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15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

ABC News lists Mills, Westrom among 'most interesting' Republican House candidates

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: Representative Rick Nolan, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Roll Call

Peterson's Greatest Challenge Yet, but GOP Still Looks to 2016

Minnesota Democrats think Rep. Collin C. Peterson is nearly unbeatable in the 7th District.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Rick Nolan, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Nancy Pelosi

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Democrats worried about Torrey Westrom

The best proof that Democrats are worried is the fact they're attacking Torrey Westrom .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mitt Romney

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Bill would limit members of Congress in hiring family

From left, U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison, Erik Paulsen and Collin Peterson have all used campaign funds to hire family, a practice that would be banned under a bill introduced by Rep. Jackie Speier.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, us Travel, Representative Erik Paulsen, Travel, Republican, Representative Keith Ellison, Representative Jackie Speier

Star Tribune

What kind of minds think alike? Those in politics

So far in the 113th Congress, Al Franken has voted along party lines 99 percent of the time - a bit higher than in the previous four years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota, Opinion

Star Tribune

National Republicans commit cash to Minnesota races

The National Republican Congressional Committee has committed to a $2.5 million ad buy in the Minneapolis media market that could help GOP challengers Stewart Mills and Torrey Westrom.

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Related Topix: Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Marshall Independent

Peterson is asset to Minnesota

I am writing this letter in response to the Aug. 4 edition of the Redwood Gazette front page coverage of Congressional candidate Westrom's visit to Redwood Falls and his recent mailing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota, Redwood Falls, MN

City Pages

GOP congressional candidate Torrey Westrom says 48 percent of Americans don't pay taxes [VIDEO]

Since we didn't single out sales taxes, Westrom's remark was actually less accurate than Romney's infamous gaffe.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Minnesota, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Marshall Independent

Stepping up to the table

Area farmers gathered at the Lloyd and Wendy Schrunk farm Wednesday afternoon for the Southwest Minnesota Farm Water Management and Cover Crop Field Day.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota, Environment, Weather

Star Tribune

Success around state propelled Jeff Johnson to GOP primary win

Republican Jeff Johnson swept over his three rivals in nearly every part of the state during Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, with a show of support among voters that placed him first or second in 63 of Minnesota's 87 counties.

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Related Topix: US News, Minnesota, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Senate, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune, Hennepin County, MN

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Marshall Independent

The future of 23

MORTON?- Calls to expand Minnesota Highway 23 in southwest Minnesota got a positive reception from national legislators on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Minnesota, Willmar, MN, New London, MN

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Marshall Independent

Peterson, Westrom talk EPA, renewable fuels

Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson and his Republican challenger Torrey Westrom faced off in their first debate at Farmfest Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Domestic Fuel

Collin Peterson Honored for Ethanol Support

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Republican, Bob Goodlatte

CBS Local

Company Gets Waiver To Maintain Propane Supplies

The Army Corp of Engineers has granted a waiver allowing a Benson petroleum company to move forward with a project designed to speed up a propane-infrastructure project.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Senator Al Franken, US House of Representatives, Weird

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Journal

Congressional candidates to debate at FarmFest

First District congressional candidates will face off in a debate during a candidate forum at FarmFest on Wednesday, Aug. 6, and another debate in Rochester at a later date.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Roll Call

Republicans Vote to End DACA After Tense Floor Debate

House Republicans voted to prohibit President Barack Obama from granting what they consider to be an unconstitutional amnesty to illegal immigrants Friday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives

Power Line

GOP gaining ground in House races

The Cook Political Report has revised its district-by-district assessment of this fall's House races.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, John Kline, Minnesota, Conservative Political News

Deltafarmpress

John Owen - a southern farmer's perspective on the new farm bill

Rice producer John Owen, left, best friend, Roux, and long-time farmhand, William Davis, stand beside a reservoir used to irrigate rice and other crops.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Republican, Debbie Stabenow

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota family fights to bring children home from Congo

The Zeidlers' adopted Congolese daughter Amida, 4, is in foster care in Congo while they wait for the country to issue exit letters..

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila

Roll Call

Congressional Jam Band Returns to Cantina Marina

Part-time rocker Rep. Collin C. Peterson can no longer recall which iteration of "The Amendments" he's playing in these days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota, Dave Weldon, Republican, Kenny Hulshof, Jon Porter

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