President Barack Obama’s speech Wednesday was open to the public, but there was a limited number of tickets available.
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.
Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.
The early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans… and the NFL.
A 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.
Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann will release a memoir on Monday recounting her journey from state senator to presidential candidate.
CBS 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.
Today’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.
Minnesota’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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