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July 13, 2018
Money leaders share CD8 figures
DULUTH — Some campaigns in the 8th Congressional District began touting quarterly fundraising figures Friday, July 13, as both Democrat Joe Radinovich and Republican Pete Stauber released approximate numbers well into six figures. Stauber's campaign said it will be reporting...
July 13, 2018 - 8:54pm
July 7, 2018
Rod Rosenstein, facing mounting criticism from Congress, is starting to fight back
WASHINGTON - As lawmakers took breaks during a tense congressional hearing last week to vote on a resolution meant to shame him, Deputy Attorney...
July 7, 2018 - 11:50am
June 20, 2018
In Trump's efficient US family separation system, reunions take far longer
On a simple flier printed in Spanish and English, the Trump administration now provides migrant parents who cross into the United States illegally...
June 20, 2018 - 6:34am
June 19, 2018
Trump descends on Duluth, but Democrats plan own rally
DULUTH—Wednesday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. in Duluth, President Donald Trump will conduct one of his patented campaign rallies. He has used...
June 19, 2018 - 9:45pm
Trump's Duluth visit sparks mixed reactions
DULUTH—Wednesday, June 20, in Duluth, President Donald Trump will conduct one of his patented campaign rallies. He has used the events...
June 19, 2018 - 8:40pm
June 13, 2018
Reader Opinion: Different view on campaign rules
I see a local writer is unhappy with the way people are elected these days. ( www.brainerddispatch.com/opinion/letters/4458231-reader-opinion-new-campaign-rules ) So am I, but for different reasons. Yes, Congress is extremely unpopular, just as they deserve to be. Yes, big donor lobbyists...
June 13, 2018 - 8:30am
June 12, 2018
The curse of public service: Nolan discusses surprising bid for lt. gov.
CROSSLAKE—At the spry age of 74, Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, is becoming something of a practitioner of sudden reversals—at least...
June 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 11, 2018
Senators seek to check president's authority on tariffs related to national security
WASHINGTON — U.S. senators are introducing legislation to try to limit whether the president can use national security as a reason to impose tariffs without the approval of Congress. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is the primary sponsor of the bill and offered it even after President...
June 11, 2018 - 6:50am
June 9, 2018
Reader Opinion: New campaign rules
In 1964 when I was just a young man, over three quarters of the public supported and believed our congressional leaders. Today it is less then one in five. Who would even want to be a part of an organization like that? I'll tell you who. People who are in it for themselves. People...
June 9, 2018 - 7:30am
June 5, 2018
DFL late arrivals fill out 8th District race; Independence Party candidate also joins fray
DULUTH—Sometime after announcing his retirement from Congress last February, Rep. Rick Nolan called a handful of Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
June 5, 2018 - 8:11pm
June 2, 2018
Reader Opinion: How it works
Have you ever wondered what our government would be like without paid lobbyists who have lots of money to hand out? I have no problem with lobbyists; they serve a function educating legislators about their views and why they are important. Others give opposing views and somewhere...
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
May 30, 2018
Pornography is a 'root cause' of school shootings, Republican congresswoman says
A Republican congresswoman from Tennessee blamed pornography - as well as a host of other cultural issues - for school shootings, during a recent...
May 30, 2018 - 7:35am
May 25, 2018
DFL's Kennedy says she 'serious' about 8th District run
DULUTH—The candidate filing period opened this week and the first two candidates officially in the door in the 8th Congressional District...
May 25, 2018 - 6:34pm
May 18, 2018
GOP immigration fight plays role in farm bill defeat in House
WASHINGTON - A sweeping farm bill failed in the House on Friday, May 18, in a major embarrassment to GOP leaders who were unable to placate conservative...
May 18, 2018 - 3:42pm
May 16, 2018
Election wrestles with environment in 8th Congressional District
DULUTH, Minn.—Try as they might to turn the topical dial to health care, spending or immigration in the open race for the 8th Congressional...
May 16, 2018 - 10:05am