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In 100 Days, an Election About Competence

Back in January, Nancy Pelosi had an infamous interview with Jon Stewart of 'The Daily Show' that crystalizes what the 2014 election - just 100 days from today - is really all about.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Representative Pete Gallego, Mitt Romney

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Star Tribune

Rep. Collin Peterson's son collects salary as campaign treasurer

Elliott Peterson, the 12-term congressman's son, lives in Murfreesburo, Tenn., and has worked for his father's campaign for 14 years, according to campaign-finance reports.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Federal disaster declared in 8 Minn. counties recovering from June storms

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, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Senator Al Franken, US House of Representatives, Minnesota, US Governors

Politico

Industry touts new dairy insurance - Consumers take food fight online

INDUSTRY TOUTS NEW DAIRY INSURANCE: Pro Agriculture's Bill Tomson has the scoop: "Dairy farmers are reaping the strongest profits in years, but that shouldn't stop many from signing up for subsidized dairy insurance come September, industry representatives say.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Life, Food, Nutrition

Marshall Independent

Westrom says change is needed

Torrey Westrom said he's been getting a strong message from Minnesota voters. They want change, he said, and he wants to help make that change.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota congressional candidates pick up the pace on fundraising

The stockpiles in two competitive Minnesota congressional races are growing as both the Democratic incumbents and their Republican challengers pick up their fundraising pace.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen, John Kline, Representative Rick Nolan, Betty McCollum, Democrat

Star Tribune

Minnesota sweats projects that rely on federal Highway Trust Fund

Martin Road has weathered some rough winters and needs to be repaved next year at a cost of $3.2 million.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota, St Louis County, MN, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Peterson, Westrom step up fundraising pace in Seventh District race

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, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Star Tribune

Candidates for Congress shed light on fundraising

ST. PAUL, Minn. - New campaign finance reports will detail how candidates in Minnesota's most hotly contested congressional races are faring in their hunt for money.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Water reform act sets stage for more improvementsYour...

Your Turn: Water reform act sets stage for more improvements New law shows bipartisanship can help solve public infrastructure challenges Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/10/turn-water-reform-act-sets-stage-improvements/12508989/ Major bipartisan legislation was signed into law last month that will ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota, Natural Disasters, Flood, Opinion

JD Supra

House Approves CFTC Reauthorization, Changes to Dodd-Frank

After a nearly two year process, on June 24, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 266-144 to pass H.R. 4413 , the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act, which would reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission through 2018.

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

Lowell Sun

Gun bill advances in House, 111-37

In a rare recorded vote on legislation taken before diving into amendments, the House on Wednesday afternoon advanced a bill aimed at reducing gun violence on a 111-37 tally.

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Related Topix: US News, William Thomas, US Politics, John Peterson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Wed Jul 09, 2014

RiderMagazine.com

U.S. House Bill Congratulates American Motorcyclist Association on 90th Anniversary

The American Motorcyclist Association has been congratulated and commended on its 90th anniversary by a bi-partisan bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, which recognizes the organization as being the nation's premier advocate for motorcyclists and the motorcycle lifestyle.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Ohio, Ohio Government, Democrat, Representative Timothy Walz, Representative Tim Walberg

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Capital Journal Daybreak: Centrists Under Attack | Iran's ...

Centrist lawmakers in Congress are becoming a thing of the past-and as their ranks have thinned, political operatives' efforts to oust them have intensified.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Minnesota, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Wall Street Journal

House Centrists in Both Parties Are Under Attack

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.-Rep. Collin Peterson plays in a rock band named the Second Amendments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Detroit Lakes, MN, John Boehner, Republican, Conservative Political News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Star Tribune

Third District hopeful fights to raise cash - and her profile

The former Hennepin County DFL Party chairwoman is facing off against U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen, a well-funded Republican with a nearly 70-1 cash advantage.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Representative Erik Paulsen, 2012 Presidential Election, Representative Rick Nolan, Democrat

Mon Jun 30, 2014

City Pages

Republicans criticize Rick Nolan for voting against 'Lowering Gas...

The National Republican Campaign Committee took a shot at Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan last week, bashing him for voting against a bill that would, according to the bill's sponsors, expand oil drilling and lower gas prices.

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

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