Politics

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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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Demonstration at border
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June 17, 2018 - 10:47 am
Third disrict Congressman Erik Paulsen is calling for changes to the national immigration policies that have led to children being separated from their families by border authorities. The Republican released a statement Friday on Twitter: I hope the Administration reverses policies that have led to...
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June 11, 2018 - 3:35 pm
President Trump's speech on Wednesday in Duluth is now scheduled for a larger facility. Plans were for the president to speak at the DECC, which seats about 6,600 people. Because of what party officials are calling a high demand for tickets, the event is now taking place at AMSOIL Arena. The 9,000...
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US Senate chamber at capitol building
June 09, 2018 - 7:29 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sen. Tina Smith has proposed an amendment to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine on Minnesota's Iron Range. The Minnesota Democrat plans to offer the amendment to a major defense policy bill that's expected to come up in the Senate...
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Al Schoch
May 21, 2018 - 10:17 am
Exhausted and admittedly not too sure what time of day it was, Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt Monday morning had nothing but praise for the work completed less than 10 hours earlier by the GOP-controlled state legislature. "I would give it an A, and I'm very sincere about that," Daudt told WCCO...
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Morning News
May 03, 2018 - 6:06 am
(WCCO Radio) -- After months of delay and less than three weeks to go in the session, Minnesota House Republicans have unveiled a bonding bill. Totalling $825 million, it is substantially smaller than Governor Mark Dayton's proposed $1.5 billion plan revealed earlier this year. The House public...
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Al Schoch
May 01, 2018 - 8:50 am
Minnesota Senate Republicans Tuesday unveil their tax bill proposal following passage of the House version at the capitol in St. Paul. Monday's vote on the Republican-backed measure was 90-38, and lawmakers have less than three weeks to present a complete bill to Governor Dayton. Senate Republican...
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