Politics

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Edgar Linares
October 09, 2018 - 10:47 pm
Exactly one month from November’s midterm election the two major party candidates running for the Governor’s seat debated in Willmar, Minnesota with WCCO Radio Hosts Chad Hartman and Blois Olson moderating. Listen to the full audio here: MORE: - Jeff Johnson's opening and closing statements - Tim...
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Susie Jones
October 09, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Jeff Johnson told Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News that Minnesotans who pay for a portion or all of their health insurance need relief. "They are just getting killed by premiums. We saw a reprieve this year because of what the legislature did with re-insurance, but that's not sustainable. We have...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent violent crime (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
October 06, 2018 - 3:09 pm
By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Supreme Court, delivering an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a battle that...
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Susie Jones
October 03, 2018 - 1:04 pm
Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison told WCCO Radio that he's reconsidering his position with the DNC as he continues to fight to back allegations of abuse Keith Ellison is running for Minnesota Attorney General and has been defending himself against accusations made by his ex-girlfriend, Karen...
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October 03, 2018 - 6:46 am
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump ignited a crowd at a campaign rally in Mississippi on Tuesday by mocking a woman who has claimed she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago. The audience laughed as Trump ran through a list of what he described as...
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October 03, 2018 - 4:50 am
By AMY FORLITI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said Tuesday that he would agree to review allegations of domestic abuse against U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison only if a formal complaint is first investigated by law enforcement. An ex-girlfriend of Ellison, Karen Monahan, alleged in August that...
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September 26, 2018 - 8:45 pm
President Donald Trump is heading back to Minnesota for his second visit since June. Minnesota's Republican Party announced Trump would visit Rochester on October 4, one month away from the November elections. The details of Trump's schedule for his visit were not immediately clear, but sources...
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