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Good Question: How Is ‘Natural Born Citizen’ Defined?

Ted Cruz announced Monday he’s running for President of the United States. The U.S. Senator from Texas was born in Calgary and moved to the U.S. with his family when he was four years old.

03/24/2015

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Supreme Court: Police Don’t Need Warrant For Garbage Search

The Minnesota Supreme Court says a person shouldn’t expect the contents of a garbage container to remain private once it’s put outside, so police don’t need a warrant to search the trash. Wednesday’s ruling comes in the case of a Hutchinson man who argued he had a greater right to privacy under the Minnesota Constitution than he does under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which guards against unlawful searches.

03/11/2015

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Man Sues Wisconsin Police Over Facebook Arrest

A man who was arrested after he posted Facebook comments calling a southern Wisconsin police department racist has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the agency violated his constitutional rights.

11/25/2014

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Good Question: Will Politicians Feel Pain From The Sequester?

With just days until automatic budget cuts will start slashing 13 percent from federal defense budgets and 9 percent from the rest of the federal government, many viewers are asking if politicians will feel the pain.

02/25/2013

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Wis. Atheist Group Sues Over Religious Electioneering

A federal lawsuit filed by a Wisconsin-based group representing atheists and agnostics argues that the Internal Revenue Service is violating the U.S. Constitution by allowing tax-exempt churches and religious organizations to get involved in political campaigns.

11/15/2012

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Dayton Vetoes Abortion Facility License Fees

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill to require clinics that perform abortions to pay license fees and undergo special inspections. Dayton vetoed the bill Thursday.

04/26/2012

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Student Confrontation At UMD Captured On Video

The video was posted by Youth for Western Civilization, a group with chapters on nine college campuses that opposes multi-culturalism and affirmative action.

09/29/2011

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Good To Know: Don Responds To O’Donnell Comments

Last night’s Good to Know received a lot of negative responses. It was about a Senate debate in Delaware between Tea Party candidate Christine O’Donnell and Chris Coons, a Democrat. O’Donnell indicated in her remarks that the separation of church and state didn’t appear in the Constitution. Don Shelby has a follow up for the critics.

WCCO-TV–10/21/2010