Rep. Paul Ryan's 'Family Time' Comment Sparks DebateRepublican Rep. Paul Ryan is likely to become the next speaker of the House. He's already an unlikely spokesman for balancing family life with work.
Divided Republicans Resist Paul Ryan’s Call For UnityFractious conservatives resisted Paul Ryan's appeals to rally around him for House speaker Wednesday, suggesting fresh trouble ahead in the Republican-on-Republican struggle between pragmatists and purists. The fight has rendered Congress almost dysfunctional and shaken the party's presidential campaign.
Paul Ryan Reiterates He's Not Interested In Being SpeakerU.S. Rep. Paul Ryan does not want to be speaker of the House. The Wisconsin Republican on Thursday issued a statement saying he was disappointed in Rep. Kevin McCarthy's surprise decision to withdraw from the contest to replace Rep. John Boehner.
4 Things To Know: Wild Season Opener, Target Job Fair & MoreThe Wild kick off their 15th season Thursday and Target is hiring. These are just two of the stories you need to know about for Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.
Good Questions: Chef's Hats, Apples, The Speaker Of The House Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores chefs hats, apples and the speaker of the house.
Rep. Paul Ryan Not Interested In Replacing Boehner As House SpeakerRep. Paul Ryan is not interested in replacing Rep. John Boehner as speaker of the House of Representatives. Boehner announced Friday that he will be resigning at the end of October. Ryan's spokesman says the Republican from Janesville is not interested in the post.
Boehner Exit Shocks Minnesota LawmakersA Minnesota Republican who was long aligned with departing House Speaker John Boehner says he's shocked and saddened by his decision to leave Congress. Rep. John Kline said Friday that Boehner will be missed in Washington and the Ohio congressman's resignation will leave a "tremendous void" in the House.
Interview: Rep. Daudt On How Republicans Retook The HouseRep. Kurt Daudt was in the WCCO-TV studio to talk with Esme Murphy on Sunday morning.
Rep. Daudt Says Speaker Role His 'Greatest Honor'The one-time car salesman from Crown became the GOP's most powerful leader after taking Republicans from minority status to a 72-seat majority in the Minnesota House. Rep. Kurt Daudt, 41, becomes the second-most powerful politician in Minnesota, behind Gov. Mark Dayton. "It is the greatest honor of my life to be elected to be the next speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives," Daudt said.
Talking Points: What To Do With The $1.23B Surplus?Minnesota lawmakers have the kind of problem on their hands that, at first glance, would appear to be a good thing. Friday the state announced a surprising $1.23 billion surplus. But the debate about what to do with the surplus is so intense its even pitting members of the same party against each other.
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.