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Kline Says Removing VA Secretary Would Not Resolve the Problem – But He Would Fire General Shinseki

The massacre of 20 students and six teachers at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, CT on December 14, 2012 created an opportunity for Congress to take action on mental health, background checks, and a number of other ideas. Chairman John Kline (R-MN-02) advocated for an in-depth analysis of the Newtown situation … warning […]

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Obermueller Joins Other Minnesotans Calling on Chairman Kline to Hold a Vote on Full Funding Special Ed

Minnesotans demands action … but the one who holds the gavel, just talks. Two Chambers of Congress … one pushes Special Education funding … one has a Chairman who ignores bi-partisan proposal. Al Franken sits on the Senate HELP committee which deals with education spending has formally endorsed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) […]

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Silent Kline : Expired Rail Safety Improvement Act Leads to Complaints From Walz Klobuchar

Another day goes by that John Kline remains silent … while others are begging for Congressional action. “We must do everything we can to protect the communities that these hazardous materials are shipped through,” Representative Tim Walz said. “That is why I’m calling on my friend from California, Chairman Denham, to hold a hearing to […]

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Who Is Pushing the Walz Klobuchar Bad Egg Petition ?

States’ Rights. Today, the House approved H. R. 2728 Protecting States Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act by a wide margin 235-187 (in fairness, it was supported by Republicans 223 – 2). “Protecting States Rights is really about denying the federal government a role in regulating hydraulic fracturing … equally important was to extend […]