FILE - In this July 11, 2018, photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens to Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a meeting. The White House is turning up the pressure on Senate Democrats to meet with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, though with little success. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
July 23, 2018 - 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is turning up the pressure on Senate Democrats to meet with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, though with little success. Brett Kavanaugh has met with 23 senators, all of them Republicans, since his nomination two weeks ago. Democratic lawmakers have...
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Laura Oakes
July 19, 2018 - 12:07 pm
Minnesota Congressman Jason Lewis is on the hot seat today defending himself over comments he once made about women during his previous job as a conservative radio talk show host. CNN has a story with audio from a radio show in which Lewis rhetorically asks why he can't call a woman a "slut." Lewis...
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July 13, 2018 - 11:50 am
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election. The indictments were announced Friday by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of the...
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Sloane Martin
June 20, 2018 - 5:50 am
President Donald Trump will become the first sitting president to visit Duluth in 15 years when he takes the stage Wednesday evening. The president's rally is set to begin at Amsoil Arena at 6:30 p.m. while at least three planned protests over immigration and other policies go on throughout the...
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Adam Carter
June 19, 2018 - 2:02 pm
While he says he doesn't like to see kids separated from families at the US border with Mexico, Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer says he agrees with President Trump that it's on Congress to change the law and stop it. Emmer joined WCCO's Chad Hartman today. He says the Trump administration is simply...
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Paul and Jordana
May 20, 2018 - 11:30 am
A 10th-grade student who survived Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas said she was still shaking when she appeared hours later on WCCO radio. "I'm sitting here, still scared, still shaken up a little bit," Dakota Schrader told WCCO's Paul Douglas and Jordana Green. She also believes...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., announces that he will not run for re-election at the end of his term, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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April 11, 2018 - 11:16 am
Among those mentioned by Republicans as possible candidates are: former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus; Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos; state Rep. Tyler August; state Sen. David Craig; state Rep. Samantha Kerkman; and longtime Ryan friend, Bryan Steil, an attorney and University of...
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