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Under the Bridge, Labor Secretary Solis Rallies for President Obama’s Jobs Plan

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Speaking under the 10th Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, Congresswoman Betty McCollum and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak called on Americans to pressure Congress to pass the American Jobs Act. Continue Reading →

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Feds Sign Check to Fund Twin Cities Central Corridor Light Rail

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Yesterday at the Minnesota State Revenue Building, Governor Mark Dayton, Senator Al Franken, Rep. Betty McCollum, Mayors R.T. Rybak and Chris Coleman joined a handful of other officials to celebrate the federal government signing a check to fund half of the Twin Cities Central Corridor Light Rail line. Continue Reading →

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Replay – Sen Franken, Reps Ellison, McCollum Commemorate Anniversary of Affordable Care Act

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Putting the focus on patients instead of politics, the newly formed Minnesota Patient Advocacy Coalition will hold a press conference this morning to mark the one year anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Continue Reading →

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Congresswoman McCollum Calls Wisconsin Governor “Outrageous”

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As Congresswoman Betty McCollum (who represents Minnesota’s 4th Congressional District) was leaving the Rice Street Planned Parenthood Clinic on Feb. 24, she was asked her opinion about Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s attack on unions. “Outrageous!” she replied. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Dayton Makes the Rounds in D.C.

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Minnesota Governor-Elect Mark Dayton is in the nation’s capital today, making the rounds. Dayton will meet with Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, attend a “Mark Dayton for a Better Minnesota Campaign Committee” fundraiser at the home of Patrick Murphy, and grace a holiday party at the White House where he’ll schmooze with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue Reading →

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