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President Obama signs Every Student Succeeds Act

Yesterday in an historic milestone for local governance and Minnesota’s local school board members, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law. 205 more words

U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem: Concerns over school lunch rules continue to grow

Source: Office of U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem

U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem (South Dakota) expressed continued concern October 16 after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an updated  539 more words

2015 U.S. Congress

Boehner Exit Shocks Minnesota Lawmakers

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/WCCO) — Minnesota lawmakers are reacting to the news of the resignation of longtime Speaker of the House John Boehner.

A Minnesota Republican who was long aligned with departing House Speaker John Boehner says he’s shocked and saddened by his decision to leave Congress. 225 more words


Smaller-Than-Expected Field For Rep. Kline's Seat Grows By 1

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An open congressional seat once expected to set off a stampede of hopefuls so far hasn’t attracted many candidates.

Former Republican state Sen. 130 more words


McFadden Opts Against Run For Kline's Seat In Congress

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden says he won’t run for Congress.

McFadden was one of several Republican contenders weighing a bid to replace Rep. 105 more words


State Senator Seen As Congressional Contender Bypasses Race

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Sen. Dave Thompson has ruled out a run for Congress in Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district, taking a candidate viewed as a GOP contender out of the mix. 120 more words


John Kline Not Seeking Re-Election In 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Seven-term Minnesota Republican Congressman John Kline said Thursday he won’t seek re-election next year, setting off a scramble to replace him.

Kline is an influential congressman, a close ally of House Speaker John Boehner and a reliable Republican winner in a district that could turn Democratic. 310 more words