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MICHELLE FISCHBACH

Delegates to the House Seventh District Congressional convention in Willmar endorsed Jill Abahsain of Sauk Centre in their bid to unseat first-term incumbent Republican Michelle Fischbach
The first-term congresswoman represents Minnesota's Seventh District, covering much of western Minnesota.
The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives passed the "Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act" on Thursday along party lines. Rep. Kelly Armstrong, R-N.D., and Rep. Michelle Fischbach, R-Minn., voted against the bill, which faces a much harder path in the gridlocked Senate.
Shaw writes, "Some recent votes in Congress remind us that democracy is very much under siege. Those votes dealt with voting rights and the alarming Jan. 6 attack."

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Charles P. Nord, James A. Rogers Jr. and Kort M. Plantenberg were killed on Dec. 5, 2019, after the Blackhawk helicopter they were riding in experienced engine failure.
Stewart writes, "These two votes are the latest in a record that proves that you have abandoned us. You are voting against us. You have chosen party over people, voting time and again with your fellow Republicans who stand for nothing but 'owning the libs.'”
Rep. Michelle Fischbach has proposed renaming two post offices in Minnesota's 7th District.
On Friday, Nov. 12, Rep. Michelle Fischbach led the Minnesota House delegation in proposing two bipartisan bills to rename post offices in the 7th District.
Haglund writes, " (Republicans') only policy goals seem to be retaining power at all costs, cutting taxes for the rich, and valuing personal freedom above the common good."
Several factors endanger our system of fairness and justice, Forum columnist Jim Shaw says.

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Haley said that Fischbach had a 'proven record of putting Minnesota's families and farmers first' during her tenure in office.
"If they are going to saddle future generations of Americans with more debt to pay for their far-left wish list, they will have to do it without my vote,” said Kelly Armstrong.
Mark and Mary Rice write, "This is a bipartisan issue. Along with the debt ceiling, it is also your responsibility to pass a CR to fund the federal budget until which time you can address the actual funding of government, which includes the salary paid to you and your staff."

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