Congress

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Sen. Tina Smith warns Dems she may not vote for budget bill if climate plan dropped

This comes amid a White House effort to get its "Build Back Better" plan passed.

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St. Paul man who left threatening voicemail for U.S. rep. pleads guilty

He admitted to leaving the voicemail to cause "political pain."

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Biden signs bill to rename Post Office after former US Rep. Jim Ramstad

President Joe Biden signed the bill into law last week.

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1st District Rep. Jim Hagedorn's kidney cancer has reoccurred

"The new diagnosis was surprising considering that just 14 weeks ago no cancer was detected," Hagedorn said.

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House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol, 2 MN reps vote against

Six members of Minnesota's Congressional delegation, including two Republicans, voted in favor of removing the statues.

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All 4 MN Republicans vote against bipartisan commission into Jan. 6 insurrection

Thirty-five Republicans broke with their party and voted in favor of the legislation.

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Pandemic program gives eligible households $50 off monthly internet bills

The Emergency Broadband Program was passed by Congress as part of a COVID-19 relief package in December.

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'Lunatic': John Boehner slams Michele Bachmann in new book

The former House Speaker's upcoming memoir is causing a stir.

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Rep. Jim Hagedorn shares good news about kidney cancer treatment

Hagedorn was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer in February 2019.

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Here's what's in the $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus relief bill Congress passed

From $1,400 stimulus payments to billions of dollars for Minnesota.

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U.S House passes 'For the People Act' in effort to expand voting rights

The bill now heads to the Senate, where it faces the challenge of the filibuster.

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Minnesota Republicans to vote against impeaching President Trump

All four of Minnesota's Republican members of Congress will oppose efforts to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time.

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After failed insurrection, 2 MN Republicans still voted to block Biden win

Representatives Michelle Fischbach and Jim Hagedorn voted against certifying election results in Arizona and Pennsylvania.

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Trump supporters breach U.S. Capitol after clashes with police

Some representatives have been told to shelter in place, while several buildings and residences have been ordered to evacuate.

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'Embarrassing': Klobuchar slams GOP senators over election challenge

The DFLer came after her colleagues in a series of tweets.

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Most of MN's U.S. House delegation vote for $2,000 payment to Americans

Six members of Minnesota's Congressional delegation voted for the measure.

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Congress has agreed on a second COVID-19 relief package. Here's what's in it.

The package includes direct payments of $600 and $300 in increased unemployment benefits.

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Watch former Rep. Jim Ramstad's memorial service online

The ceremony will be live-streamed for the public on Sunday.

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Where does the next federal COVID-19 relief package stand?

Democrats and Republicans have both put out their proposals for a second relief package, but have so far failed to reach an agreement.

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Klobuchar coy on talks of possible role in Biden administration

Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke about the possibility of a position in President-elect Joe Biden's administration on WCCO Radio Thursday.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 5th Congressional District

First-term incumbent Ilhan Omar will face Republican challenger Lacy Johnson.