Politics

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 03, 2018 - 2:47 am
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump is renewing his campaign against the media, claiming at a Pennsylvania rally that the media is the "fake, fake disgusting news" and casting journalists as his true political opponent. Trump barnstormed Thursday night in a state that he swiped from the...
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Jared Goyette, WCCO Radio
Chad Hartman
August 02, 2018 - 3:54 pm
The top three candidates going into the primary election to replace Keith Ellison in Minnesota's 5th district participated in a live forum on WCCO Radio Thursday. Candidates participating in the debate were State Representative Ilhan Omar, State Senator Patricia Torres Ray, and former Speaker of...
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Adam Carter
August 01, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Vice President Mike Pence will make a stop in Minnesota next week in support of a Republican congressional candidate. Pence will appear in Duluth on Wednesday, August 8th, where he will speak at a private fundraiser for Pete Stauber, who's running to for the 8th District seat being vacated by Rick...
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Steve Simpson
Laura Oakes
August 01, 2018 - 2:54 pm
WCCO Radio is hosting its first candidate debate of the primary election season tomorrow. Democratic candidates for the 5th District congressional seat being vacated by Keith Ellison will square off on the issues Thursday from noon-1:30, live on WCCO Radio, and moderated by Chad Hartman and Blois...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on May 30, 2018, Bill Browder, a U.S.-born Britain-based financier, talks to The Associated Press' reporters after leaving the anti-graft prosecutor's office in Madrid, Spain. Moscow lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya's role in the drama over the Trump campaign's Russian connections is rooted in her fight against Browder, who has become a leading critic of the Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
July 27, 2018 - 2:40 am
LONDON (AP) — The Moscow lawyer said to have promised Donald Trump's presidential campaign dirt on his Democratic opponent worked more closely with senior Russian government officials than she previously let on, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press. Scores of emails, transcripts...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Michael Cohen arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. A secret recording between Donald Trump and Cohen discussing payments to a Playboy model has brought renewed attention to the question of whether the candidate and his lawyer sought to stymie politically damaging stories from women ahead of the 2016 presidential election. But it’s not clear that the brief recording, on its own, creates additional legal problems for either man. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
July 27, 2018 - 1:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret recording of Donald Trump discussing payments to a Playboy model has brought renewed attention to the question of whether — and how — he might have tried to block politically damaging stories ahead of the 2016 presidential election. But it's not clear that the tape, on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017 file photo, from left, Miami Dolphins' Jelani Jenkins, Arian Foster, Michael Thomas, and Kenny Stills, kneel during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy issued to players this week. The policy obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, July 19, 2018 classifies anthem protests as conduct detrimental to the club, punishable by suspension without pay, a fine or both. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
July 19, 2018 - 10:46 pm
The NFL and National Football League Players Association have agreed to halt enforcement of rules regarding the new national anthem policy while the two sides work on a resolution. The league and its players union issued a joint statement late Thursday, hours after The Associated Press reported...
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Laura Oakes
July 19, 2018 - 12:07 pm
Minnesota Congressman Jason Lewis is on the hot seat today defending himself over comments he once made about women during his previous job as a conservative radio talk show host. CNN has a story with audio from a radio show in which Lewis rhetorically asks why he can't call a woman a "slut." Lewis...
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