Politics

Sheletta Brundidge
May 21, 2019 - 11:31 am
This post comes from the Two Haute Mamas podcast , a peek into the lives, experiences and perspectives of Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent , two fabulously fun, engaging and opinionated friends. After making history as the first African American and Muslim to be elected to serve as Minnesota...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
May 19, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and top legislative leaders have reached a bipartisan budget agreement that drops the governor's proposed gasoline tax increase but gives middle-class Minnesotans an income tax cut and preserves most of an expiring tax that funds health care. Governor Walz talks about...
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May 18, 2019 - 7:27 am
At the state capitol, budget talks continue "I wish I could tell you a lot, but we're not quite there," said Senate Republican leader Paul Gazelka, one of the few lawmakers publicly holding out hope that a budget agreement can be reached before Monday's adjournment. There's a full schedule of...
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Real Leaders with Roshini
May 09, 2019 - 9:49 am
In Episode #12 of Real Leaders with Roshini, Minneapolis Police Federation President Lt Bob Kroll opens up, showing a side different from the famously controversial figure so often quoted in the media, as he talks about what made him leave bachelorhood and his plans for succession in the police...
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May 08, 2019 - 9:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report: 10:40 a.m . House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says President Donald Trump's assertion of executive privilege over special counsel Robert Mueller's report is a clear escalation of his...
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May 07, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Budget talks will resume at the Minnesota State Capitol Tuesday afternoon, amid rising tensions among those involved. Governor Tim Walz, House Speaker Melissa Hortman, and Senate Majority leader Paul Gazelka failed to come to an agreement after ten hours of meeting on Monday. Speaker Hortman let...
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Sloane Martin
May 07, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Vice President Mike Pence is making his second visit to Minnesota this week. He's slated Thursday to visit a farm near Fargo in Clay County to promote the US-Mexico-Canada agreement, according to the Star Tribune . The proposal to replace NAFTA still needs congressional approval. RELATED: VP Pence...
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May 02, 2019 - 10:13 am
With Attorney General William Barr deciding not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, a Democratic Congressman from Tennessee decided to throw some shade at Barr. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee, started eating a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken at 9 a.m. while lawmakers and...
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May 02, 2019 - 8:50 am
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz says the state should pull the plug on the troubled vehicle registration system known as MNLARS and replace it with commercial software used by other states. Thursday on the Morning News with Dave Lee , Walz said that the system is unacceptable. "It's been a program that...
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