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Capital Chatter: Bachmann may be retiring, but she’s looking ahead

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Don Davis, Forum News Service

ST. PAUL — The most colorful member of Minnesota’s congressional delegation does not sound like she is retiring.
Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s column looking back at 2013 and ahead to 2014 rea…continue reading on dglobe.com

Capital Chatter: Bachmann may be retiring, but she’s looking ahead

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Don Davis, Forum News Service

ST. PAUL — The most colorful member of Minnesota’s congressional delegation does not sound like she is retiring.
Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s column looking back at 2013 and ahead to 2014 rea…continue reading on dglobe.com

Capital Chatter: Organizations continuing push for farm bill

July 5, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL A coalition of 532 organizations is putting pressure on the U.S. House to pass a farm bill. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Organizations continuing push for farm bill

July 5, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL A coalition of 532 organizations is putting pressure on the U.S. House to pass a farm bill. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Political bedfellows defeat farm bill

June 21, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Strange political bedfellows who disagree on about everything combined to slap down the U.S. House farm bill. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Democrats celebrate sending schools more money

May 24, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Democrats almost were giddy when Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill upping education spending $485 million in the next two years. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Gay marriage ready for Tuesday debates

March 8, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Gay advocates have lobbied for allow same-sex marriages for years, but they made little progress. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Many leaders find politics is no joke

January 18, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was the king of deadpanning, a trait that got him in trouble more than once. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Congress quiet after fiscal cliff vote

January 4, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Maybe folks should not be surprised that the media often found a communications cliff separating them and many Washington politicians after the fiscal cliff vote. Continue Reading

Capital Chatter: Hamilton’s task – defend rural Minnesota

December 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Rod Hamilton is becoming an outspoken cheerleader for rural Minnesota. Continue Reading