or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Collin Peterson's Public Statements

Full Name: Collin C. Peterson
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 7, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Sean, Jason, Elliot
Birth Date: 06/29/1944
Birth Place: Fargo, ND
Home City: Detroit Lakes, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Nov. 11, 2013 Let's Put Veterans First
Nov. 8, 2013 After Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Urge U.S Army to Keep ROTC Program at NDSU Open, Army Announces Program Will Continue
Nov. 8, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/8
Nov. 1, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 11/1
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
Oct. 30, 2013 Hearing of the House Agriculture Committee - First Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting
Oct. 25, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 10/25
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Oct. 18, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 10/18
Oct. 11, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 10/11
Oct. 11, 2013 Motion to Instruct Conferees on Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Oct. 11, 2013 Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Refined Sugar
Oct. 11, 2013 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment to Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar; and Providing for Consideration of Expressing Sense of House Relating to Crop Insurance
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 4, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 10/4
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to US Commodity Futures Trading Commission - Customer Protection Rule
Sept. 20, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 9/20
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, McCollum, Nolan, Walz Urge Medicare to Reject Recommendation that Would Hurt Rural Hospitals
Sept. 19, 2013 Ridgewater College in Willmar to Receive More than $3 Million for Training Programs
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act, Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act, and Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 19, 2013 Sens. Klobuchar, Franken and Reps. Peterson, McCollum, Walz, Nolan Announce $20 Million to Help Minnesota Community & Technical Colleges
Sept. 18, 2013 National Journal - Don't Underestimate Collin Peterson
Sept. 3, 2013 Peterson Statement on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 16, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 8/16
Aug. 9, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 8/9
Aug. 2, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 8/2
July 27, 2013 Iowa City Press-Citizen - Congressmen Discuss Farm Bill at Iowa City Forum
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 26, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/26
July 19, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 7/19
July 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Issue Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Counties
July 11, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 11, 2013 Peterson: House Republicans Send Farm Bill to Pasture
July 9, 2013 Letter to Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Farmers
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 28, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House - Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 7, 2013 Letter to Honorable Thomas Vilsack, Secreatary of Agriculture - Animal Feed Shortage
June 7, 2013 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter - June 7, 2013
June 5, 2013 Walz, Peterson, McCollum, Ellison, & Nolan Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Spikes in Gas Prices
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
May 23, 2013 ND, Minnesota Delegations: WRDA Legislation Key for Permanent Flood Control in Red River Valley
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 10, 2013 Lucas & Peterson Release House Farm Bill That Saves Nearly $40 Billion
May 9, 2013 Feedstuffs - Ag Leaders Look to Move Farm Bill in Next Month
Back to top