President Barack Obama signed legislation Wednesday barring members of Congress, the president and thousands of federal workers from profiting from nonpublic information learned on the job. Even supporters, including Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz, said the new law doesn't go far enough.
As the most popular politician in Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar is in a strong position to field off any of her three would-be Republican challengers.
"You see we are surrounded right now by those will benefit by socialism," she said.
Gas prices in Minnesota right now are averaging $3.70 a gallon, higher numbers that for the petroleum industry are merely a rite of spring.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack has come out against an Obama administration proposal to cut funding for the Federal Flight Deck Officer program.
DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar was one of a group of Senate Democrats Wednesday calling on government regulators to clamp down on oil speculators to rein in gas prices.
DFL Sen. Al Franken is one of a group of Democratic senators pushing for new campaign finance laws as a result of the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision.
The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the Mayo Clinic on a case involving patents on medical tests.
A prominent Minnesota voice on agricultural issues says the Republican budget road map proposed today in the U.S. House means the prospects are dim for a farm bill this year.
Members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are responding to a new budget proposal by Wisconsin Republican Congressman Paul Ryan.
President Barack Obama signed a bill Wednesday authorizing the St. Croix River bridge project near Stillwater. Federal approval was needed to exempt the project from the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
The U.S. Senate has approved a new two-year highway bill that could be worth as much as $700 million a year for Minnesota transportation projects.
First Lady Michele Obama will visit Minnesota this Friday to meet with military families.
Though there's plenty of disagreement among members of Minnesota's congressional delegation on what to do regarding Iran, DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen agree on the latest sanctions from Washington.
Amid the partisan bickering in the nation's capital, Minnesota's Republicans and Democrats took a few minutes Wednesday to celebrate one piece of their state's heritage they could all agree on: hotdish.