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April 19, 2017
Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Jason Chaffetz (R-CA) before testimony on the "Oversight of the State Department" in Washington, U.S. July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo
House Oversight panel head Chaffetz to leave Congress after 2018
April 19, 2017 - 12:39pm
April 14, 2017
The Minnesota Capitol building normally is busy this time of year, but on Friday, April 14, 2017, throngs of lobbyists, lawmakers and special interest groups were gone, leaving this view of a normally full meeting room in the foreground and cafe in the background. The Legislature returns from its Passover-Easter break Tuesday, April 18. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Administration argues money during legislative break
April 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
April 10, 2017
Congressman Collin Peterson speaks during a town hall event on health care at Horizon Middle School on Monday, April 10, 2017. David Samson / Forum News Service
Constituents talk Medicare for all at town hall with Congressman Peterson
April 10, 2017 - 10:31pm
April 7, 2017
A Minnesota House committee meets during the first half of the 2017 legislative session. Many decsions lawmakers make are not controversial. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Who says lawmakers can't agree?
April 7, 2017 - 3:05pm
March 28, 2017
U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA) briefs reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, March 24, 2017. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst / File Photo
House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman
March 28, 2017 - 11:31am
March 26, 2017
FILE PHOTO - US Vice President Mike Pence speaks about the American Health Care Act during a visit to the Harshaw-Trane Parts and Distribution Center in Louisville, Kentucky, March 11, 2017. REUTERS / Bryan Woolston
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax
March 26, 2017 - 4:20pm
March 25, 2017
Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the House Tax Committee, said House Republicans plan to begin moving on tax reform this spring and to pass legislation before Congress goes on a summer recess in late July. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
March 25, 2017 - 12:32pm
March 14, 2017
Minnesota notebook: Franken asks Trump to pay attention to bird flu
March 14, 2017 - 4:34pm
March 13, 2017
Regional divisions have delayed past farm bills
March 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
March 1, 2017
President Trump Addresses Joint Session of Congress - Washington, U.S. - 28/02/17 - U.S. President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he arrives at the podium. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernstplay button
Trump softens immigration stance, takes measured tone in speech
March 1, 2017 - 6:19am
February 22, 2017
Rep. Tom Emmer answers a question at a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 in Sartell, as audience members wave signs expressing their disagreement with Emmer's answer. (Pioneer Press: David Montgomery.)
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
February 22, 2017 - 11:07pm
January 13, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
January 13, 2017 - 9:09pm
December 28, 2016
Klobuchar, McCain, Graham warn Russia during trip to area
December 28, 2016 - 9:34pm
December 12, 2016
In farewell, John Kline cuts loose — a little — on Donald Trump, Congress and what’s next
December 12, 2016 - 9:09pm
Emmer says voters sent a message, not a Republican, to White House
December 12, 2016 - 8:47pm