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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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Some At Obama’s Minnesota Speech Not On His Side

The crowd at President Barack Obama’s economic policy speech isn’t made up entirely of his supporters. Some say they showed up Friday because they couldn’t pass up a chance to see a sitting president in person even if they don’t share his views.

06/27/2014

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‘Things Are Going In The Wrong Direction’: Obama Critic At Union Depot

President Barack Obama’s speech Wednesday was open to the public, but there was a limited number of tickets available.

02/26/2014

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News Click Biggest Losers

After all is said and done, who is the biggest loser after this mess?   

10/17/2013

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Shutdown To End, Default Averted

With less than two hours to spare, Congress averted a crisis that could have sent the United States into default. On Wednesday night, the House passed the Senate’s bill to end the government shutdown.

10/16/2013

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Minn. To Review Offer For Reopening National Parks

Minnesota officials say they’ll review an offer from the Obama administration to let states use their own money to reopen national parks that have been closed by the federal government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Resentment On Day 2 Of Shutdown; Politicians Respond

Wednesday marked day two of the federal government shutdown, and there’s growing anger about it. Congress and the President still haven’t come to an agreement, and there are no signs the end will be anytime soon. Meanwhile in Minnesota, top leaders are scrambling to adjust to possible impacts at home.

10/02/2013

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Protesters To Rally Against US-Led Attack On Syria

Peace and anti-war groups are holding a rally in Minneapolis to speak out against a possible U.S.-led attack on Syria. The demonstrators are holding the rally in advance of a congressional vote on President Barack Obama’s war resolution.

09/07/2013

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CBS News Military Consultant On Latest Syria Developments

CBS News Military analyst Ret. Colonel Jeff McCausland joined Dave Lee on Thursday morning to discuss the latest developments in the US-Syria conflict.

09/05/2013

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NEWSCLICK: Syria…Should The United States Attack?

Click the link to vote on the NEWSCLICK!

08/29/2013

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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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John Williams And David Gergen!

The Presidential advisor to four different administrations and now political consultant on CNN talked with John on Thursday afternoon.

02/07/2013

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President Obama Skeet Shooting

President Obama seen skeet shooting at Camp David

02/04/2013

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Reviews Election Night Results

U S Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News

11/07/2012

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Good Question: Are Gas Prices Dropping Because Of The Election?

Remember a month ago when people were wondering if voters would take out their frustration with high gas prices on the president?

10/30/2012

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UM Political Science Expert Previews Last Debate

UM Political science Professor Larry Jacobs joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday

10/22/2012

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Campaign Writer With Local Roots Previews Presidential Debate #2

Bloomberg News political writer John McCormick joined Dave on Tuesday morning

10/16/2012

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Big Bird Backlash: Obama Ad Turns Controversy Into Opportunity

In last week’s presidential debate, Mitt Romney went after PBS — and Big Bird. Now, the President Barack Obama’s campaign is using it in a new TV ad.

10/09/2012

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Obama Team Aims To Harness Energy In Minn.

Minnesota Democrats far from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., still got into the action for President Barack Obama’s nomination acceptance speech.

09/06/2012

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Obama And Minn. ‘Beer Guy’ Bond Over Home Brew

A business trip to the small town of Knoxville, Iowa, gave one Bloomington man “the surprise of his life” – a chance encounter with President Barack Obama.

08/17/2012

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Reality Check: $500M Already Spent On Political Ads

The 2012 Presidential campaign set a record this week, but it’s one that calls for a Reality Check. The campaigns and their supporters have already spent as much money so far – it’s only mid-August — as they did for the entire 2008 campaign.

08/17/2012

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Burned Cat Treated As Possible Obama Threat; Reward Offered

Federal officials are treating the discovery of a burned cat in a south Minneapolis park as a possible threat against President Obama.

08/14/2012

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John Williams Video Smackdown for 7-18

A Basketball Dunk vs. a Basketball Kiss….Vote for today’s champ on the Video Smack Down!

07/18/2012

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