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August 24, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis (right), R-Minnesota, and Rep. John Shimkus (center), R-Illinois, listen Aug. 23, 2018, to Scott Sharp with Xcel Energy near the spent nuclear fuel storage casks at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing, Minn. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress
August 24, 2018 - 8:07am
January 12, 2018
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 3, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 17, 2017
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
November 17, 2017 - 9:25am
May 24, 2017
Jeff Erdmann. Submitted photo
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
May 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
January 15, 2017
State legislators watch as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the first bill of the year into law on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. It matches state law with federal tax law and provides $21 million in tax relief. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Capitol Chatter: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
January 15, 2017 - 5:30am
November 8, 2016
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) fills out his ballot at PS 321 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., November 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
November 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
November 27, 2015
Kittleson announces U.S. House run
November 27, 2015 - 9:38am
September 3, 2015
Kline will not seek reelection to Congress
September 3, 2015 - 10:51am
October 24, 2008
Voter's guide: U.S. House
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 15, 2008
Homeowners left out, some say of fed actions
July 15, 2008 - 12:00am
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