Washington D.C.

Sen. Al Franken (credit: Jeffrey Thompson/Getty Images)

Franken Reflects On 2 Years In Office

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.

07/06/2011

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Sun Country Begins Flights From National Airport

Sun Country Airlines is making its inaugural flight from Washington’s Reagan National Airport to Lansing, Mich., and Minneapolis after winning a coveted gate at the airport closest to the nation’s capital.

04/01/2011

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In Washington, Pork Trumps Preserving History

One of the first victims of Washington’s new tough-on-spending culture is a historic preservation program that saved the flag that inspired “The Star-Spangled Banner” and preserved thousands of other fragile national treasures.

03/31/2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) listens to her introduction prior to speaking at the Iowans for Tax Relief PAC Watchdog Reception January 21, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann spoke to Iowa's largest anti-tax group amidst speculation that she will run for president as a Republican candidate in 2012.  (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Dayton, Bachmann Feud Over Minn. Health Care

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann sniped at one another Monday over Dayton’s decision to extend Medicaid eligibility to almost 100,000 low-income residents.

01/24/2011

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Dayton Heads To Washington To Raise Money

Gov.-elect Mark Dayton visits Washington Wednesday to meet with members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation, raise money and attend one of President Barack Obama’s holiday parties.

12/15/2010

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