A congressional approval poll out just last week says only ten percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing. Many Americans say they’re frustrated with the partisan divide and gridlock in Washington. That was one of the topics discussed at a conference in Minneapolis today by Women Winning – a group dedicated to electing women candidates. Hundreds gathered to hear Senator Amy Klobuchar and former Republican Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, a tea party favorite, said Wednesday she will not run for another term in the U.S. House and said her decision had nothing to do with ongoing investigations over finances related to her unsuccessful run for the Republican presidential nomination.
Former Governor Tim Pawlenty splits his time these days in Washington DC for work and at home in the Twin Cities.
Senator Al Franken called in to the WCCO Morning News on Wednesday from snowy Washington DC.
Hamline University Professor David Schultz joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News
Nearly 78 years after being killed on duty, Special Deputy C. Arthur Lyman will receive national attention for making the ultimate sacrifice.
US Senator Al Franken joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Wednesday
U S Senator Al Franken joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to talk about investor speculation in the oil markets.
Senator Al Franken called in on the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee Wednesday.
Veteran Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona commented on numerous issues on the CBS Early show Thursday morning
When Amelia Santaniello was in Washington, D.C. this week interviewing President Obama, she met with a Minnesotan who works in the White House.
If you follow politics on Twitter, chances are you follow CBS White House Correspondent Mark Knoller. He’s been covering U.S. presidents for about 35 years.
Another flash mob theft took place at a convenience store. This time in Washington DC.
As politicians in Washington D.C. fight like children in a sandbox that is too small, the nation waits for a deal that will avoid a national default.
While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]