33 min ago
Breast Cancer Awareness Has Bipartisan Appeal
It's difficult to find common ground on many major legislative topics between Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and David Vitter, R-La., and Reps.
4 hrs ago
Gabby Giffords: Guns vs. women
Editor's note: Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is the co-founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions .
6 hrs ago
U.S. tourism chief stops in Minnesota
Christopher Thompson is the CEO of Brand USA , a relatively new organization charged by both the U.S. government and private industry with attracting more international visitors.
14 hrs ago
Official: RFA tells DOE to get with the E85 program already
As is its job, the Renewable Fuels Association continues to bang the drum of what it says is a stacked deck against alternative fuels like ethanol.
15 hrs ago
Petition: Tell Your Senators to Help Save Women's Lives
Some alarming statistics have come to life: on average, women in the US are 11 times more likely to be murdered with guns than in any other developed nation.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Inhofe blocks climate change resolution
Sen. James Inhofe blocked Senate Democrats on Monday from passing a resolution that would have acknowledged the reality of climate change.
Louisiana advocate among those heading to Capitol Hill
A Louisiana advocate for domestic violence victims will testify at a U.S. Senate hearing about loopholes in federal laws that allow abusers and stalkers to buy and keep guns.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
McFadden's Senate campaign bets on frustrations with Washington
The candidate drew a glance of vague recognition from a woman wearing a Harley Davidson T-shirt as she passed through the exhibits building at the Waseca County Fair.
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Waiting on a new name at the Government Printing Office
It's not as big a change as you might imagine. It's the same exact job. Cannon has worked for four years at the Government Printing Office making printing plates, a job he did commercially for three decades.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Limits on ethanol fuel sales have U.S. senators concerned
Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has joined with Republican colleague Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa to push federal investigations of alleged restrictions on ethanol sales by the nation's major oil companies.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Put the brakes on distracted drivers
If you're regularly on our streets and highways, you've likely been an eyewitness.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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Legislation promoting early detention of breast cancer unites right and left on Capitol Hill
On Thursday, Sen. David Vitter , R-La., a leading conservative, joined with Sen. Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., a liberal, to introduce legislation reauthorizing the 2010 EARLY Act, which has helped identify gaps in education and awareness among young women and health care providers.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Funding for Border Crisis Could Detract From Local Resources
A high number of undocumented children crossing into the United States could affect funds for refugee services right here in Southeastern Minnesota.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Minnesota refugee organizations fear loss of funds
Federal officials are warning that unless Congress approves President Obama's $3.7 billion funding request before the August congressional recess, $94 million that had been devoted mostly to refugees instead will be diverted to the escalating crisis on the border.
Grassley, Klobuchar Ask For Further Study Concerning Big Oil Issue
Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Amy Klobuchar of Minn. have asked the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission to further study possible anti-competitive practices regarding certain oil companies.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
GOP's Johnson underwent unexpected surgery for a 'perforated stomach'
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.
Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar heads back to Iowa
The senator has plans to campaign for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley who is vying against GOP state Sen. Joni Ernst in an open seat.
GOP Seeks Jolt to Senate Race Against Dem Franken
Mike McFadden leaned his sturdy frame over the front counter of the Shady Drive Inn as the owner aired the same frustrations with political gridlock that some of her regular customers grumble about.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Otto: Big Money Has No Place In State Auditor Race
The race for Minnesota state auditor is usually a low key affair, but this year the Democratic primary is turning out to be one of the most heated of all races.