Saturday Aug 16
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.
The Wichita Eagle
US Rep. Gwen Moore defeats Democratic challenger
George was recalled from office in 2003 and convicted in 2004 in a kickback scheme with another lawyer.
Gov. Dayton calls out GOP 'hucksters' for 'highly irresponsible' pledge to reopen mine
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday called his Republican rivals "highly irresponsible" for pledging to reopen an Iron Range mine before an environmental study is done.
The Miami Herald
McFadden to deliver GOP's weekly address
The party's radio address is generally delivered by sitting lawmakers or governors, although some candidates have given it before.
The Wichita Eagle
Petri's seat among top Wisconsin GOP primary races
Petri, a Fond du Lac Republican, unexpectedly announced his retirement in April amid an ethics investigation into his stock holdings.
Party-line vote on Obama suit
At the heart of the resolution, which authorizes GOP Speaker John Boehner to sue the president, is the Affordable Care Act.
Minnesota House members vote along party lines to sue President Obama
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GOP House Speaker John Boehner fundraises for himself in Minneapolis
Helping him bring in cash are Republican Reps. John Kline and Erik Paulsen -- both considered safe in their re-elects this fall.
MN businesses sweat as Tea Party targets U.S. Export-Import Bank
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Texas Republican who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, said most of the Export-Import Bank's financing benefits "a handful of Fortune 500 companies."