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Ros-Lehtinen: Immigration woman issue
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said Wednesday that immigration is an issue that disproportionally affects women.
21 hrs ago
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.
Franken in trouble in MN for 2014?
Don't get too excited about the latest St. Cloud State University poll in Minnesota , but it does at least offer a glimmer of hope for a Minnesota Republican Party that still finds itself in financial and organizational straits.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Pay for Alzheimer's research before costs bankrupt nation
Alzheimer's is the most underrecognized public health crisis of the 21st century and was largely overlooked as the two houses of Congress came to a temporary agreement on continued funding of the federal government.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Nolan knows political fortunes can change quickly
Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., has been around politics long enough not to assume that today's political good fortune will necessarily be around next month, or even next week.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Minn. Man Being Held in an Abu Dhabi Maximum Security PrisonOver a Martial Arts Spoof Video?
A 29-year-old Minnesota man has been detained in a maximum security prison for the past seven months in Abu Dhabi over a spoof martial arts video.
Senator Klobuchar Working For Release Of American In Dubai
A U.S. senator is actively working to free a Minnesota man who is behind bars in the United Arab Emirates for a comedy video on YouTube.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
U.S. farm bill could shape Minnesota's shrinking prairie
By some estimates, as little as 1 percent remains of the vast native prairie that once stretched across the state.
Minnesotans warm on Klobuchar, cool to Bachmann, survey shows
Incumbent Sen. Amy Klobuchar, center, delivers her acceptance speech after winning re-election on Nov. 6, 2012.
St. Paul Breaks Ground On Shelter For Sex Trafficking Victims
For victims of sex trafficking in Minnesota, there are currently only two beds for shelter in the entire state.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
U of M graduate from Woodbury held in Abu Dhabi prison
A University of Minnesota graduate from Woodbury has been detained in a maximum-security prison in Abu Dhabi since June after posting a YouTube video that the United Arab Emirates claims violates its federal cyber crimes law and poses a threat to national security there.
New filibuster rules revive the Senate
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, joined Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada in defending Senate Democrats' vote to weaken filibusters and make it harder for Republicans to block confirmation of the president's nominees for judges and other top posts.