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Internet vs. Government: Google et al
Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., center, rides on the Senate subway with Senator Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, left, following a meeting with members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in Washington, D.C., on Sept.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
4 Minnesota natives use lessons from home to help others nationwide
What's Minnesota's most well-regarded export? From Chicago to Nashville to New Orleans, the answer may very well be its people.
Personal stories used as spin over new health law
ST. PAUL, Minn. - When Jennifer Slafter first ran the numbers, she thought the new federal health care law would cost her family an extra $171 a month for an insurance plan with a higher deductible.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
New politics won't come easy, but come it must
Some of the possibilities are frightening. Demagogues, rioters, revolutionaries - history teaches that persistent government dysfunction brings that lot to the fore, with undesirable results.
Small changes can mean big struggles for the hungry
A family's food assistance gets cut by $36 a month. A Sara Lee/Taystee bread outlet closes in New Brighton.
Connect Minnesota Hosts the 2013 Broadband Summit
It is important for those of us involved with broadband in Minnesota to come together and share information and ideas...There is still work to do, but I believe today was a benefit to all of us.
Senators challenge FDA over approval of potent painkiller
US senators Kirsten Gillibrand , Dianne Feinstein , Joe Manchin and Amy Klobuchar have banded together to find out why the FDA approved the powerful painkiller Zohydro without mandating the same safeguards used for Oxycontin and other opoid drugs, calling the move "irresponsible" in a joint letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Milk Prices Could Skyrocket if Congress Doesn't Agree on New Farm Bill
Would you pay $5 dollars or more for a gallon of milk? Prices could increase if Congress doesn't agree on a new Farm Bill soon.
Bangor Daily News
Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013: Bowers Mountain, Israel, Alzheimer's
As the Obama administration works on the anti-nuclear accord with Iran, pro-Israel congressmen, along with Bibi Netanyahu and the Israel-biased "experts" we hear regularly on media outlets like NPR, are trying to sabotage the peace deal.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Mandela 'transformed the world'
The Minnesota Democrat issued a statement Thursday on the death of Mandela, saying "We lost a great man today."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Ros-Lehtinen: Immigration woman issue
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said Wednesday that immigration is an issue that disproportionally affects women.
Capitol Hill Blue
Republicans return to familiar criticisms of Obamacare
Joint Economic Committee members chairman Rep. Kevin Brady and co-chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Women in Leadership
Politico.com hosted a day-long forum on the role of women leaders in politics, academia, business, and the arts.a Expected speakers included Senatora Amy Klobuchar , Representativea Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , and House ..
Republican Congresswoman: Immigration Reform Is A Women's Issue
At a summit on women in politics Wednesday, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen argued that comprehensive immigration reform should be looked upon as a women's issue and a family issue .
Pelosi remembers 'get a life' moment
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that what her youngest daughter told her when she said she might run for Congress made quite an impression.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Michele Bachmann: Minnesota Democrats need to keep their Obamacare promises
It has now been two months since the Obamacare rollout began, and what do Minnesotans have to show for it? Already more than 5 million Americans are losing their existing health care plans, including low-income college students; 140,000 of the 5 million people nationwide receiving cancellation letters are from right here in Minnesota.
U.S. Ambassador pledges to make Cassim case "highest priority," Klobuchar says
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We'll be watching
As federal lawmakers work to reach agreement on fiscal year 2014, I urge U.S. senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, and Congressman Tim Walz, to press their colleagues to make ending sequestration the highest priority.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Model Nationwide Approach to Human Trafficking after Minnesota Efforts
It's a problem you might think is not happening in our area. But it is. And now Minnesota is being used as an example of how to handle sex trafficking.
A top K Street firm is taking the bald eagle under its wing. Peck Madigan Jones has been hired by the National Audubon Society to lobby on the "Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act," according to lobbying disclosure records.