.

01/24/2012

Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) shares a laugh with colleagues after Rep. John Boehner was elected the new Speaker of the House January 5, 2011 in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bachmann Speech Raises Her Conservative Profile

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann took another leap in her remarkable climb to national attention and tea party prominence with her freelance response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech.

01/26/2011

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