Collin Peterson Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Collin Peterson.

Results 1 - 20 of 720 in Collin Peterson

  1. Collin Peterson Campaign Responds to GOP PollRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Roll Call

    In response to a poll released last week by Republicans showing a tight race, Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson's campaign on Monday released a poll of its own from early September that had found the incumbent with a wider lead. The three-week-old survey, shared first with CQ Roll Call, showed the Democratic incumbent up 53 percent to 29 percent over state Sen. Torrey Westrom.

    Comment?

  2. Red-seat Dems fight for survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Politico

    For years, three House Democrats - West Virginia's Nick Rahall, Georgia's John Barrow and Minnesota's Collin Peterson - have been survivors, defying political calculus to win term after term in solidly red Republican districts. They paddled through the 2010 GOP wave.

    Comment?

  3. Congressional 'Perks' Under Siege in Midterm AdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Roll Call

    Flights home from Washington, D.C., a six-figure salary and the House gym: They're all perks of the congressional gig, right? In political ad after ad, challengers are taking aim at incumbents for accepting "perks" in a Congress mired in gridlock. Incumbents feel the heat, emphasizing their own commitment to ending taxpayer-funded congressional perks.

    Comment?

  4. In 7th District race, a plucky challenger for PetersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    The man Republicans are banking on to give longtime Rep. Collin Peterson a legitimate challenge in Minnesota's massive 7th Congressional District can't see his constituents from across the room, but they can sure see him. Republican state Sen. Torrey Westrom, who lost his sight at age 14 in a car accident on his family's western Minnesota dairy farm, has a commanding presence when he's working the room.

    Comment?

  5. A salute to Michele BachmannRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Power Line

    ... for the Sixth District seat Michele holds) and Torrey Westrom (facing off against Democratic incumbent Collin Peterson in the Seventh District). I would like to think that the growth of the chapter is a straw in the wind. The strong turnout Sunday ...

    Comment?

  6. GOP going big against Peterson - USDA creates post to elevate...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Politico

    GOP GOING BIG AGAINST PETERSON: Rep. Collin Peterson and two other Democrats in the House have been "defying political calculus to win term after term in ruby-red Republican districts...But this time, the math is even harder," reports Pro Campaign's Tarini Parti. National Republicans are spending big against Peterson for the first time in more than 10 years, but the Minnesota Democrat is "well-liked and hard to beat even under the right conditions.

    Comment?

  7. CHS opens large propane terminal in North DakotaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | SNL Financial

    ... 1.4 million gallons in 17 tanks. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Al Franken, D-Minn., and Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., announced a from the Army Corps of Engineers on Aug. 5 to allow a project to add another 1 million gallons of storage at ...

    Comment?

  8. New programs aim to lower financial risks for farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Star Tribune

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke Thursday during a news conference in St. Paul with Rep. Tim Walz, left, Rep. Collin Peterson, Sen. Al Franken and Sen. Amy Klobuchar to unveil new programs to help farmers better manage risk. The nation's top agriculture official came to St. Paul on Thursday to launch a successor to a much-criticized financial protection program for farmers.

    Comment?

  9. Franken hosts agriculture secretary in MinnesotaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Marshall Independent

    ... at the state's annual Farmfest trade show in Redwood Falls. Fellow Democrats Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Reps. Collin Peterson and Tim Walz joined Franken to host Vilsack, who discussed the farm bill's new programs to help farmers better protect ...

    Comment?

  10. Shutdown Fades as Campaign Problem For GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Wall Street Journal

    ... as disconnected from the voters in their districts. In a recent example, House Republicans attacked Rep. Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) for leasing cars to travel around his district and getting the government to reimburse him for gas. Mr. Peterson ...

    Comment?

  11. Direct farmer payments out, new safety net inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | TwinCities

    ... that have been passed down through generations because of events beyond their control." Added U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson: "This safety net actually is tied to risk and what happens on the farm." Unlike in the past, there will be no direct payments to ...

    Comment?

  12. Franken touts farm bill as key accomplishment during US agriculture secretary's Minnesota tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Star Tribune

    ... at the state's annual Farmfest trade show in Redwood Falls. Fellow Democrats Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Reps. Collin Peterson and Tim Walz joined Franken to host Vilsack, who discussed the farm bill's new programs to help farmers better protect ...

    Comment?

  13. Collin Peterson pushes back against attack adRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Star Tribune

    ... Glen Stubbe . Contributors in D.C.: Corey Mitchell , Allison Sherry and Jim Spencer . Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is pushing back against a Republican ad that blasts him for his office's car leases and the mileage reimbursements he receives ...

    Comment?

  14. First in Score: The Warren 'firewall' - The worst campaigns of 2014 - NRA sits out Alaska Senate raceRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Politico

    ... without Pat Roberts." Exclusive: Republican Torrey Westrom, who's working to unseat 12-term incumbent Collin Peterson in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District, is down just five points, according to an internal poll shared with POLITICO. The poll ...

    Comment?

  15. Ag Secretary To Talk Up Farm Programs In MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | CBS Local

    ... signed in February. Vilsack will be joined by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, as well as U.S. Reps. Collin Peterson, Tim Walz and Rick Nolan. Peterson is the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee and played a leading role in ...

    Comment?

  16. Tom Vilsack to talk up farm risk programs at UMNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | TwinCities

    ... signed in February. Vilsack will be joined by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, as well as U.S. Reps. Collin Peterson, Tim Walz and Rick Nolan. Peterson is the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee and played a leading role in ...

    Comment?

  17. Ag Secretary Coming to MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... signed in February. Vilsack will be joined by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, as well as U.S. Reps. Collin Peterson, Tim Walz and Rick Nolan. Peterson is the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee and played a leading role in ...

    Comment?

  18. US Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to talk up farm risk management at University of MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Star Tribune

    ... in February. Vilsack will be joined by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken , as well as U.S. Reps. Collin Peterson, Tim Walz and Rick Nolan. Peterson is the ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee and played a leading role in shaping ...

    Comment?

  19. ENDA Discharge Petition Stalls at 190 Signatures; 28 More NecessaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Towleroad

    ... Four Democrats who co-sponsor ENDA and are able to vote on the floor - Reps. Linda Sanchez (Calif.), Collin Peterson (Minn.), Peter Visclosky (Ind.), Jim Matheson (Utah) - haven't signed the discharge petition. None of their offices responded to the ...

    Comment?

  20. Who hasn't signed the ENDA discharge petition?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Washington Blade

    Reps. Linda SA nchez , Collin Peterson , Pete Visclosky and Jim Matheson are ENDA co-sponsors but haven't signed the discharge petition for the bill. One week after a discharge petition was filed to advance the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, progress seems to have stalled after 190 House Democrats penned their name to the document.

    Comment?