Democratic Rep. Tim Walz says he’s opposed to current proposals for U.S. military strikes in Syria.
Another Republican is seeking the party’s nod to run against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz in southern Minnesota’s 1st District. Jim Hagedorn announced his candidacy on Wednesday at a farm in Good Thunder. He is the son of former GOP Congressman Tom Hagedorn, and a former legislative staffer and federal employee. He is calling for the repeal of Obamacare.
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.
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.
Aaron Miller is kicking off his campaign Tuesday with events in Rochester and Mankato. Miller lives in the Rochester-area town of Byron, and works as an account manager for a biopharmaceutical firm.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Tim Walz are trying to help veterans who shouldn’t have been discharged get benefits.
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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.
Former state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist says wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature.
Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.
A Minnesota congressman who’s a former teacher and gets straight A’s from the National Rifle Association says he’s “deeply disappointed” with the NRA’s proposal for posting armed police officers at every school.
Democratic Rep. Tim Walz has about $789,000 built up for the campaign stretch run.
The parents of a gay Minnesota soldier killed in Afghanistan are leading an effort to defeat the proposed marriage amendment.