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May 18, 2018
GOP immigration fight plays role in farm bill defeat in House
May 18, 2018 - 3:42pm
May 16, 2018
Foam-edged waves meet the sand along Park Point. Protecting the lake and regional watershed are vital considerations for environmentally minded voters, whose opposition to proposed precious metals mining is struggling to find a voice among front-running candidates in the 8th Congressional District election race. Bob King / Forum News Service
Election wrestles with environment in 8th Congressional District
May 16, 2018 - 10:05am
April 27, 2018
FILE -- Rep. Patrick Meehan, (R-Pa.), center, after a trip with President Donald Trump, at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Jan. 18, 2018. Meehan, who has taken a leading role in fighting sexual harassment in Congress, used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle his own misconduct complaint after a former aide accused him last year of making unwanted romantic overtures to her, according to several people familiar with the settlement. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns from Congress amid ethics probe
April 27, 2018 - 1:51pm
April 25, 2018
Emmanuel Macron, France's president, gestures after speaking to a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
April 25, 2018 - 12:34pm
April 18, 2018
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Aug. 3, 2017, at Farmfest. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, they spoke against a Republican-written farm bill that they said could cut people off food stamps. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Partisan split threatens federal farm bill
April 18, 2018 - 4:25pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 11, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago.
Paul Ryan moves to shore up his staying power a week after announcing his retirement
April 18, 2018 - 7:58am
April 17, 2018
Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, in July 2017. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Oliver Contreras
GOP Rep. Charlie Dent will leave Congress within weeks, potentially setting up special election
April 17, 2018 - 11:08am
April 14, 2018
Eighth District DFL congressional candidate Leah Phifer speaks at the DFL district convention in Duluth Saturday, April 14. Phifer was one on five candidates competing for the party's nomination at the convention. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
8th DFL headed to primary: Convention produces no endorsed candidate
April 14, 2018 - 9:51pm
April 13, 2018
Senators have more money now. Will they finally pay their interns?
April 13, 2018 - 9:59am
April 12, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, April 11, 2018.   (Lawrence Jackson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Analysis: No, Mark Zuckerberg, we're not really in control of our data
April 12, 2018 - 1:29pm
April 10, 2018
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg waits for a Senate committee hearing in Washington, D.C., to begin Tuesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Michael Robinson Chavez
Zuckerberg tells Congress 'we didn't do enough' to prevent privacy crises that rock Facebook
April 10, 2018 - 5:36pm
April 7, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) speaks during a ceremony where leaders of the House and Senate presented a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the members of the Office of Strategic Services, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 21, 2018. From left: Ryan, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Congress is back at work, without much legislating on the agenda
April 7, 2018 - 3:27pm
April 6, 2018
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Rep. Blake Farenthold, facing ethics probe, abruptly resigns
April 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 4, 2018
Jason Metsa
Mining separates Minn. 8th district DFL candidates
April 4, 2018 - 10:59pm
March 23, 2018
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt listens during a late-February 2018 legislative committee hearing. He says he does not plan to run for higher office. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans look to Washington
March 23, 2018 - 2:40pm
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