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David O. Johnson
Kathleen H. Diederich
Donna G. R. Gilman
October 9, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Obama promotes his rural agenda
ST. PAUL — Many rural Americans, who are heavily Republican, are not happy with how President Barack Obama has dealt with their issues as he nears the end of eight years in office. The Democratic president says he has done well. "I've spent most of my life living in big cities,"...
October 9, 2016 - 10:39pm
August 29, 2016
Klobuchar: The cost of the EpiPen price increases
There's a cost that comes with the 450 percent increase in the price of EpiPens. Parents worry that they won't be able to afford their child's...
August 29, 2016 - 2:52am
July 31, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota may not get presidential race love
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans may not be very involved in the presidential campaign. The state often does not draw the candidates because of its tradition of voting Democratic. Republicans see little hope in Minnesota and Democrats see little reason to leave a swing state to campaign...
July 31, 2016 - 8:50pm
May 26, 2016
Sailor’s remains to return to Willmar
WILLMAR — Oscar Anderson never recovered from the emotional heartbreak he suffered when a telegram arrived June 6, 1944, with the news of his...
May 26, 2016 - 11:22am
May 24, 2016
Klobuchar to join family as sailor’s remains return
WILLMAR -- The remains of the Willmar sailor who gave his life on the beaches of Normandy on D-day and was interred in an unmarked grave in France will be returned to Willmar Thursday. John E. Anderson, who was 24 years old when he died on a ship transporting troops to the beaches...
May 24, 2016 - 10:04pm
March 31, 2016
Callaway officials praise drone in helping fight derailment, explosion
CALLAWAY — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with emergency responders in Callaway Thursday and was a little surprised to hear them sing...
March 31, 2016 - 9:23pm
March 21, 2016
Minnesotans get warm welcome in Cuba
A historic trade trip to Cuba is going well, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D- Minn., and Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., say. They're optimistic that Congressional efforts to ease restrictions on exports will go well, too. Klobuchar and Emmer held a conference call with the news media Monday afternoon....
March 21, 2016 - 11:42pm
Area FFA members get real facetime with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Grove City – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City High School on Saturday to mix with FFA members from several area high...
February 21, 2016 - 11:13am
February 16, 2016
‘I have a job and I don’t want to shirk it,’ Klobuchar says
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she has a job, which includes vetting any U.S. Supreme Court nominee, and is not seeking a position...
February 16, 2016 - 11:29pm
December 29, 2015
Laid off United Taconite worker to head to D.C.
HIBBING — Steelworker Dan Hill gave an emotional speech on the Iron Range last week when White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was in...
December 29, 2015 - 10:51pm
July 28, 2015
Scones for a senator
Cornerstone Coffee co-owner Lisa Liebl, right, and bakery manager Leah Beckman prepare a box of fresh pastries Tuesday for overnight shipment...
July 28, 2015 - 11:35pm
April 27, 2015
Video: Klobuchar pushes for federal funding to support producers facing avian influenza
LITCHFIELD — Millions of federal dollars have already been spent to respond to a deadly avian influenza that has wiped out millions of turkeys...
April 27, 2015 - 11:54pm
September 25, 2014
Sen. Klobuchar does not want attorney general job
ST. PAUL — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation Thursday before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s name came up...
September 25, 2014 - 11:25pm
Sen. Klobuchar's name floated as Holder replacement
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation today before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's name came up as a...
September 25, 2014 - 12:12pm
October 18, 2013
Sen. Klobuchar thinks Congress will pass farm bill
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she's optimistic that Congress will pass a farm bill this year. The Minnesota Democrat played an active role in trying to break the political stalemate that led to the federal government shutdown. Now she's in a House-Senate conference...
October 18, 2013 - 11:43am