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October 1, 2017
Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind in a photo taken from her Facebook page. It was posted in March 2016. Special to Forum News Service
ND's US senators propose legislation to address 'epidemic' of missing and murdered Native women
October 1, 2017 - 2:20pm
September 28, 2017
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, left, with President Donald Trump during a meeting at the White House in Washington, March 7, 2017. Scalise has played for years in the annual charity congressional baseball game. He was shot in the hip during a practice for the game on June 14. Doug Mills/The New York Times. Copyright of the New York Times.
'I'm back': Rep. Steve Scalise returns to Congress, 15 weeks after shooting
September 28, 2017 - 10:20am
September 19, 2017
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, DFL-Minn.
GOP puts early target on Nolan with ad buys
September 19, 2017 - 5:24am
September 9, 2017
Brock Long, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, speaks during a briefing on relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey, at a fire station in Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 29, 2017. FEMA is burning through money as it continues its recovery efforts in storm-battered Texas and ramps up assistance for the anticipated damage from Hurricane Irma, which expected to hit South Florida. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
House votes to send $15.3B Harvey aid package to Trump; funds government through Dec. 8
September 9, 2017 - 8:33am
September 5, 2017
Congress returns to a brutal Sept. schedule: Harvey relief, debt ceiling and much more
September 5, 2017 - 7:15am
August 4, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, during a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listeniing session at Farmfest. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lights, cameras, silence (from politicians)
August 4, 2017 - 4:03pm
August 3, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Thursday, Aug. 3, during a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listeniing session at Farmfest. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Congressional committee hears Minnesota ideas for farm bill
August 3, 2017 - 7:44pm
July 30, 2017
Gary Wertish, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, left, and Rob Larew, from the National Farmers Union, attended a meeting Thursday, July 27, in Willmar to gather input for a new farm bill. The current bill expires in September of 2018 and could face a $10 billion budget cut. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
July 30, 2017 - 7:30am
July 29, 2017
Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from health care reform
July 29, 2017 - 5:35pm
July 25, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (right) and Sen. Martin Heinrich, speaks with the media on July 18, 2017, about the congressional health care debate. Aaron P. Bernstein / Reuters
Minnesota lawmakers denounce GOP health bill, seek bipartisan answer
July 25, 2017 - 4:25pm
July 24, 2017
Congressman Jason Lewis
Minnesota Congressman backs bill authorizing interim storage of nuclear waste at Nevada's Yucca Mountain
July 24, 2017 - 11:40am
July 22, 2017
A general view on Kazan's Kremlin, Russia, July 22, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Congress breaks impasse on bill to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea
July 22, 2017 - 2:05pm
July 21, 2017
U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis
Lewis pledges support for Yucca Mountain nuclear repository
July 21, 2017 - 8:43pm
July 19, 2017
Sen. John McCain
Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain tumor
July 19, 2017 - 7:19pm
July 12, 2017
Dan Feehan officially announced his run as Democrat for Minnesota's first congressional district during an event in Mankato July 10, 2017. Submitted photo.
Red Wing native announces congressional bid
July 12, 2017 - 11:24am