The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer don't agree on much, but both expect Congress to pass a stimulus package over the weekend or early next week.
Americans will soon see checks from the federal government under a stimulus bill passed to counter the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus.
The House Judiciary Committee will be taking over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump starting next week on Dec. 4.
For the first time a top diplomat testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump was overheard asking about “the investigations” he wanted Ukraine to pursue that are central to the impeachment inquiry.
Republicans briefly brought the Democrat-led impeachment investigation to a halt Wednesday when around two dozen GOP House members stormed into a closed-door deposition with a Defense Department official. Democrats said the move compromised national security because some of the Republicans brought electronic devices into a secure room.
Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer is continuing his town hall tour and Tuesday, he was in Anoka County during a tense time in national politics.
With Congress back in session, a House panel questioned an executive at Maplewood-based 3M and former Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Tuesday.