Minnesota Shutdown News
The Northeast Braces for Extreme Cold
Sub-zero temperatures and lake-effect snow cause winter weather advisories in more than 20 states.
Alshon Jeffery, Bears fail to reach long-term contract prior to deadline
Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery will play the 2016 season under a one-year franchise tag after he and the team failed to reach agreement on a long-term deal prior to Friday's deadline. Jeffery received the Bears' non-exclusive franchise tag and signed the tender, worth $14,599,000, on March
Winter Weather Makes for Dangerous and Treacherous Driving
Record snow, wind chills 50 degrees below zero have made for slick roads, causing pileups and accidents in several states.
Summertime Madness (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES RECORD NUMBER OF AMERICANS DISAPPROVE OF THEIR LAWMAKER: Three months before the midterm elections a record number of Americans in the latest ABC News-Washington Post poll disapprove of their own representative in Congress — a potentially chilling ...
Tropical Storm Karen Heads for Gulf, Record Snow in West, Tornadoes in Neb.
La., Miss., Fla. declare states of emergency; blizzard in S.D. and Wyo.; twisters slam Neb.
Roundtable I: This Week in Politics
worrying about politics and worry about people. Sit down, get in a room and don't come out of that room until you've got this thing taken care of. It's absolutely ridiculous. I mean, it should have happened a long time ago. And if you have to get the job done, you need to get the job done. We heard
'This Week' Transcript: Senators Charles Schumer and Jon Kyl
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) KARL (voice-over): Good morning, and welcome to a special edition of "This Week." OBAMA: The hour for immediate action is here. KARL: There's no doubt about that. With less than two days before America plunges over the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are finally saying, "Let's make a
Tim Pawlenty and Walter Mondale Trade Barbs in Minnesota Shutdown Blame Game
With the Minnesota government shutdown now in its sixth day, the blame game has broken out in full force, playing not just on the state level but on a national one . Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a Democrat, and GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty Tuesday fired the latest shots. After
Obama Owns the Economy, But Can He Own Deficit Reduction, Too? (The Note)
By AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) and Z. Byron Wolf (@zbyronwolf) The President returned to the bully pulpit yesterday to take on a familiar role: mediator in chief. A week after comparing congressional Republicans to schoolchildren who were more interested in protecting...