Tuesday Aug 19
Congress Making Headway on Higher Education Act
With a lame-duck session looming-typically a time when Congress accomplishes very little-lawmakers in both the House and the Senate are priming higher education for the spotlight.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Minnesota Primary Election Results
All in all, primary election night was a good one for endorsed candidates and incumbents.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
GOP demands study of Obama's education waivers for states
Republicans in the House and Senate have asked the Government Accountability Office to study how the Obama administration has waived provisions of federal education law, which has resulted in waivers for 42 states and the District of Columbia.
Photos: Famous southpaws
AUGUST 09: U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 with Sen. Brian Schatz , Sen. Angus King , Sen. Richard Durbin , Rep. Joe Courtney and Rep. John Kline and others in the Oval Office at the White House August 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Tom Emmer wins in Sixth Congressional District GOP primary
Former state Rep. Tom Emmer, who came within a few thousand votes of becoming governor four years ago, won the Republican primary for Congress Tuesday in the state's 6th District, putting himself in a strong position to succeed retiring conservative icon Michele Bachmann.
Kline-Obermueller rematch set
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Rep. Mike Coffman on HBO host Bill Maher's attempt to target him: Bring it on
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman , a Republican who represents a ring of suburbs along the eastern Denver metro area, is locked in one of Congress' tightest reelection bids, against Democrat Andrew Romanoff .
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Bill Maher Flip a District: Coffman Rounds Out Final Four
The Bill Maher Flip a District effort is going after Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado, rounding out the final four Republicans the comedian wants to give the boot from Congress.
Sunshine State News
Bipartisanship is Alive and Well, but Not in the Obama White House
Bipartisanship is dead. That's the conventional wisdom, and there's a lot of evidence to support it.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
GOP gaining ground in House races
The Cook Political Report has revised its district-by-district assessment of this fall's House races.
Bipartisanship is Alive and Well, but not in the Obama White House
But there's evidence to the contrary as well. On two important issues, veterans' health and job training, congressional Republicans and Democrats have, with little notice, reached constructive bipartisan agreements.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Fast-food chains go to war with labor board
Business groups are up in arms over a National Labor Relations Board decision that they fear could demolish the legal wall between corporations and their franchises.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
American Legion Magazine
Legion wants comprehensive review of military student loans
The American Legion wants an investigation of all DoE-contracted student loan servicers that have lent to servicemembers, not just the servicer that is known to have violated federal law.
Employers, Republicans see pro-union slant in U.S. NLRB action
Under Democratic President Barack Obama, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has been taking a stance on workplace relations that has employers, industry groups and Republican lawmakers voicing alarm.
Bipartisanship is alive and well, but not in the Obama White House
But there's evidence to the contrary as well. On two important issues, veterans ' health and job training, congressional Republicans and Democrats have, with little notice, reached constructive bipartisan agreements.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
NRF names two lawmakers as 'Legislators of the Year'
The National Retail Federation announced that Senator Mark Warner, D-Va. and Representative John Kline, R-Minn., have been recognized as NRF's Legislators of the Year.
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
John Boehner Leans On 'Worst Pop Singer Ever' For Talking Points On Jobs
House Speaker John Boehner speaks before signing the bipartisan legislation Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act at the U.S. Capitol July 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Daily Beast
Why This Congressman Killed the GI BillBy Aaron Glantz
Legislation designed to prevent for-profit colleges from gaming the federal aid system and exploiting veterans died within 15 minutes of being introduced earlier this month.