Reality Check: Gas Tax Or License Tabs -- Which To Hike?Minnesota lawmakers are divided on how to fund road and bridge repairs -- whether to use a gas tax hike or raise car license tab fees.
Reality Check: How Many Jobs Will The Democrats' Public Works Bill Create?Democratic leaders say a $1.5 billion public works bill could generate 40,000 jobs. The man who developed the formula they based that estimate on says otherwise.
Reality Check: Would A Bathroom Ban Really Protect Women, Children?Minnesota supporters of a transgender bathroom ban are not likely to get a vote on the bill this year.
Reality Check: Minnesota Matters In 2016 CaucusesA number of presidential candidates are focusing on Minnesota ahead of the state's caucuses, which are set for one week from Tuesday. For the first time, Minnesota is joining many other states for the Super Tuesday contests.
Reality Check: Donald Trump Vs. Fox NewsThe smoke has cleared from Thursday night's televised showdown between Donald Trump and the FOX News Republican debate, which he refused to attend. Trump had famously predicted FOX's ratings for the night would be a disaster without him. But did it his prediction come true?
Reality Check: The Power Of The Iowa CaucusThe Iowa caucus is one week from Monday, along with the official kick-off to actual voting in the 2016 presidential election.
Reality Check: The Presidential DebatesTens of millions of people watched Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate. The latest numbers show that 18 million people watched the debate on CNN.
Reality Check: State Legislature DemographicsThe National Council of State Legislatures and the Pew Research Center released a report that says legislatures don't reflect the demographics of the states they represent -- including Minnesota.
Reality Check: Cheap Thanksgiving Gas That trip on Thursday to Grandmother's house? It'll cost you a lot less this year. Thanksgiving gas prices are the lowest they've been in nearly a decade. They could go even lower.
Reality Check: Syrian Refugees And MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are increasingly divided on how many -- if any -- Syrian refugees to accept in the state. That is after two terrorists in Paris reportedly had fake Syrian passports, and Minnesota Democrats broke with President Obama to support a bill ramping up security checks.
Reality Check: The Cost To Not Have Health Insurance In 2016It's an important time of year for thousands of Minnesotans: Time to sign up for next year's health insurance. And if you don't get it, get ready to pay up anyway. The new federal health care law requires American citizens to have health insurance.
Reality Check: Paid Patriotism At Local Sporting EventsMilitary appreciation events are a staple of professional sporting events. But a United States Senate report claims some of them are not genuine displays of patriotic pride. Instead, they are actually taxpayer-funded commercials.