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2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Representative Renee Ellmers

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Family, Kids

WOWT-TV Omaha

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, Hennepin County, MN, Maple Grove, MN, Otter Tail County, MN, Fergus Falls, MN

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate

ABC News

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.

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Related Topix: Al Franken, US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Republican, Norm Coleman

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

TwinCities

Real World Economics: Steel 'dumping' lobby adds up to higher costs for society

I wonder how Sen. Amy Klobuchar would have analyzed the hog market on Sept. 28, 1970, if she hadn't been in grade school at the time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Dayton, Minnesota, US Governors

Star Tribune

Minneapolis' golden age of river traffic never arrived

The long-lived dream of river commerce in Minneapolis officially ended a few weeks ago, laid to rest by the stroke of a presidential pen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media, Star Tribune

Star Tribune

Duluth, Hibbing airports seek Oberstar naming rights

The new $78 million terminal at Duluth International Airport, above, was finished in January.

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Related Topix: Hibbing, MN, US News, US Politics, James Oberstar, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Representative Erik Paulsen, Betty McCollum, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US Senate

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Star Tribune

DNR: Invasive carp found in Mississippi River

Jeffrey Marr Associate Dir. of Engineering and facilities at the St Anthony Falls Laboratory looked over a life sized photo of a bighead carp.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

Liberals are pining for a Clinton challenger

On the night before her Friday keynote address to a gathering of progressive activists here, Sen. Elizabeth Warren tried to slip into a hotel restaurant for a quiet dinner.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Home Listing, Home

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WDIO

Compromise Plan Announced for Hwy 169 Project Near Ely

Environmental concerns have slowed the long-awaited safety project for Highway 169 near Ely.

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Related Topix: Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Minnesota

National Conference of State Legislat...

Senator Klobuchar Moves Human Trafficking Legislation

Senator Amy Klobuchar , a featured plenary session speaker at NCSL's Legislative Summit , has spearheaded an effort to combat human trafficking in the United States Senate.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Trucker

Road fund standoff stokes worry in Minnesota

The current congressional standoff over highway construction dollars is causing some discomfort among the people charged with keeping Minnesota's roads and bridges in proper shape.

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Related Topix: Representative Erik Paulsen, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Nolan, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Roll Call

Joe Manchin's Penchant for Power Lunching

If it's hump day, budding coalition builder Sen. Joe Manchin III is probably breaking bread with members of his slowly widening circle of fellow comity seekers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller

Free Republic

Democrats’ Woes Make Al Franken a Little Less Safe

Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of the nonpartisan Rothenberg Political Report, changed his rating on Sen. Al Franken's race for re-election in Minnesota to reflect a slightly more competitive environment for the Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Norm Coleman

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Switched

Gabby Giffords Touts First-Ever Senate Hearing On Guns And Domestic Violence

Sen. Patrick Leahy , chairman of the Judiciary Committee, has scheduled the first-ever Senate hearing on how to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US House of Representatives, Violent Crime

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