A tough Democratic primary campaign is now over and Secretary Hillary Clinton will be our Democratic nominee for president. I want to applaud the remarkable campaign waged by Sen. Bernie Sanders and his many Minnesota supporters. The movement Sen. Sanders has created is reshaping our party and has most importantly placed the economic and social injustices plaguing millions of Americans as a front...
Last night’s Republican presidential debate was an embarrassment. It was another episode of childish personal insults, racist attacks, and extremist rhetoric displacing any semblance of a civil policy discussion. The GOP’s circus provides the American people with a sharp contrast to our Democratic candidates. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are dignified, qualified, and focused on improving...
Congresswoman Betty McCollum
13th Annual Vento Dinner
October 25, 2015
Good evening 4th District DFLers!
For the 13th time, we are gathered here as 4th District Democrats, as progressives, as supporters of labor, as Minnesotans, to honor the legacy of our former Member of Congress Bruce Vento.
After 13 years I know Bruce would be saying, “enough already!”
But Bruce’s lifetime of service...
“Water knows no boundaries,” McCollum said. “It’s great that we have buffer zones, but we can’t tell a water-soluble toxic material, oh there’s a buffer zone there, stop. And that’s why you start looking at the watershed and the hydrology on how to protect the water."
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the midst of a heated reelection campaign. Yet he is traveling 5,900 miles to give a speech before a joint meeting of Congress on March 3 — just two weeks before Israelis go to the polls. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), working with Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer, a former Republican political operative who renounced his...
Betty will participate in three debates her Republican and Independence Party opponents. See details below or contact the campaign at [email protected] for more information!
Stillwater Gazette CD4 candidate forum
Monday, October 20, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM
At Stillwater City Hall (216 4th Street North, Stillwater, MN 55082)
League of Women Voters CD4 candidate forum**
WASHINGTON --- The NFL believes that profits are more important than people, including victims of domestic violence, U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) charged Tuesday at a Capitol Hill news conference on the continuing controversy over Washington's NFL team name.
"For years, the NFL denied that playing football was the cause of debilitating brain injuries among scores of former players,"...