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Talking Points: Immigration Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a key amendment to an Immigration reform bill Monday. It would create a “pathway to citizenship” for 11 million people who came here illegally.

06/23/2013

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Online Tax Among Issues Discussed With Sen. Al Franken

Senator Al Franken joined Dave Lee Wednesday to discuss a number of issues affecting Minnesotans.

05/08/2013

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Paulsen: Still No Decision On Senate

Rep. John Kline has taken his name off the table for statewide office in Minnesota, but his House colleague Erik Paulsen isn’t ready to do the same.

04/19/2013

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Tips On How To Successfully Cast Your Ballot

More than 3 million Minnesotans are expected to vote in Tuesday’s election. Minnesota is proud to lead the nation in voter turnout.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

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US Sen. Candidate Kurt Bills Announces Support For Romney

Four days before the Republican convention, Minnesota’s Republican Candidate for the U.S. Senate, Kurt Bills, announced his support for presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

08/23/2012

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Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And Spins

The blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.

08/06/2012

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Senator Franken Talks Capitol Issues And Hot Dish

Senator Al Franken called in on the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee Wednesday.

02/16/2012

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US Senate Passes St. Croix Bridge Bill

The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a bill clearing the way for a new bridge over the St. Croix River near Stillwater.

01/23/2012

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Sen. Al Franken Joins Dave Lee At State Fair

US Senator Al Franken discussed many issues with Dave Lee on Thursday’s WCCO Morning News from the State Fair.

09/01/2011

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Sen. Klobuchar On The WCCO Morning News

Dave Lee welcomed U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to the State Fair on the opening day.

08/25/2011

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14 AWOL Dems To Speak At Capitol Weekend Rally

All 14 Democratic state senators who fled the state to stall action on a controversial bill are slated to appear together at a Madison rally this weekend to thank demonstrators.

03/11/2011

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivers an address at the conservative Heritage Foundation November 4, 2010 in Washington, DC. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bachmann Lauds McConnell On Earmarks

A leading conservative Republican is hailing the push to end spending on pet projects, saying it represents a “culture change” in Washington.

11/16/2010

The Senate You Don't See – 6/16/10

Would you really like to know what goes on behind closed doors at the U.S. Senate?  Author Terence Samuel gives readers a bit of that possibility in his new book, which includes an interview with […]

06/17/2010

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