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Paulsen Breaks With Republicans on Mining Ban

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House voted Thursday to overturn a temporary ban on mining in northern Minnesota put in place by the Obama administration....

McCollum Pushes Bill Supporting Palestinian Child-Terrorists

WASHINGTON - Minnesota Rep. Betty McCollum is introducing legislation that aims to “promote human rights” for Palestinian children that are detained in Israel. In...

MN Democrats Pushback on Parts of Trump Tax Plan

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump’s push for tax reform is causing concern for some Minnesota lawmakers serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. The...

Dayton and Emmer Agree on Something: Mining

ST. PAUL, Minn.- Gov. Mark Dayton recently gave the go ahead for Chippewa Capital Partners to redevelop a bankrupt iron mining project in the...

DACA Decision Invokes Support and Hate in MN

WASHINGTON  — On Tuesday, the White House announced it would remand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy (DACA) creating a six-month window for...

McCollum Supports Foreign Military Recruitment Despite Security Problems

WASHINGTON - Potential security risks have been identified in a foreign-born military recruitment program supported by Minnesota Rep. Betty McCollum. According to a Fox News...

McCollum Leads Resistance Against GOP EPA, Interior Spending Bill

WASHINGTON - Minnesota Rep. Betty McCollum is pushing back on the GOP-led fiscal year 2018 Interior-Environment Appropriations bill. McCollum, the ranking member of the House...

Klobuchar, McCollum Up in Arms Over Voter Integrity Committee

WASHINGTON - Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Betty McCollum recently joined other Minnesota politicians in speaking out against the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election...

McCollum Calls on Pentagon to Keep Its Promise Despite Security Risk

WASHINGTON - Minnesota Rep. Betty McCollum is demanding the Pentagon honor the contracts of foreign-born military recruits, despite the security risk. Earlier this week,...

DFL Politicians Call for Reform in Wake of Yanez Decision

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The verdict in the Philando Castile case has left many surprised, disappointed, and angry at the criminal justice system. Politicians and...