STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Congress to investigate rail safety
By Don Davis
The U.S. House and Senate plan separate hearings on railroad safety after a series of derailments produced a flood of safety concerns.
A Senate committee plans a Thursday hearing, while o... Posted on 2/11/14 at 10:48 AM
NIE ROCKS! Monday special guests at the Herald
Monday morning we had some very special guests at the Grand Forks Herald. We had 47 -6th graders from Larimore School, ND Governor Jack Dalrymple and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
The 6th grader... Posted on 5/3/11 at 9:00 AM
ANOKA, Minn. – Democrat Amy Klobuchar won a blowout victory in her first run for the U.S. Senate. Twenty-one months before her next election, she has about $1.6 million in the bank, a minimal campaign operation and no declared opponents.
Martiga Lohn / Associated Press
, February 05, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS — Some Minnesota Democrats are saying they won't let the shooting of a congresswoman in Arizona keep them from their constituents, but it might discourage those voters from coming to town halls.
WASHINGTON - In a heavily party-line vote, the U.S. Senate voted Thursday against approving a controversial amendment to the Clean Air Act that would have restricted the Environmental Protection Agency’s action on regulating greenhouse gases and would have overturned scientific findings on the gases’ potential danger.
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