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Fergus Falls Band, Sen. Klobuchar Part Of Inauguration

The temperature in Washington, D.C. for the president’s inauguration was a far more pleasant 41 degrees at the time of Obama’s swearing in.

01/21/2013

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Generosity Gets MN Military Couple To Pres. Inaugural Ball For Free

A Twin Cities soldier and his wife are preparing for the President’s Inaugural Ball. Staff Sgt. Dan Westby is one of only two Minnesota soldiers invited to Washington D.C. for the event.

01/19/2013

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Soldier & Wife Headed To President’s Inaugural Ball

Staff Sgt. Dan Westby and his wife have been invited to the President’s Inaugural Ball, but tight finances have the once-in-a-lifetime trip in limbo.

01/18/2013

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Fergus Falls HS Band Performing For Obama’s Inauguration

One Minnesota band is getting ready to march its way to Washington D.C. for the presidential inauguration.

01/16/2013

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Frank Vascellaro To Interview The President

WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro is going to Washington to talk one-on-one with President Obama Thursday.

12/12/2012

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Governors Ask Obama For Flexibility In Fiscal Cliff Deal

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.

12/04/2012

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Obama Salutes Lynx At White House

The Minnesota Lynx are finally making their anticipated trip to the White House.

09/18/2012

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Lynx To Be Honored At White House Next Week

The Minnesota Lynx will be honored at the White House by President Barack Obama next week for their 2011 WNBA title.

09/13/2012

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Bachmann Ranked Among ‘Most Beautiful’ On Capitol Hill

Lately, Rep. Michele Bachmann has been immersed in controversy over comments she made about the Muslim brotherhood “infiltrating” the top levels of government.

07/25/2012

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POTUS Signs Walz’s ‘Veteran Skills To Jobs Act’ Into Law

President Barack Obama signed the bipartisan Veteran Skills to Jobs Act – introduced partly by a U.S. Representative from Minnesota – into law Monday.

07/24/2012

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Underdog Bills Heads To DC For Paul Fundraiser

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.

07/24/2012

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Farmington Phy-Ed Teacher Lobbying In D.C.

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.

03/27/2012

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St. Croix Bridge Legislation Signed Into Law

President Barack Obama signed the St. Croix bridge project into law, the White House announced Wednesday.

03/14/2012

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Franken’s 2nd Hotdish Off Ends In Bipartisan Tie

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.

03/07/2012

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D.C. Secretary Talks About Becoming King Overnight

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.

03/05/2012

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