As U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar helped volunteers at the Second Harvest Heartland warehouse in Golden Valley, she said she is optimistic that Congress will pass a new long-term farm bill this year. That would be welcome news to Second Harvest CEO Rob Zeaske.
The usually bustling District of Columbia will be uniquely affected Wednesday by the first government shutdown in 17 years, with thousands of federal employees who make up the backbone of the metro area’s workforce ordered not to report to work.
U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 8th congressional district Rick Nolan is challenging the evidence that’s been presented on the reported use of chemical weapons by Syria against its people.
Leaders of many farm groups in the Upper Midwest aren’t pleased that Congress has extended the current farm bill rather than pass new legislation.
Candidates have begun filing to run for elected positions ranging from the Minnesota Legislature to the U.S. Congress.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann swept aside doubts about her political future on Wednesday, declaring less than a month after ending her presidential bid that she will seek a fourth term in Congress.
Despite fresh pressure from tea party conservatives, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans “can’t impose our will” on the White House and Senate Democrats on legislation to cut tens of billions of dollars in federal spending.
Esme is talking politics and focusing on Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District race. She speaks with both challenger Tarryl Clark and incumbent Michele Bachmann. And which city did Budget Travel recently call the coolest small town […]
Final day of the Minnesota State Fair… Michele welcomed a pair of Independence Party candidates for congress to the stage: Bob Anderson, who is trying to unseat Michele Bachman in District 6, and Jon Oleson […]