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Keeler eager to represent Moorhead & Oakport Township in the Minnesota House

Keeler defeated Republican candidate Edwin Hahn for the district 4A seat and will represent Moorhead and Oakport Township on the state level.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After months worth of mostly-virtual campaigning, Democratic candidate Heather Keeler won the first political race she has been in. “I am extremely humbled because it shows that the community has had my back through this,” said Keeler. “I am also really proud of my team knowing that I did not do this alone. I had a phenomenal…

Minnesota lawmakers fail to reach deals on construction bill, economic relief

Walz tweeted Sunday afternoon to urge lawmakers forward on a bonding bill.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–The Minnesota Legislature’s usual last-minute fireworks turned into a dud Sunday as lawmakers failed to approve construction projects or respond to the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. A $998 million infrastructure bonding bill failed in the state Senate over opposition from Democrats. The Sunday evening vote was 38-29, and 41 votes are required to…

House Passes $2.2T Rescue Package, Rushes It to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has given near-unanimous approval to legislation designed to prevent the economy from collapsing and rush resources to overburdened health care providers and struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic. The unprecedented $2.2 trillion relief package passed the chamber by voice vote Friday after an impassioned session conducted along the social distancing guidelines imposed by the…

Senate Passes $2.2T Coronavirus Aid Plan, House Votes Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic, an unprecedented response amid record new jobless claims and mounting evidence that the economy is in a recession. The unanimous Senate vote late Wednesday came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far…

Pelosi Says House is Moving to Send Impeachment to Senate Next Week

Pelosi has held on to the articles in a standoff with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will take steps next week to send articles of impeachment to the Senate for President Donald Trump’s Senate trial. In a letter Friday to her Democratic colleagues, Pelosi said she has asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the floor next week a resolution to…

LIVE: House to Debate Articles of Impeachment Ahead of Historic Vote

The House of Representatives begins a day-long debate in run-up to the historic vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump.LIVE BLOG: in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 WASHINGTON–The House is expected to vote on two articles of impeachment Wednesday charging Trump with abuse of…

House Panel Advances Impeachment Articles; Full House Vote Next Week

The charges now go to the full House for an expected vote next week.

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Judiciary Committee has approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The charges now go to the full House for an expected vote next week. The abuse of power charge stems from Trump’s July phone call with the Ukraine president pressuring him to announce an investigation of Democrats as he was withholding US aid….

Democrats Unveil 2 Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

Voting is expected in a matter of days.

WASHINGTON–Democrats have announced two articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The charges announced Tuesday stem from Trump’s pressure on Ukraine to announce investigations of his political rivals as he withheld aid to the country. Earlier Tuesday, Trump tweeted that he did “NOTHING” wrong and that impeaching a president with a record…

Pelosi Says the House will Proceed with Articles of Impeachment

WASHINGTON–House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Pelosi delivered the historic announcement Thursday from the speaker’s offices at the Capitol. Trump, meanwhile, tweeted that if Democrats are going to impeach him, he wants them to “do it now, fast”‘ so he can get on to Senate…

Minnesota State Rep. Diane Loeffler Passes Away

Loeffler was a DFLer who was first elected to the House in 2004.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota’s House speaker says Rep. Diane Loeffler has died after battling cancer. Speaker Melissa Hortman says Loeffler died Saturday at age 66. Hortman calls Loeffler a “powerhouse” whose absence will be a huge loss for the Legislature. Loeffler was a DFLer who was first elected to the House in 2004. She was a lifelong resident of northeast Minneapolis….