Former Vice President Walter Mondale Released From HospitalFormer Vice President Walter Mondale has been released from the hospital after being treated for the flu. Mayo Clinic spokeswoman Kelley Luckstein said Mondale was treated Friday night for flu and cold symptoms and was doing well enough to be released on Saturday.
‘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.
Good Question: How Did MLK Jr.'s Birthday Become A Nat’l Holiday?The third Monday of every January is one of ten national holidays that government employees get every year. Most children have no school and every state and federal employee receives a paid day off. The first official observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a federal holiday was on January 20, 1986 – 18 years after the Civil Rights leader was shot. But David Chang, a professor of U.S. history at the University of Minnesota, says the idea for the holiday came just four days after the assassination in 1968.
Opinion: Go vote.Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.
Opinion: Preview Of November? Democrats Trounce Republicans In Convention RatingsThe early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans... and the NFL.
Reality Check: What's True, What's Misleading In Obama-Critical AdA new political ad running on WCCO-TV is highly critical of President Barack Obama and the new federal health care law, but the ad’s claims that are questionable.
Bachmann’s Memoir Critical Of Both Bush And Obama Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann will release a memoir on Monday recounting her journey from state senator to presidential candidate.
Bob Schieffer On Ronald Reagan's ShootingCBS News legend Bob Schieffer joins Chad to talk about the 30th anniversary of the shooting of President Ronald Reagan. We've got the story from Schieffer and CBS.
25 Years Later: Remembering ChallengerToday's the 25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster. We've got links to President Reagan's speech and a pair of news reports from that day.
New Power In Minn. House With Presidential Role ModelMinnesota's new House Speaker Kurt Zellers has a degree in political science and spent much of his adult life working in politics, including a stint as communications director for former Republican U.S. Senator Rod Grams.
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