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Letter: Craig is working hard for constituents

Tom Traub, Sun This Week, September 8, 2022 To the editor: The Donald Trump-endorsed Tyler Kistner is not who we need in Congress. It is no wonder Trump endorsed him. At Trump’s and Rudy Giuliani’s urging, Kistner unsuccessfully sued to halt the certification of Minnesota’s election results and continued to perpetuate the Big Lie throughout […]

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Minnesota Democrat wants all newly elected members to do law enforcement ride-alongs

Peter Kasperowicz, Fox News, September 12, 2022 A House Democrat from Minnesota, where support for the “defund the police” movement surged after the 2020 death of George Floyd, is asking House members to participate in a police ride-along so they can better understand the dangers law enforcement officers face every day. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., introduced […]

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Five places to watch in the 2022 midterms

Eric Garcia, The Independent, September 12, 2022 Minnesota’s 2nd District: Josh Kraushaar of Axios has picked out this district as one to watch, and it’s hard to disagree. This is a classic suburban district just outside of the Twin Cities that Republicans would like to flip after losing because many voters found Trump repulsive. Democratic […]

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Counterpoint from Angie Craig: Glen Taylor is simply wrong on health care savings

Angie Craig, The Star Tribune, August 27, 2022 Last year, one of my constituents, Bob Miller, told me a story I will never forget. Bob is a 71-year-old on Medicare who suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS), an unpredictable and debilitating disease that impacts his central nervous system. For over a decade, Bob relied on Betaseron […]

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New Prague post office inaccessible, cramped –– and frequently closed

Erin Adler, The Star Tribune, August 29, 2022 Doreen Schoenbauer needed to visit the New Prague post office two weeks ago, but none of the street parking spots were near the door. Luckily, her nephew happened to show up and helped her inside. “I was ready to go [home] already … because I knew I […]

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Republicans fight abortion backlash with ads –– and stealth website edits

Zach Montellaro and Ally Mutnick, Politico, August 30, 2022 Democrats have been hammering GOP candidates on abortion since the fall of Roe v. Wade. That’s left some Republicans scrambling to try to figure out how to soften the blow. A number of Republicans are trying to avoid political fallout from the Dobbs decision by quietly deemphasizing their past […]

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With Voters From Both Parties Energized, Campaign Begin Fall Sprint

Lisa Lerer and Jennifer Medina, The New York Times, September 5, 2022 For two decades, midterm elections have served as a vehicle for voter discontent, a chance for Americans to punish the president, shake up a statehouse and express their anger with the party in power by costing them congressional seats and governor’s mansions. This […]

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Tyler Kistner pledged to push for more abortion restrictions in response to survey

Torey Van Oot, Axios Twin Cities, September 6, 2022 Republican congressional candidate Tyler Kistner pledged to support federal legislation aimed at further reducing abortion access in response to a recent issue survey. Why it matters: Abortion has become a hot topic in the rematch between Kistner and DFL U.S. Rep. Angie Craig in the wake of the […]

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Bill Allows Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices and Caps Out-of-Pocket Spending on Medications for Seniors

by AARP August 12 Bill Allows Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices and Caps Out-of-Pocket Spending on Medications for Seniors On August 12 the House voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a bill that includes several key provisions to lower the prices of prescription drugs. AARP Minnesota thanks Representatives Angie Craig, Betty […]

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Minnesota delegation divides along partisan lines over historic climate bill

By Hunter Woodall Star Tribune  AUGUST 12, 2022  WASHINGTON – Minnesota Democrats in the U.S. House voted Friday to pass landmark climate, tax and health legislation amid unanimous opposition from their Republican colleagues in the state. After a tumultuous year that saw Democrats’ hopes of a more sprawling bill fade, centrists and progressives in the party rallied […]

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