Politics

President Donald Trump talks before signing anti-human trafficking legislation, Wednesday Jan. 9, 2019, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 09, 2019 - 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after — as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall...
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President Donald Trump greets members of the five branches of the military by video conference on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, in the Oval Office of the White House. The military members were stationed in Guam, Qatar, Alaska, and two groups in Bahrain. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 08, 2019 - 11:06 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's claims over Christmas that he had awarded 115 miles of new border wall construction in Texas appear to confuse work that's already funded and underway. Trump tweeted on Monday, "I am in the Oval Office & just gave out a 115 mile long contract for another...
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USA Today
Paul and Jordana
January 01, 2019 - 6:19 pm
As the partial government shutdown continues, some federal employees have filed a lawsuit against the government over being required to work without pay. Attorney Heidi Burakiewicz is representing those workers and told Paul and Jordana that the government is violating the Fair Labor Standards Act...
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December 05, 2018 - 1:35 pm
Former President George W. Bush delivered a stirring and emotional eulogy to his father, President George H.W. Bush along with longtime friends and family today at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. President Trump has declared Wednesday a national day of mourning, as the nation remembers...
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Ballot
Susie Jones
November 13, 2018 - 11:12 am
One week after the polls closed, the Hennepin County Canvassing Board on Tuesday declared Dave Hutchinson the winner of the race for sheriff. Hutchinson had a 2,340-vote margin over incumbent Sheriff Rich Stanek. Stanek released this statement after the results were certified: “I have congratulated...
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Photo courtesy of David Hutchinson for Hennepin County Sheriff
Jared Goyette
November 07, 2018 - 9:43 am
The latest results show that Dave “Hutch” Hutchinson has upset incumbent Rich Stanek in the race for Hennepin County Sheriff by a razor-thin margin. With all precincts reporting, Hutch holds a 2,329 vote lead over Stanek, with the totals at 264,511 for Hutch and 262,182 for Stanek. Less than half...
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