In The News

September 12, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday subpoenaed President Trump’s top negotiator for Afghanistan, complaining that the administration had stonewalled lawmakers’ attempts to get a straight story about its strategy for bringing the war there to an end.

September 11, 2019 In The News

Students are invited to create an app and submit it to the 3rd Congressional District's Congressional App Challenge, a news release from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips' office says.

September 9, 2019 In The News

– U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson does not trust his fellow Democrats to get it right on guns.

“If I hear the words ‘common sense gun legislation’ one more time, I’ll throw up,” said western Minnesota’s long-serving congressman. “This is poll-tested nonsense.”

September 6, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Deephaven) hosts a public town hall meeting 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Chanhassen High School Auditorium, 2200 Lyman Blvd., Chanhassen.

September 5, 2019 In The News

A group of freshman House Democrats — most of whom represent districts that are expected to be competitive in 2020 — on Wednesday urged committee chairs to abide by the House's pay-as-you-go rules to ensure that legislation doesn't add to the deficit.

September 5, 2019 In The News

A group of ten new Democratic members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to House committee chairs on Wednesday urging them to better adhere to the Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) provision in House rules.

September 4, 2019 In The News

Ten moderate Democratic freshmen are sending a letter Wednesday to House committee chairs asking that their panels better adhere to the chamber’s rule for offsetting legislation that would add to the deficit. 

August 29, 2019 In The News

On Thursday afternoon, U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips sat down for an interview with Star Tribune editorial writer Patricia Lopez on the Star Tribune Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. The interview is ongoing; to watch live, click here.

August 28, 2019 In The News

Eden Prairie will receive around $250,000 in a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips' office said in a news release on Aug. 28.

August 26, 2019 In The News

An amendment to the 2020 House defense spending bill, which passed July 12, could set in motion a project that has long lain dormant: the site clean-up of an old NIKE missile base in Watertown Township.