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24 GOP, 24 Dems Sign Onto ENLIST But Not John Kline

John Kline (R-MN-02), the Chairman of the Education and the Workforce Committee has a very liberal definition of “bipartisan support” … for example, Chairman Kline would consider his H. R. 5 : The Student Success Act to be have “bipartisan support” … yes the vote was 221-207 including 12 Republicans who voted against it and […]

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Congress Set to Kill Veterans Retraining Assistance Program

Unconscionable ! It was bad when House Republicans allowed the long-term unemployment insurance program to lapse in December, but did anyone think that Congress would let the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program also lapse ? Hopefully you read the letter that Keith Ellison (D-MN-05), Betty McCollum (D-MN-04), Rick Nolan (D-MN-08) and over 150 other Members sent […]

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Allen West Angry About Food Stamp Cuts But Still Praises John Kline

Last week, the Kline For Congress campaign announced a unique event with a Special Guest Join @AllenWest and me tomorrow night. Sign up here: http://t.co/4zeTKyWX8D #mngop #mncd2gop pic.twitter.com/xg5OKCdi7d — John Kline (@Kline4Congress) February 17, 2014 Unique … because you had to be approved to “listen” to the call. For those waiting for the media to […]

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Kline’s Public Silence on VA Backlog Ends with Inadequate Bill

Just intro’d bill to expedite ‘intolerable’ delays for injured servicemembers. #MNNationalGuard #stribpol #mnleg kline.house.gov/press-releases… — John Kline (@repjohnkline) May 21, 2013 Really ? Introduces legislation, which does what ? It asks for a “report” ? The problem is real … and is already documented as nearly 900,000 veterans are waiting for a claims decision. The […]

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After 10 Years, Has Kline’s Top Priority Changed ?

When was first elected to Congress, a story “Base Closures a Top Concern For Incoming GOP Lawmakers” profiled John Kline (R-MN-02) : As they begin to establish their presence on the House Armed Services Committee, incoming Republicans are gearing up to fight for their local military bases. In anticipation of a round of base closures […]

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John Kline and A Little Marine To Marine Talk on Sequester

John Kline (R-MN-02), a 25-year veteran of the Marine Corps, took time this morning to enjoy breakfast with Minnesota DAV I appreciated hearing from fellow veterans this morning at the #Minnesota DAV breakfast. #veterans twitter.com/repjohnkline/s… — John Kline (@repjohnkline) February 27, 2013 What was discussed is unknown; yet, most likely the subject of the impending […]