State Of The Union

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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

Reality Check: State Of The Union Promises

President Obama made news in his State of the Union message by proposing what sounds like a hard freeze on federal spending.

01/26/2011

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Repercussions From Bachmann’s Tea Party Speech

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is making headlines across the country for doing something unprecedented. Her decision to have her own response to the State of the Union has a lot of people speculating about divisions within the Republican Party.

01/26/2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) listens to her introduction prior to speaking at the Iowans for Tax Relief PAC Watchdog Reception January 21, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann spoke to Iowa's largest anti-tax group amidst speculation that she will run for president as a Republican candidate in 2012.  (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Congresswoman Bachmann Talks SOTU On WCCO Radio

Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann told WCCO’s John Williams, “It’s always and honor and a privilege to listen to a president, no matter which party, deliver an address to the congress and the nation.”

01/26/2011

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks at the "Values Voter Summit" on Sept. 17, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Bachmann’s Tea Party Response To SOTU

In an unusual move, tea party favorite Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., followed House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s response with high profile speech of her own.

01/25/2011

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Top Ten SOTU Moments

44 men have given State of the Union addresses, some memorable, some not. Time Magazine put together their top 10.

01/25/2011

A pedestrian passes under a large banner reading "JOBS" outside of the Chamber of Commerce January 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Jobs and job creation are expected to be the centerpiece of US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on January 25. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Minnesotans On Tonight’s State Of The Union

Minnesotans are weighing in on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. Some say they want to hear the president give solutions, not just bring up issues.

01/25/2011

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Klobuchar: Economic Issues Will Highlight State Of Union

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar expects President Barack Obama will talk about jobs in his State of the Union address Tuesday night.

01/23/2011

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Esme’s Blog: What Congress Can Learn From Jr. High

It so Jr. High — debating over who sits next to whom. Making sure that cliques are broken up so that no one group can become too unruly.

01/21/2011

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