CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Obama coming to discuss gun violence
By Don Davis
Next week is turning into gun week in Minnesota.
President Barack Obama kicks the week off with a Monday Minneapolis visit to discuss gun violence and state legislators plan to consider... Posted on 1/30/13 at 8:04 PM
HEALTHBEAT The staggering cost of a medical education
Medical students traded the classroom and the anatomy lab last week for the halls of power in Washington, D.C. Their mission: to issue a plea to Congress for help with the crushing fina... Posted on 3/19/09 at 7:01 AM
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords makes her first appearance in many months
WASHINGTON (AP) — Crisis legislation to yank the nation past the threat of a historic financial default sped through the House Monday night, breaking weeks of deadlock. The rare moment of cooperation turned celebratory when Rep. Gabrielle Giffords strode in for the first time since she was shot in the head nearly seven months ago.
PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Vt. — If your disgust over America’s crushing debt and the irresponsible leaders who refuse to reduce unnecessary spending has reached the fed-up point, there is an easy solution beyond whatever compromise might be reached in the current standoff between President Obama and congressional Republicans. Vote Republican in 2012.
Rep. Tim Walz, in his article “Why the U.S. debt matters,” which ran in the April 30 Daily Globe, hit the nail on the head in saying that the people of southern Minnesota “get things” that Washington does not.
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