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This Week in Washington
by Michael Olson, MPR News6/15/2012 5:10:28 PM
by Michael Olson, MPR News6/15/2012 1:44:16 PM
Submit a question now by clicking "Make a comment." Join the chat here with MPR News Washington reporter Brett Neely at noon on Friday, or by Tweeting @mprpolitics.
by Michael Olson, MPR News6/15/2012 5:02:54 PM
Hey everyone, we will get started in a moment. Swampy air in DC is slowing Brett's connection.
by Michael Olson, MPR News6/15/2012 5:03:22 PM
While we're waiting for the punditry to begin let me plug our political team. To keep tabs on the latest political and policy news from St. Paul to Washington bookmark the MN Today “2012” page and follow us on Twitter @MPRPolitics
by Colin Campbell, MPR News6/15/2012 5:06:13 PM
Former Governor Jesse Ventura sat down with All Things Considered host Tom Crann earlier this week to discuss his latest book "DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government." In the interview Ventura unleashes a smackdown on the two-party system and the influence of corporate money in the political system. Listen to the interview here.
by Colin Campbell, MPR News6/15/2012 5:16:13 PM
Earlier this month the Senate began debate on the farm bill, which comes up for passage every five years, Brett Neely previewed the debate and the politics and policy implications that will dictate this year’s bill.
by Colin Campbell, MPR News6/15/2012 5:18:26 PM
Senator Amy Klobuchar is a supporter of the current farm bill and has been advocating for passage before the current bill expires
by Colin Campbell, MPR News6/15/2012 5:21:35 PM
For a detailed, full account of Minnesota politicians’ personal finance records, check out Brett Neely’s report