Budget Negotiations Resume As Adjournment Deadline LoomsTop legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Tim Walz have resumed discussions as the clock tocks down on the 2019 legislative session with no word on whether they're close to a deal for completing their work.
Acting DHS Chief Says U.S. Won't Send Migrants To Florida, Insists He Didn't Threaten To QuitThe Trump administration will not send immigrants who cross the southern border to Florida, a reversal that was decided over the weekend, acting Department of Homeland Security chief Kevin McAleenan told "Face the Nation" Sunday.
Trump Tweets He Is 'Pro-Life' With 'Three Exceptions' Days After Alabama Passes Restrictive Abortion Ban
Justin Amash Becomes 1st GOP Lawmaker To Call For ImpeachmentU.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say President Trump had "engaged in impeachable conduct." In a series of tweets, Amash wrote he had read the full report by special counsel Robert Mueller and had concluded there is a "threshold for impeachment."
Senate GOP Passes 'Lights On' Bill; No Budget Deal In SightThe Minnesota Senate has approved a Republican plan for preventing a state government shutdown if the Legislature's budget stalemate persists.
Minnesota Leaders May Be Getting Close To A Budget DealTop leaders say they may be getting close to a budget deal that pays for everything from schools to public safety to health care programs. Just days ago they were billions of dollars apart, and philosophically on different political planets.
AG Ellison Requests To Add Sackler Family To Purdue Pharma LawsuitThe State of Minnesota is asking for permission to add eight members of the Sackler family as individual defendants in its lawsuit against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma.
China Puts Trade Talks With US On IceTrade talks between the two nations abruptly broke off last Friday after the U.S. raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports. This week, China retaliated by imposing tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods.
AG Barr Doubles Down On Spying Claims, Questions Origins Of Russia ProbeAttorney General William Barr is not backing down from claims that he believes unauthorized spying took place on President Trump's campaign during the 2016 presidential election as the Justice Department makes moves to investigate the origins of the Russia probe.
Another Day Of Closed-Door Budget Talks End At State CapitolWith only four days left to go before they legally adjourn, lawmakers are racing against the clock with non-stop budget talks at the State Capitol.
'The Pressure Was On': Minnesota 1st In Voter Turnout For 2nd Straight ElectionMore than 3.3 million Minnesota voters cast ballots in 2018. That's a 64.3 percent turnout -- the highest in the nation for the second election in a row. "The only thing tougher than getting to No. 1 is staying No. 1," Secretary of State Steve Simon said. "We knew the pressure was on, and Minnesota really came through."
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.
Sheriff Rich Stanek 'Exploring All Options' After County Board Certifies His DefeatHennepin County officially certified its election results, upholding Dave "Hutch" Hutchinson's win over longtime incumbent sheriff Rich Stanek.
Former Gov. Ventura Meets With Future Gov. Walz For Pep TalkVentura says the newly elected Democrat called him shortly after last week's election to request a meeting.
After Statewide Drubbing, Minnesota GOP Doing Some 'Soul Searching'It was a tale of two political parties in Minnesota on Wednesday: resurgent Democrats who tightened their grip on the governor's office and two U.S. Senate seats in Tuesday's election, and wincing Republicans shut out of statewide contests for a 12th straight year and swept out of power in the Minnesota House.
Omar To Focus On Health Care In Congress, Reveals What She'd Say To TrumpOmar is the first refugee ever elected to Congress and one of the first two Muslim women.