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Friday Apr 18 | Airport Business

UAS taking flight in Minnesota; summit highlights regional opportunities

April 16--THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Though North Dakota and five other states edged Minnesota out of the running for an unmanned aerial systems test site last year, there doesn't seem to be any hard feelings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Minnesota, Thief River Falls, MN, Federal Aviation Administration, Roseau County, MN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Washington Post

NRCC promotes seven more candidates to a Contendera status

The National Republican Congressional Committee on Thursday elevated seven more candidates to "Contender" status, the second tier of its "Young Guns" program designed to assist top House challengers and open seat hopefuls.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Democrat, Representative Joe Garcia, Representative Suzan DelBene

Star Tribune

Westrom named to GOP 'contender' list

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: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Greg Walden, Republican

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Tax Refund Seizure

As has been widely reported, a single sentence in the 2008 Farm Bill, Public Law 110-246, is said to be responsible for the Internal Revenue Service seizing refunds from the children of taxpayers who the Social Security Administration says were inadvertently overpaid in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star Tribune

Northwest Minnesota embraces drone industry

Realtor Brandon Doyle demonstrated a drone equipped with a small, HD camera that he uses to photograph real estate listings.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Minnesota, Real Estate, Agriculture, Science, Thief River Falls, MN

Star Tribune

Franken: $5.9M in campaign funds

According to Franken's campaign, 97 percent of the Democrat's contributions were for $100 or less and included more than 25,000 first-time donors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Rick Nolan, US House of Representatives, Republican, John Kline, Representative Erik Paulsen

Star Tribune

Peterson raises $218,000 during first quarter of 2014

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: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

CBS Local

Facing Tough Challenge, Peterson Has $523K Banked

Minnesota Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson has raised more money in the past three months than he did in at this stage in his previous campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota, Weird

Wed Apr 09, 2014

SNL Financial

House bill aims to reauthorize CFTC with enhanced end-user protection

After several years and numerous hearings, a bill aimed at reauthorizing and revamping CFTC operations, as well as addressing outstanding end-user concerns, met approval from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture on April 9. "It is a responsible and balanced bill that improves the efficiency and accountability of the CFTC, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Frank Lucas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael Conaway, David Scott, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Star Tribune

NRCC Chair: Dems Rick Nolan and Collin Peterson can be beat

A top Republican campaign operative said Wednesday that Minnesota Democratic Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Greg Walden, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Rick Nolan, Democrat, Minnesota

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Reuters

U.S. House panel launches CFTC reauthorization bill

U.S. lawmakers on Monday launched a bill to rewrite the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's procedures and give more leeway to smaller players in the futures and swaps markets that the agency regulates.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Lucas, Republican

Sun Mar 30, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Republicans endorse Westrom to challenge Peterson in 7th...

Torrey Westrom, a Republican state senator from Elbow Lake, received the Republican endorsement Saturday to challenge Rep. Collin Peterson Republicans endorse Westrom to challenge Peterson in 7th District on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/03/30/republicans-endorse-westrom-challenge-peterson-th-district/7080915/ ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Elbow Lake, MN

Fri Mar 28, 2014

KVOX-FM Fargo

North Dakota Dems gathering in Fargo

North Dakota Democrats are in Fargo for the party's state convention Friday and Saturday at the Fargo Civic Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, Earl Pomeroy, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Fargo, ND

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Pipestone County Star

Peterson touches down in Pipestone

Congressman Collin Peterson piloted his single-engine Bonanza into Pipestone Municipal Airport for an hour-long meeting with city officials and local media, March 19, following his announcement made two days earlier that he would seek a 13th term.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pipestone, MN, Pipestone County, MN, US Senate, Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Peterson: Decision to run popular with constituents

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: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Political Impasse on Aid Has Jobless Workers in Limbo

Cecil Rickman took a test last week in hopes of getting an interview that might eventually lead to work as a laborer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen, John Kline, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Representative Keith Ellison

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