US House Passes 'George Floyd Justice In Policing Act' (CBS News)The U.S. House has passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Wednesday evening, although the vote was initially scheduled for Thursday.
Leader Of Wisconsin Senate Dems Says Voters Who Oppose Raising Taxes 'Aren't Smart'The leader of Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate said Wednesday that county voters who reject raising local sales taxes “aren't smart," a comment she stood by during the panel discussion but later called a “poor choice of words."
Neera Tanden Removes Herself From Consideration As Budget Chief (CBS News)Neera Tanden, President Biden's choice to lead the powerful Office of Budget and Management, has removed herself from consideration as the nominee, the White House said Tuesday. Tanden sent a letter to Mr. Biden explaining her decision.
Wisconsin Bills Seek To Ban Transgender AthletesThe Wisconsin proposal faces an almost certain veto from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers should it pass the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Pat Kessler: 'Will We Ever Shake Hands Again?'As we approach a year of life in quarantine, special correspondent and former WCCO senior political reporter Pat Kessler reflects on his last handshake before the pandemic.
With Predicted State Budget Surplus, Businesses Plea For PPP Loan Tax ForgivenessThousands of Minnesota businesses that received PPP loans will soon owe the state money if the state legislature doesn’t act to match, or “conform,” to federal law.
Klobuchar: 'We Need To Increase The Minimum Wage'Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says lawmakers will have to take on federal minimum wage another time after a failed attempt to raise it in Washington D.C.
Rep. John Thompson's New Bill Seeks To End Racial Injustice In MinnesotaA Minnesota lawmaker highlighted a bill Sunday at the State Capitol that he hopes will stop systemic racism.
Dozens Rally At Minnesota Capitol In Support Of Myanmar ProtestersDozens of people gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol Sunday to raise awareness about an issue halfway across the world.
Mayor Frey Hears Community's Concerns Leading Up To The Derek Chauvin TrialMayor Jacob Frey met with leaders at the Urban League Twin Cities in Minneapolis Saturday morning.
Fabian Valdez Charged In Baseball Bat Attack Outside Burnsville RestaurantAn Eagan man is accused of assaulting a man and a woman with a baseball bat last month outside of a Burnsville restaurant.
'I'm Not Mad At Derek Chauvin': George Floyd's Uncle Speaks Ahead Of TrialWhen George Floyd died, it was a loss felt around the world: shock, sadness and anger. But few felt it deeper than Selwyn Jones.
Hornets Hand Wolves Ninth-Straight Loss In 135-102 WinTerry Rozier scored 31 points and Gordon Hayward added 23 as the Charlotte Hornets headed into the All-Star break with a 135-102 win over the skidding Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
'Fun And Memories': Hastings Man Spent Decades Perfecting Luge In His YardSometimes you win. Sometimes you “luge.” But in the city of Hastings, winning is luging. Especially when 78-year-old Paul Swanstrom gets involved.
'I Still Can't Believe People Think This Is Fake': 8 Months On, Minnesota Man Still Recovering From COVID BoutA Minnesota man who nearly lost his life to COVID-19 has spent eight long months fighting back.
An Immune System Boost Can Help Your Body Fight COVIDInfectious disease experts say if you're getting vaccinated, it can't hurt to boost your immune system beforehand.