Politics

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April 09, 2019 - 5:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she raised $5.2 million in seven weeks after announcing her 2020 bid. The Minnesota senator said Monday she ended the first quarter with $7 million cash on hand. That includes more than $3 million from her 2018 Senate campaign...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2019 - 8:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead that he'd slap tariffs on cars coming to the U.S. from Mexico unless the Mexicans do more to stop the flow of migrants and drugs to the U.S. In his latest backtrack in recent days...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va. Barr told Congress on March 29, to expect version of special counsel's Russia report by mid-April. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 29, 2019 - 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 3:17 p.m. Attorney General William Barr has told Congress to expect a version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation by mid-April. The attorney...
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Driver with hands-free phone
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March 26, 2019 - 5:11 am
Minnesota lawmakers are moving closer to making it illegal to hold a cell phone while driving unless the phone is being used in a "hands-free" mode. A bill passed the Senate Monday by a 56-10 vote following hours of debate, and vote many say all but assures passage during the current legislative...
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March 25, 2019 - 5:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has made his determination about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation . Now Democrats want to make their own. Minnesota's senior US Senator posted in a tweet that "the public deserves answers now-our democracy depends on it." The delivery...
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March 24, 2019 - 3:59 pm
By ERIC TUCKER, MICHAEL BALSAMO, CHAD DAY and JULIE PACE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the...
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Adam Carter
March 22, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar says Robert Mueller's full report must be released to the public. Mueller has completed his special counsel report into possible Russian interference with the 2016 election, and forwarded the case to US Attorney General William Barr. In a Tweet, Klobuchar says Barr...
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State capitol
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March 19, 2019 - 5:00 am
Embattled state Department of Human Services inspector general Carolyn Ham is on leave, following a legislative auditor's report on fraud within the state's Child Care Assistance Program. Republican lawmakers have been calling for Ham to resign. Because of the Data Practices Act, the reasons for...
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March 19, 2019 - 4:34 am
Two major bills passed the Minnesota House on Monday night, one limiting the use of cellphone by vehicle operators, the other designed to end the opiod crisis in the state. The House voted 106-21 in favor of legislation making it illegal to drive while holding a cell phone. A similar bill in the...
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