The founder of a Minneapolis charity that assists thousands of poor people each month is among the 13 recipients of the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal.
On Monday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau introduced President Barack Obama. But on Tuesday, the chief said she was doing something more important — kicking off a two-day training session to improve the way officers do their jobs.
Two days before President Barack Obama’s first trip outside Washington to promote his gun-control proposals, the White House tried to settle a brewing mystery when it released a photo to back his claim to be a skeet shooter.
A former head of the Minneapolis FBI office sent federal lawmakers a letter Thursday sharply criticizing President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Minnesota prosecutors said Thursday that they need more power to charge violent felons with gun crimes.
It can be a long process, and it’s far more complicated than most of us realize.
President Barack Obama has chosen longtime trusted adviser and national security expert Denis McDonough as his fifth chief of staff.
A handwritten note from President Barack Obama will be buried in a time capsule in Ely, not to surface for 50 years. The president’s two-page letter on White House stationery will be encased in a wall at Vermillion Community College.
The federal government has given Minnesota a $39 million grant to continue developing the health insurance exchange that’s a major part of the Obama administration’s health care overhaul.
Parents who lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre listened to President Barack Obama’s proposals Wednesday as he asked Congress for a new, stronger assault weapons ban.
We learned in grade school that Congress makes the laws. But President Barack Obama has hinted that he is willing to go around lawmakers in order to change the gun laws after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
Make Jan. 21, 2013 a day to remember.
It doesn’t seem to be quite the deal that any politician in Washington wanted, but Congress and President Barack Obama did manage to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff.
Here’s a recap of the biggest news stories of 2012 — a list including tragic crimes, political victories, natural disasters and scientific achievements.
Count Howard Bicker among those taking careful stock of the sputtering fiscal cliff talks in Washington.
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