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September 22, 2018
Karin Housley
Health care Q+A with Senate candidates Smith, Housley
4 hours 40 min ago
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 6, 2018. Interest groups are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on advertising to target two undecided Republican senators who voice support for abortion rights: Susan Collins of Maine and. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say she accepts Senate committee's request to testify
9 hours 52 min ago
Moderators, Wardlow bring Ellison's abuse allegations to center stage during debate
11 hours 47 min ago
Commentary: Newspapers can make registering to vote a lot easier
18 hours 1 min ago
September 21, 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 28, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Joshua Roberts.
McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump
September 21, 2018 - 8:59pm
Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach of St. Cloud co-chairs the first meeting in the new Senate Office Building Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. Forum News Service
Veteran Minnesota lawmaker ends campaign, denies daughter's allegation of inappropriate touching
September 21, 2018 - 5:49pm
Supreme Court nomiinee Brett Kavanaugh at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on Sept. 4, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser as Senate panel issues ultimatum on her testimony
September 21, 2018 - 5:14pm
President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 20, 2018.  (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump walks back his plan to declassify Russia probe documents
September 21, 2018 - 10:27am
September 20, 2018
Duluth police officers wear riot gear during a protest by the Supreme White Alliance at City Hall in downtown Duluth in March of 2012. (file / News Tribune)
Duluth police ask for go-ahead to buy 'personal protective equipment'
September 20, 2018 - 9:45pm
Keith Ellison's ex-girlfriend shares medical record alleging abuse
September 20, 2018 - 9:03pm
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on Sept. 6, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Kavanaugh accuser won't testify Monday but open to doing so later next week
September 20, 2018 - 8:27pm
Border Patrol Public Affairs Officer Vincent Pirro looks at border wall prototypes that stand in the San Diego sector of the border wall on April 25. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten
Trump demands a border wall but many congressional Republicans just not into it
September 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
FILE — Donald Trump Jr. arrives on Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, April 1, 2018. Trump's participation in a meeting with Russians has placed scrutiny on his claim that he “did not collude with any foreign government and did not know anyone who did.” (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Montana bar and grill won't host Donald Trump Jr. at campaign event: 'That's just not who we are'
September 20, 2018 - 9:29am
Dana Ferguson
Experienced watchdog journalist hired to cover Minnesota government for Forum News Service
September 20, 2018 - 8:12am
Donald Trump Jr. exits an interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Dec. 13, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Aaron P. Bernstein.
Sen. Jeff Flake lashes out at Trump Jr. for his post mocking Kavanaugh accuser
September 20, 2018 - 7:32am