STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Political notebook: Democrats express election concern
By Don Davis
Minnesota Democrats are getting advice from some of their leaders: Don't push for more spending and higher taxes.
As Gov. Mark Dayton put it the other day, Democrats need to be satisfied ... Posted on 3/3/14 at 3:22 PM
FLICKERTALES FROM THE HILL 2012 farm bill receives Senate approval with N.D., Minn. support
FARGO With unified support from Minnesota's and North Dakota's delegations, the 2012 farm bill passed the Senate on Thursday.
The Senate voted 64-35 in favor of the bill, an action that puts the leg... Posted on 6/21/12 at 2:31 PM
REPUBLIC INSIDER Thune, Franken clash on Senate floor over health care
You should know up front that this appears to be several different videos spliced together to make Sen. Al Franken look good. As near as I can tell, all of the video is from Monday. Thune and Franken ... Posted on 12/15/09 at 4:26 AM
STAFF BLOG THE CHRISTOPHER GABRIEL PROGRAM Friday 8/21
Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program:
Another week come and gone, and we've got a doosey of a show to end the week. Today's the big day, it's Favre's first (pre-season) game as a Viking!; We'll ta... Posted on 8/21/09 at 3:12 AM
(WDAY TV) - The shooting of a United States Congresswoman Saturday in Arizona shocked the nation and politicians at every level of government. Six people, including a federal judge, died in the shooting rampage. Minnesota Senator Al Franken is among those voicing shock by what happened.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota criticized a draft set of Internet traffic rules Friday, portraying the Federal Communications Commission proposal as a threat to unfettered access to online applications and content.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. government lawyers are trying to stop a federal judge from issuing an injunction that would immediately do what President Obama has yet to accomplish so far in his first term: Halt the military's ban on openly gay troops.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday for being rude to Sen. Mitch McConnell as the Senate's top Republican was winding up a solemn debate on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.
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