A bipartisan group of governors says they sought assurances from President Barack Obama that any cuts in spending to address the looming “fiscal cliff” would not shift the financial burden onto states.
The Minnesota Lynx are finally making their anticipated trip to the White House.
The Minnesota Lynx will be honored at the White House by President Barack Obama next week for their 2011 WNBA title.
Lately, Rep. Michele Bachmann has been immersed in controversy over comments she made about the Muslim brotherhood “infiltrating” the top levels of government.
President Barack Obama signed the bipartisan Veteran Skills to Jobs Act – introduced partly by a U.S. Representative from Minnesota – into law Monday.
Republican Senate candidate Kurt Bills is off to Washington on a trip that includes a fundraiser held by Texas Rep. Ron Paul and his son, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul.
A physical education teacher from Farmington is on his way to Washington D.C. Tuesday, lobbying to make gym class a bigger priority in Minnesota schools. It’s part of National Speak Out Day, a day dedicated to supporting physical education.
President Barack Obama signed the St. Croix bridge project into law, the White House announced Wednesday.
If any political pundits were hoping to use the results of this year’s Minnesota hotdish contest as any sort of bellwether for the upcoming 2012 elections, they may be disappointed to hear the event ended in a tie.
Maybe you’ve received an email that a long lost relative has died, leaving you a fortune? Such scams are common. A secretary from Washington, D.C. had a similar experience, but it was no scam.
Gov. Mark Dayton is in Washington for the winter meeting of the National Governors Association.
U.S. officials on Friday arrested a Moroccan man they say was planning a suicide mission at the U.S. Capitol, a law enforcement official told CBS News.
If you can read this sentence, it could be because you live in Minneapolis. Well, maybe not, but it’s worth noting that the city was ranked the third most literate city in the U.S.
Amelia Santaniello had the unique opportunity to tour the White House’s garden and to talk with the First Family’s chef.
After a suicide bombing in Somalia this past weekend was linked to a young man from Minneapolis, homeland security is on the minds of law enforcement here. Amelia Santaniello had the chance to ask Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napalitano about it Tuesday.
WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello certainly had a whirlwind couple of days in Washington, D.C. That’s right, when the White House invites you for a visit, they sure keep you busy.
It’s one of the most iconic buildings in the United States. The White House is the President’s home, and Tuesday, WCCO-TV had a behind-the-scenes tour of the executive mansion.
WCCO-TV got a rare opportunity Tuesday to meet with President Barack Obama and take a behind the scenes tour of the White House.
Gov. Mark Dayton is in Washington for meetings related to his service on the National Governors Association Executive Committee.
Gov. Mark Dayton, a former U.S. Senator who was in Washington D.C. on 9/11, told WCCO-TV about that day 10 years ago in a wide-ranging and candid interview.
President Barack Obama accused Congress on Monday of putting politics ahead of the country and called on voters to tell lawmakers to cut it out, as he kicked off a three-day Midwestern bus tour aimed at promoting his economic ideas and countering Republican attacks.
Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison was admitted to a Washington D.C. hospital Wednesday morning after falling and tearing a knee ligament during a gym workout, according to spokesperson Jennifer Gore.
Transportation Security Administration officers say they found 13 knives, including switchblades and a butterfly knife, inside a man’s carry-on luggage at a Washington-area airport.
Washington D.C. is a popular tourist destination, especially during the summer months when the kids are out of school. In August, the National Mall will have a new memorial on it in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Just two years ago, we were divided by the seemingly never-ending Al Franken/Norm Coleman senate race. The State Supreme Court sided with the Democrat Franken, and Thursday marks his second year in office.