Minnesota Independent

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Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Several members of Minnesota delegation are millionaires, none are the 1 percent on Nov 16, 2011 in , Issues, Politics, Top Stories, U.S. House, U.S. Senate, 1 percent, 99 percent, Al Franken, Amy Klobuchar, Betty Mccollum, chip cravaack, Collin Peterson, John Kline, Keith Ellison, Michele Bachmann, net worth, Tim WalzSen. Al Franken is the richest member of Congress, although the Republicans in the delegation are doing better than the Democrats on average.

MnIndy going forward on Nov 16, 2011 in Arrangement, Center WellI am writing today to announce the closure of the Minnesota Independent. After five years of operation in Minnesota, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news into a single site, The…...

Franken signs on to constitutional amendment to limit money in politics on Nov 16, 2011 in 2012, Campaign Finance, , Issues, Politics, Top Stories, Al Franken, citizens united, constitutional amendmentThe move comes as a slew of new Super PACs have raised millions of dollars in anticipation of next year's presidential and congressional races.

Chicago Fed calls for action to reduce unemployment on Nov 16, 2011 in Center Well, , Issues, Chicago federal reserve, stimulation, UnemploymentThe Chicago Federal Reserve has been the lone dissenting voice in favor of stimulating the economy through monetary policy.

Supreme Court moves towards ruling on ‘downer’ livestock on Nov 16, 2011 in Agriculture, Center Well, , Issues, California, downer livestock, Supreme CourtThe ruling could overturn a California law that sought to prohibit the sale of meat for human consumption from animals unable to walk, and mandated under its penal code that any “downer” livestock be immediately euthanized.

Claims that LGBT community harassed same-sex marriage opponents not supported by courts on Nov 15, 2011 in 2012, Campaign Finance, Civil Rights, , Issues, LGBT, Politics, Top Stories, Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, Common Cause Minnesota, Lgbt, marriage amendment, National Organization for Marriage, Same-sex MarriageCourts in states across the country have rejected the National Organization for Marriage's efforts to hide their donors, as they're trying to do in Minnesota, saying the group provided no credible evidence of threats or violence.