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Minn. Lawmakers: Special Session May Not Be Needed

Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders agreed Friday that Sept. 9 is the date they would hold a possible special session, but also said it might not be necessary after all.

08/16/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

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Minn. Counties Hit By June Storms Get Federal Help

President Obama has signed a federal disaster declaration for 18 Minnesota counties hit hard by severe storms, high winds and flooding in late June. The declaration issued Thursday makes federal disaster aid available to state and eligible local governments.

07/25/2013

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US Ed Chief Headed To Minn. For Preschool Pitch

Minnesota is getting a visit from the nation’s education chief as he makes a pitch for expanded government spending on early childhood learning programs.

07/12/2013

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Obama’s ATF Nominee Gets Senate Hearing

President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the agency charged with enforcing national gun laws said Tuesday the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was “in distress” when he it took over on an interim basis in 2011.

06/11/2013

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New Cause For Ex-Radical Olson

Sara Jane Olson, the Minnesota woman who served seven years in prison for her involvement in high-profile 1970s radicalism, is edging back into public life — this time voluntarily — as she and a friend petition the Obama administration to reduce disparities in prison sentences for crack and powder cocaine.

05/25/2013

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Minn.’s Bachmann Sprints To TV With Health Care Ad

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has rushed out a television ad in hopes of capitalizing on the latest U.S. House vote to undo President Barack Obama’s health care law. The Republican critic of the Affordable Care Act — dubbed Obamacare by foes — was to begin airing the ad Thursday night in Twin Cities market. She put about $85,000 into the TV spot.

05/16/2013

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Bachmann Wants White House Investigated Over IRS Flap

Rep. Michele Bachmann is joining the calls for a thorough investigation as President Obama prepares to answer further questions about the growing controversy at the IRS. The acting commissioner resigned on Wednesday after the agency admitted it targeted conservative groups.

05/16/2013

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Obama Declares Storm Disaster After Ice Storm

President Barack Obama has declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an April ice storm.

05/03/2013

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Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For ND Flooding

President Obama has approved an emergency declaration for flooding in North Dakota.

04/26/2013

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Minn. Officials Ask FEMA To Assess Ice Storm Damage

The state Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday that one of its top officials has asked FEMA to conduct a damage assessment after last week’s ice storm toppled trees and power lines in southwestern Minnesota.

04/17/2013

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Presidential Hot Water

President Obama comments on his friend Attorney General Kamala Harris. Are the comments sexist? Tell us on our Facebook page.

04/05/2013

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President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

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Feds Making Long-Range Great Lakes Cleanup Plans

The Obama administration says it’s making plans to continue a long-range Great Lakes cleanup program, although decisions about paying for it will be made on a year-by-year basis.

03/07/2013

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Rep. Ellison Does Battle With Fox News Host

As tempers continued to flare up over the looming sequester deal in Washington, Rep. Keith Ellison let loose on a Fox News television host on Tuesday.

02/27/2013

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