Minneapolis attorney Sam Heins was among President Barack Obama’s chief fundraisers during the 2012 campaign. Read more →
McCollum says won’t attend the event because Netanyahu’s speech is scheduled on the eve of presidential elections in Israel. Read more →
Some Republicans said Franken was reluctant to be seen in public with Obama, whose standing in the polls has been slipping. Franken denied it. Read more →
WASHINGTON – A Minneapolis working mother named Rebekah will play a central role in President Barack Obama’s next visit to Minneapolis on Thursday. According to the White House, Obama will launch the first in a series of day in the life visits by spending the day with Rebekah (whose last name has not been made Read more →
PoliGraph was on the scene to test the truthfulness of some of Obama’s claims about jobs, the economy and transit.
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Hundreds of people lined up in downtown St. Paul Monday morning to get free tickets to see President Obama speak Wednesday afternoon at the Union Depot. Read more →
Former state Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit against the Senate takes a new turn after Brodkorb’s lawyers publicly posted documents about other alleged extramarital affairs at the State Capitol. A judge had earlier ordered that the information remain private.
And in Washington, the GOP House succeeded in passing a farm bill that severs the relationship between food stamps and agricultural policy.
And as the 2014 elections approach, U.S. Sen. Al Franken turned in some impressive fundraising totals last quarter. Read more →
Big news out of Washington on this holiday week as President Barack Obama’s administration delays an important part of the federal health care law until 2015. In Minnesota, yet another Republican is considering a run against Gov. Mark Dayton. And DFL leadership at the Capitol appears to have been a good thing for unions. Read more →
As tax increases went into effect yesterday, Republicans and DFLers renewed the debate about whether taxes hurt or help the economy. And national Democrats see GOP Reps. John Kline and Erik Paulsen as possible House supporters of an immigration overhaul.
On the international stage, President Barack Obama is seeking to tamp down outrage over reports that the United States spied on European allies. Read more →
Nearly a month after lawmakers finished the session, some are returning to St. Paul to look at whether providing subsidies to private companies makes economic sense for the state. And the immigration overhaul moves forward in the U.S. Senate. Read more →