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  1. Congress Gives Itself a New $1,000 a Month Car AllowanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | City Pages

    ... there was any prohibition on leasing cars already, that I'm aware of," says northwest Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson, who said he drives a 2000 Volvo. "Maybe they put it in there so it looks like it's more justified now." Dropping a grand a ...

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  2. Members of Congress hold up to $39 million in Minnesota companies' stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Star Tribune

    ... including family businesses. "I basically don't buy any stock," Seventh District Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson said in an interview. "Campaign finance laws and ethics laws are minefields where you can get blown up." St. Paul-based 3M is the most ...

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  3. Corps prefers reopening Minneapolis lock in springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Star Tribune

    ... assessment generally finds only minor differences in the impact of the two shutdown alternatives. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee, wrote to the corps favoring the later shutdown. It's also ...

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  4. Rep. Kline's proposed cuts catch pensioners by surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Star Tribune

    ... an attempt to make the pension bill a stand-alone amendment with a free-standing vote. Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat representing the state's Seventh District, cited the measure as one reason he will vote against the overall budget ...

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  5. Your guide to 2014's election results and the 114th Congress members and their districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Daily Kos

    ... By presidential performance, Bob Dold(!) holds the bluest district of any Republican at 58-41 Obama, while Collin Peterson holds the reddest district (and most conservative voting record) of any Democrat at 54-44 Romney. The House also has a record ...

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  6. Your guide to 2014's election results and the 114th Congress members and their districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Swing State Project

    ... By presidential performance, Bob Dold(!) holds the bluest district of any Republican at 58-41 Obama, while Collin Peterson holds the reddest district (and most conservative voting record) of any Democrat at 54-44 Romney. The House also has a record ...

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  7. Emmer to serve on Agriculture and Foreign Affairs committeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Star Tribune

    ... Intelligence. Minnesota has long had representation on the Agriculture Committee. Seventh District U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson has chaired it and, more recently, served as it's ranking Democrat. This year both U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan and Tim Walz serve ...

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  8. Breaking Party Ranks on EPA Science VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | OpenSecrets

    ... The fourth Democrat who voted for the bill - and the only one who will return next Congress - was Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.). Peterson is the ranking member of the House Agriculture committee, so it's no surprise that the sector that has offered ...

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  9. 6 Trending Headlines: Interest Rates May Rise, Change At The Top in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Beef Magazine

    ... Select Committee on Intelligence, and is Chairman of the Ethics Committee. House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson, (D-MN), congratulated Conaway on his new post. "As a fellow CPA, I think we can find common ground as the Committee ...

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  10. Agri-Pulse: More Reactions To EPA's RFS Rule DelayRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    ... announcement leaves the future of ethanol, biodiesel and other advanced biofuels up in the air," noted Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., who serves as the ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee, said in a statement. "The RFS has played a ...

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  11. House Democrats Stick With Pelosi as LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... turnover in plum committee spots. "People aren't happy because we didn't do well" in the election, said Rep. Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) But "there's no obvious alternative," he said. The most recent electoral defeat has left Democrats in both ...

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  12. House Ag Committee Chair NamedRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    ... to be one of those voices. That is my overarching drive as the Committee moves forward." Senior Democrat Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) will remain as senior agriculture committee Democrat. Peterson congratulated Conaway on his appointment. "I ...

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  13. Dayton: Pipelines Part Of Solution To Rail BacklogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... working through the state's regulatory process. On the federal level, three Minnesota Democrats - Reps. Collin Peterson, Tim Walz and Rick Nolan - joined a Republican majority last week to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which could move up to ...

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  14. Three Minnesota Dems break with party, support Keystone pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Star Tribune

    voting yes Collin Peterson, Tim Walz and Rick Nolan joined GOP colleagues. What's next The Senate will vote next week. A presidential veto is possible. - Three of Minnesota's freshly re-elected Democrats broke with their party Friday to approve a ...

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  15. Initial tally shows TV, radio political ads cost $40 million in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... the western Seventh Congressional District, voters there widely backed their incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson over Republican Torrey Westrom. In recent years, Peterson's races attracted almost no advertising spending. But this year, ...

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  16. Poised to Chair Senate Ag Committee, Roberts Pledges Not to Reopen Farm BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | National Journal

    ... got to check with the committee and calm the waters." When House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson learned last week that Republican Sen. Pat Roberts had been reelected and is almost certain to become chairman of the Senate ...

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  17. Defeats, Retirements Cost GOP Some Democrat Help Against ACARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | News Max

    ... will be in the House when the 114th Congress convenes in January, the New York Times reports. The pair are Collin Peterson of Minnesota, who survived a tough GOP challenge in the midterms, and Dan Lipinski of Illinois. Peterson has voted with ...

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  18. DTN Reports Top Donors To Congressional Ag LeadersRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    ... House from groups or people associated with crop production, livestock and sugar, according to Open Secrets. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., the ranking member of the House Ag Committee, raised $1.44 million for his re-election campaign. Peterson carried ...

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  19. In a Great Year and District for the GOP, This Democrat Won Big AnywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | National Journal

    ... personal brands finally overtaken by local political trends in Georgia and West Virginia, respectively. Rep. Collin Peterson, the long-serving ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee, had to fight to keep the same thing from happening to ...

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  20. Top Donors to House and Senate Ag LeadersRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Progressive Farmer

    ... House from groups or people associated with crop production, livestock and sugar, according to Open Secrets. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., the ranking member of the House Ag Committee, raised $1.44 million for his re-election campaign. Peterson carried ...

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