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The congressman representing Minnesota's Third District questioned IRS and Treasury Department officials at the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Friday.
The new law's supporters and opponents traded claims and denials of bigotry.
The congressman from Minnesota's Third District also spoke on the House floor about charter schools.
Government, Opinion, Business
A bill to let states impose sales tax on big online retailers passed the U.S. Senate Monday. Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken voted for the Marketplace Fairness Act, as did many Republicans.
Opinion, The Neighborhood Files
'Not even a drop or snowflake': The predicted May Day snowstorm largely spared Minneapolis and its suburbs.
Opinion, The Neighborhood Files, Graduation, Awareness, Public Safety
Proposed legislation would ban school boards from dropping coaches' contracts 'solely' because of parent gripes.
The Third District congressman also spoke about autism and visited Osseo High School Boston Scientific in Maple Grove.
Opinion, Police & Fire
During the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers, police had to plead with the public and reporters not to repeat all they heard over police scanners.
Government, Opinion, Police & Fire
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