Feds Block Dakota Access Pipeline RouteU.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.
Vets To Help Protesters, Not Clash With AuthoritiesTribal elders have asked the military veterans joining the large Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment not to have confrontations with law enforcement officials, an organizer with Veterans Stand for Standing Rock said Sunday, adding the group is there to help out those who've dug in against the four-state, $3.8 billion project.
Talking Points: Sanctuary Cities & Trump’s PresidencySeveral hundred people are expected to attend a meeting Sunday afternoon aimed at easing fears and putting out information in the Twin Cities Latino community about the impact of Donald Trump’s presidency.
Gun Rights Enthusiasts Vow To 'Go On Offense' Under TrumpFirearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands.
Dems Looking To Rebuild In The MidwestWith the dust now settled from the election, Democrats are looking to rebuild the political "blue wall" of traditionally Democratic upper Midwest and Great Lakes states that Republican Donald Trump captured with an appeal to white, working-class voters.
'U' Among Schools Exploring 'Sanctuary' Status For ImmigrantsUniversities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves "sanctuary campuses" amid fears from immigrant students and pressure from activists following the election of Donald Trump.
Nonprofit: Statewide Recounts Rarely Lead To Change In WinnersThe presidential recount vote underway in Wisconsin is costing millions of dollars, diverting county workers from their normal end-of-year duties and raising questions about the integrity of the vote.
Minnesota To Take In 2,500 Refugees Next YearA division of the U.S. State Department recently told Minnesota officials that the state will be allowed to take in 2,505 refugees for resettlement during federal fiscal year 2017.
Ellison Says He May Leave Congress To Serve As DNC ChairHoward Dean took himself out of the race to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Friday, while the frontrunner in the contest, Rep. Keith Ellison, said he may leave his Minnesota congressional seat to serve in the position.
Dayton, Top Legislators Nearing Health Care Relief DealMinnesota's legislative leaders say they're closing in on a deal to offer financial help to residents facing big health insurance premium hikes.
Mills Drops Plans To Seek Recount In 8th DistrictRepublican congressional candidate Stewart Mills said he is backing off plans to request a recount in the eighth district.
Trump Announces Defense Secretary Pick During 'Thank You' TourTrump's first stop on this "Thank you" tour to salute his supporters was in Ohio and, ever the showman, he made the surprise announcement that he will be offering the post of defense secretary to retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis.

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