Latest Politics

'Perfect Just The Way They Are': State House Member Proposes Conversion Therapy BanA newly-elected Minnesota lawmaker is pushing to ban a kind of therapy that aims to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.
Alan Page Receives Presidential Medal Of FreedomRetired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Vikings player Alan Page has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Dan Feehan Concedes To Jim Hagedorn In Minnesota's 1st DistrictThe race was one of the few in which a Republican won a House seat held by a Democrat.
Outgoing Gov. Walker Signals Support For GOP ProposalsGov. Scott Walker is leaving office just like he came in -- with a flourish.
Judge Rules Jim Acosta Can Have His White House Pass BackA federal judge ruled that CNN correspondent Jim Acosta can keep his White House hard pass, handing a victory to CNN in its lawsuit against President Trump and top White House officials. The case could be a precedent-setting case for journalistic access to the White House.
Gov. Dayton Says Back Surgery Complications Keeping Him At MayoThe 71-year-old governor said in a statement Thursday that post-surgical complications had damaged his lungs.
Rep.-Elect Omar Proposes Change To U.S. House Rule On HeadwearThe rules package is traditionally the first vote of the new Congress. It is considered a reflection of a party's priorities and influences legislation.
Gov. Dayton Still Hospitalized 1 Month After Back SurgeryIn a letter to WCCO, the Gov. Dayton says he's still at Mayo for physical therapy because he's having trouble with his leg strength and balance.
What Are Minnesota's 10 Most Expensive Public Projects?Construction could begin this winter on the new Southwest Light Rail Line, after a key federal agency gave the go-ahead for the project, ranking among the most expensive public works projects in state history.