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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, presented his first budget proposal, which included a gas tax hike and more funding for schools. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
2 hours 24 min ago
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. and 2020 presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign stop in Knoxville, Iowa, on Feb. 17, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Klobuchar banks on middle road leading to Democratic nomination
4 hours 36 min ago
Theodore Roosevelt campaigning in Yonkers, N.Y., Oct 17, 1912. Library of Congress.
'We stand at Armageddon': Teddy Roosevelt's improbable third-party presidential campaign
6 hours 54 min ago
St. Luke's hospital as seen from the air on March 1, 2017. (News Tribune file photo)
St. Luke’s new helipad proposal rankles some neighbors
7 hours 26 min ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on January 23, 2019.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
House Democrats set Tuesday vote on overturning Trump emergency declaration
7 hours 43 min ago
February 21, 2019
An American flag hangs on a barn in Oconomowoc, Wis., Nov. 6, 2018.  (Tim Gruber/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Tips for better conversations across political divides
21 hours 27 min ago
Beth Hannan, center, wearing a blue nametag for Democrats, and Emily Helgeson, right, with a red nametag for Republicans, listen to a presenter at the Better Angels meeting at the Inver Glen Library in Inver Grove Heights Jan. 26. The group encourages conversations between liberals and conservatives. Bob Shaw / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Seeking civility in civil discourse: Group facilitates conversation across party lines
21 hours 36 min ago
Veronica Orellana of Worthington, Minn., speaks to the media and a crowd of supporters about how her family would be helped by a proposal to allow undocumented residents to obtain a driver's license at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.The Democratic-backed proposal faces its most difficult challenge in the state Senate, which is controlled by Republicans. (Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press)
Bill would allow undocumented immigrants to get Minn. driver's licenses
21 hours 40 min ago
Jason Kash (left) and Tyler Kjorstad head out on the Nordic trails at Spirit Mountain on Thursday. The city is seeking state money to increase snowmaking capacity at the Grand Avenue Nordic Center. Steve Kuchera /
Nordic center seeks to boost snowmaking
22 hours 47 min ago
Insulin price increases have Minnesota legislators looking at overall pharmaceutical pricing. Chris Flynn / Forum News Service
Attorney General Keith Ellison creates task force to combat high drug prices
23 hours 54 min ago
Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Tony Lourey (center) discusses the health care aspects of the state budget proposal to a full room  Feb. 20 at the Carlton County Community Services Center. Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen (right) and Bryan Klabunde, vice president of Minnesota Farmers Union,  joined him. Andee Erickson / Pine Journal
State officials discuss rural health care plans during Cloquet town hall
February 21, 2019 - 5:53pm
Advocates for the Equal Rights Amendment rally on the Virginia Capitol steps, in Richmond, Va., on Feb. 14. Washington Post photo by Patricia Sullivan.
ERA bill dies final death in GOP-controlled Virginia House of Delegates
February 21, 2019 - 5:48pm
Mark Harris fights back tears as his son John Harris testifies during a public hearing before the North Carolina State Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C., Feb. 20, 2019. Harris testified that he had warned his father, the Republican candidate in North Carolina's ninth Congressional district, in April 2017 about his misgivings over L. McCrae Dowless Jr., a campaign operative. (Travis Long/Pool via The New York Times, Copyright 2019)
N.C. elections board orders new election in 9th Congressional District
February 21, 2019 - 5:15pm
LeighAnn Veit, a licensing clerk, works at her station at the Brainerd Licensing Office on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Veit and other staff have been subjected to verbal abuse and volatile outbursts from customers frustrated by the state's problematic licensing and registration program.
Minnesota lawmakers consider axing state office after failed MNLARS launch
February 21, 2019 - 4:26pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, spoke with Duluth and St. Louis County officials and business leaders who'd traveled to lobby in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz stumps for gas tax, fellow DFLer ridicules Line 3 appeal at Duluth chamber breakfast
February 21, 2019 - 1:27pm