"Fiscal Cliff" Deal Explained
Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, Brian Deese, explains the bi-partisan deal that was recently completed in Washington and outlines what the deal means for t...
New US Senators Sworn In
Vice President Joe Biden administers the oath of office to the 33 new elected/re-elected Senators to start the 113th Congress.
Sen Klobuchar sworn in for second term
Senator Amy Klobuchar (DFL- Minnesota) is among a group of Senators
GOP Rep King Rips GOP Leaders Over Hurricane Relief
Republican House leaders are drawing the ire of their own party for not allowing a vote on disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The bill wa...
Obama On "Fiscal Cliff" Deal Passage - Full Video
President Obama says the passage of the "fiscal cliff" deal fulfills his promise to raise taxes on the wealthiest 2% of Americans and maintaining tax cut...
Obama: Avoid Political Wound To Economy
President Obama urges Congress to meet its deadlines and responsibilities, protect the middle class from an income tax hike, and lay the groundwork for future prog...
Obama To Force Senate Vote On "Fiscal Cliff"
President Obama tells the press that leaders in Congress may be able to reach an agreement that can pass both houses in time.
Dakota Indian riders honor the 38
About 100 Dakota Indians and supporters ride horses into downtown Mankato, Minn., on the day after Christmas to attend a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the 12...
Obama Surprises Marines In Hawaii On Christmas
President Obama delivers remarks to servicemembers and their families at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
Obama Nominates Kerry As Secretary Of State
President Obama nominates Senator John Kerry (D-Mass) to be his next Secretary of State. Hillary Clinton who has served in that role for Obama's first term is ...
Obama Promises Action On Guns
President Obama delivers a statement from the Brady Press Briefing Room about the policy process the Administration will pursue in the wake of the Newtown tragedy to reduce ...
Gun Control Question Sidestepped By White House
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney sidesteps a question about gun control in the wake a school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
President Obama On School Shooting
President Obama delivers a statement on today's shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut.
MN Governor Expects Frack Sand Mining To Be Issue in 2013 Legislative Session
MN Governor Expects Frack Sand Mining To Be Issue in 2013 Legislative Session from The UpTake. Like this? Watch the latest ep...
Bill McKibben's "Do the Math" Campaign Takes Aim at Fossil Fuels Industry
Bill McKibben's "Do the Math" Campaign Takes Aim at Fossil Fuels Industry from The UpTake. Like this? Watch the latest episode of...
Opposing U.S. Support for Israel "Our Responsibility" say MN Activists
Opposing U.S. Support for Israel "Our Responsibility" say MN Activists from The UpTake. Like this? Watch the latest episode of The U...
White House Christmas Tree Arrives (2012)
The First Lady Michelle Obama is presented with the White House Christmas Tree, which will be displayed in the Blue Room of the White House.
Obama Works At Food Bank Before Thanksgiving
President Obama and his family contribute time and elbow grease to a Washington DC area food bank prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. It's something the Presi...