Sen. Tina Smith Says Democrats 'Are Going To Push As Hard As We Can' For Federal Paid Family LeaveThe U.S. is the only developed nation that does not have a federal paid family leave policy. In Congress, efforts to change that have been moving forward slowly.
Minnesota Gets $60 Million Federal Grant To Improve I-494 Near MSPA federal grant of $60 million is slated to be used to improve a stretch of Interstate 494 near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Sens. Klobuchar, Smith Again Pushing To Get Fire Sprinklers In Older Public Housing BuildingsMinnesota's two U.S. senators are once again working to get fire sprinklers in older public housing buildings.
Klobuchar, Smith Vote In Favor Of $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package: 'Help Is On The Way'The U.S. Senate narrowly passed President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package on Saturday, with both of Minnesota's Democratic senators voting in favor.
Sen. Tina Smith Seeks Probe Of Natural Gas Price Spikes During StormMinnesota Sen. Tina Smith says natural gas spot prices spiked as high as 100 times typical levels, forcing utilities and other natural gas users to incur exorbitant costs, many of which were passed on to customers.
'Trump Violated His Oath Of Office': Minn. Politicians Speak Out Following 2nd Impeachment AcquittalBoth Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith voted to convict Trump of incitement charges in the wake of the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
Talking Points: How Will Democrats Pass A $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package?Biden is calling for a dramatic expansion of the child tax credit. The plan calls for direct payment of $300 per month per child for children under six, and $250 a month per child per month for kids ages 6 to 17. In total, that is $3,600 a year for young kids, $3,000 a year for older kids.
Smith Among 7 Senators Asking Ethics Panel To Investigate Sens. Cruz, HawleySeven Democratic senators on Thursday asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley "to fully understand their role" in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.
Sen. Tina Smith Urges Biden Administration To Ensure Free COVID Vaccine For AllMinnesota Sen. Tina Smith is calling on the Biden administration to make sure the COVID-19 vaccine is free for all.
Minnesota's Congressional Democrats Call For Trump's RemovalDemocrats in Minnesota's congressional delegation are calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from by either by impeachment or invoking the 25th Amendment after he urged his supporters Wednesday to march on the U.S. Capitol, where a mob attacked the building, spurred on by repeated claims from the president that the election was stolen.
Sen. Tina Smith Staves Off Challenge From Jason LewisDemocratic Sen. Tina Smith is projected to have won the seat for the U.S. Senate yet again, defeating Republican challenger Jason Lewis.
The Minnesota Races In Play On Election DayVoters in Minnesota are deciding whether to make President Donald Trump the first Republican to carry the state since Richard Nixon in 1972 — or to hold to their usual line and back former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden.
A Closer Look At Minnesota's U.S. Senate Race That Is Now Being Called A 'Toss-Up'The Minnesota U.S. Senate race is tightening according to a new poll out Thursday.
Sen. Tina Smith Tests Negative For COVID After Skipping Rep. Elizabeth Warren's Minn. EventJason Lewis, Sen. Tina Smith's challenger, said there's a double-standard for Republicans and Democrats over COVID-19 rules.
Jason Lewis' Hopes For Senate Upset May Turn On Trump's FateJason Lewis' strategy for knocking off Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith has been clear for over a year: For better or worse, the former congressman is all in for President Donald Trump.