Politics

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August 25, 2018 - 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died Saturday after battling brain...
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August 21, 2018 - 3:55 pm
By MATTHEW BARAKAT, CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel...
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August 21, 2018 - 10:55 am
Third congressional district candidates Rep. Erik Paulsen (R) and Dean Phillips (DFL) met for their first and only scheduled debate on Tuesday. The TwinWest Chamber of Commerce hosted the event at the Hilton DoubleTree hotel in St. Louis Park. The event sponsored by Minnesota's Credit Unions and...
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Sloane Martin
August 15, 2018 - 8:27 am
Former governor Tim Pawlenty entered the gubernatorial race late to challenge Jeff Johnson, thinking the party needed a bigger name and more fundraising power to win the seat. But it was Johnson who came away with the convincing victory for Republicans Tuesday night, despite a huge disadvantage in...
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