Politics

March 20, 2018 - 7:41 am
The Minnesota Senate has passed a bipartisan bill that would provide $10 million to allow repairs on the state's troubled licensing and registration system to continue. While the measure was passed, MNLARS continues to frustrate lawmakers like Republican Senator Carla Nelson. Nelson said, "I'm a...
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March 19, 2018 - 3:05 pm
Former Republican Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty is a step closer to running for Governor again. In a statement, Pawlenty says as he continues to explore another run, he has officially created a campaign committee as required by state law. Pawlenty left his job as CEO of a Washington DC lobbying...
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March 14, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Gov. Mark Dayton is preparing to deliver his last State of the State address. The speech scheduled Wednesday night at the Capitol will be the Democratic governor's eighth and final annual address. Dayton is leaving office early next year after two terms. It comes a year after Dayton collapsed...
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March 13, 2018 - 8:17 am
Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of state. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that he's naming CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson. Pompeo is to be replaced at CIA by Gina Haspel, Pompeo's deputy at CIA. She would be the first woman in that role. Tillerson had just returned...
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