Seniors Wonder : Can Angie Craig Be the Betty McCollum of #MN02 ?


Minnesota seniors are beginning to wise up to John Kline’s “lip service” especially after Chairman Kline inserted a provision in the “must-pass” CRomnibus legislation that allowed earned pension benefits to be cut. Although AARP and the Pension Rights Center cried foul, it was enacted by the Republican-controlled House. The Star-Tribune provided reactions from shocked Minnesotans […]

MNsure Continues to Offer Better Prices, Better Value & Freedom To Choose


For the procrastinators, a little good news : MNsure Extends Enrollment Deadline for January 1 Coverage to December 31 ST. PAUL, Minn.—In an effort to provide more time for Minnesotans who qualify for financial help available only through MNsure, the organization today announced it would extend the enrollment deadline to December 31 for January 1 […]

Did John Kline Pension “Reform” “Only” Impact 3,865 MN-02 Retirees ?


After Congress passed legislation to progressively lower the student loan rate to 3.4 percent in 2007, John Kline (R-MN-02), the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee warned that would “result of a ticking time bomb set by Democrats”. As students know now, Chairman Kline has diffused the “time bomb” by “reforming” the […]

John Kline Champions Deficit-adding $2.051 Billion Tax Cut

Pleased legislation I championed easing financial burdens for individuals with disabilities passed the House. — John Kline (@repjohnkline) December 3, 2014 With Congress now on recess, taxpayers can now review what was accomplished … and what was not. As previously written, the Pillars of a New Majority crumbled along with the “No Budget, No […]

Bachmann Thanks MICHELE and God in Final Floor Speech

Michele Bachmann Blog Room

In the last hour of each Congressional Day, Members assume the microphone to discuss whatever is on their mind, and for almost eight years, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN-06) has provide regular nighttime entertainment for CSPAN viewers … her remarks are always enlightening. And this week, as her Congressional career comes to an end, she took […]

College Football Playoffs : Congress Complains But Still Ignores Student Athletes


In May, John Kline, Chairman of the Education and the Workforce Committee, held a hearing on Examines Troubling Consequences of Unionizing Student Athletes reacting to a filing by Northwestern University student-athletes to consider establishing a union. Chairman Kline explained “The committee has a responsibility to thoroughly examine how the NLRB’s decision will affect students and […]