Politics

Absentee ballot
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 17, 2020 - 4:47 am
Minnesota voters are among the first to cast ballots in the presidential primaries with Friday's opening of early voting in the state. Voters can also request mail-in ballots from the Minnesota Secretary of State's office website starting on Friday. Jan. 17 is when Minnesotans can vote in person or...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo, precinct team member buttons are seen during a caucus training meeting at the local headquarters for Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, in Ottumwa, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
AP
January 16, 2020 - 4:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the Iowa Democratic Party will report three sets of results from the party's presidential caucuses. And there is no guarantee that all three will show the same winner. Each set of results represents a different stage of the caucus. The new rules were mandated...
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Clerk of the House Cheryl Johnson carries the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP
January 16, 2020 - 3:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment of President Donald Trump is the Senate's challenge now. Directed by the Constitution, House officials and prosecutors somberly carried the articles through the dimly lit Capitol to the Senate on Wednesday evening, triggering a trial unlike any since President Bill...
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Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., talk while Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., heads off stage at a break Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP
January 15, 2020 - 7:27 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some key takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses: CIVILITY AND SUBSTANCE OVER FIGHTING AND FRICTION After the United States’ killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Democrats were bracing for fights...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., leaves a lengthy closed-door meeting with the Democratic Caucus at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Speaker Pelosi is expected to appoint House impeachment managers and transmit the two articles of impeachment — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — by the end of the week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP
January 14, 2020 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is set to vote Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for a landmark trial on whether the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress are grounds for removal. Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the next steps...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., takes the stage at a climate rally with the Sunrise Movement at The Graduate Hotel, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP
January 14, 2020 - 9:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday marks the last time the leading Democratic presidential contenders will face a national audience on the debate stage before primary voting begins, making it the most significant moment of the 2020 primary season to date. The prime-time faceoff comes just 20 days before...
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January 14, 2020 - 6:00 am
The presidential race is tighter than ever heading into the seventh Democratic primary debate. On Tuesday night, six Democratic candidates will take the stage at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa for a debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register, and hosted by CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer. To...
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Early voting center
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 5:41 am
Minnesota voters will be among the first to cast ballots in the presidential primaries when the state opens early voting on Friday. Voters can also request mail-in ballots from the Minnesota Secretary of State's office website starting on Friday. Jan. 17 is when Minnesotans can vote in person or...
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Democratic presidential candidate former tech executive Andrew Yang speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas.
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
The Chad Hartman Show
January 09, 2020 - 5:18 pm
While upstart Presidential candidate Andrew Yang is facing a key cutoff date Friday to qualify for the upcoming Democratic debate in Iowa next week, he remains optimistic about his campaign’s chances in the state when the caucuses open next month. “I am thrilled to be in this position where we are...
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FILE - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo at Station F in Paris. Facebook has decided not to limit how political ads can be targeted to specific groups of people, as its main digital-ad rival Google did in November 2019 to fight misinformation. Neither will it ban political ads outright, as Twitter has done. And it still won't fact check them, as it's faced pressure to do. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
AP
January 09, 2020 - 12:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Despite escalating pressure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Facebook reaffirmed its freewheeling policy on political ads Thursday, saying it won’t ban them, won’t fact-check them and won’t limit how they can be targeted to specific groups of people. Instead, Facebook...
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