Minnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison says the 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers being deployed to West Africa to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola disease deserve more than $5 a day extra in hardship pay.
At least eight Democratic members of the House are among about 200 people arrested after blocking a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to hold a vote on a stalled immigration reform bill.
In today's WJON News headlines: Authorities suspend search for missing snowmobiler Sequestration cuts set to go into effect Critics of silica sand mining to go to the state capitol Internet sales tax bill introduced in Minnesota
The first Muslim elected to Congress says the death of Osama bin Laden marks the most significant accomplishment yet in the war against al-Qaida. Minneapolis Democrat Keith Ellison on Monday commended the U.S. armed forces and intelligence community.
There's nothing better than a Minnesota potluck on a cold winter's day. And so it was in our nation's capitol as Minnesota's Congressional delegation took off the gloves -- and replaced them with oven mitts -- in a contest worthy of their Minnesota heritage.
Two Minnesota Democrats host "Congress on Your Corner" events Friday, six days after a shooting in Tucson, Ariz., killed six and seriously wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Rep. Tim Walz visits with constituents at a Mankato grocery store, while Rep. Keith Ellison sets up shop at an intern…