Monday Jul 21
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."
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Export bank battle worries Minnesota businesses
For the past 20 years, Fluidyne Engineering Corp. has depended on financial guarantees from the U.S. Export-Import Bank to stay in business.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
St. Cloud Times
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Road-fund standoff stokes worry in Minnesota Without a deal soon, the federal Highway Trust Fund could run dry.
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
DCCC Tops NRCC in Second Quarter Fundraising
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee topped its Republican counterpart by $1.3 million in June fundraising and $5.6 million in the second quarter overall, according to figures released Tuesday.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
NRCC Tasks Members With Collecting Conference Dues
National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden announced the names of his top lieutenants in the push for member dues ahead of the fall midterms, according to an internal conference email obtained by CQ Roll Call.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Liberal newspaper rebukes Obama, calls for IRS special prosecutor
President Obama made headlines in Minneapolis on Thursday, rolling out his "phony scandal" rhetoric to address the cascade of questionable acts now receiving public outrage, and not just from Republicans.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Appoint a special prosecutor in IRS imbroglio
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen appeared before the House Oversight Committee last week as lawmakers continued their investigation of whether Tea Party groups were improperly targeted for increased scrutiny by the IRS.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
A chill grows among Norwegians and in Congress over U.S. nominee
Five months after businessman George Tsunis stumbled and flubbed his way through the hearing, including testifying that he'd never been to the Scandinavian country, Norwegians in Minnesota and the old country are still flabbergasted.