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Reality Check: Tim Pawlenty's Attack Ad Against Jeff JohnsonFormer Governor Tim Pawlenty is airing a tough TV ad attacking fellow Republican Jeff Johnson. But how much of it is true?
Baldwin Bill Would Let All Wisconsin Watch PackersCounties in northwestern Wisconsin are relegated to watching Minnesota Viking games whenever they play at the same time as the Packers.
St. Paul City Council Candidate Released From Jail, No Charges FiledThe St. Paul City Council candidate arrested on suspicion of posting a topless photo of his estranged wife on his campaign website was released from jail Wednesday morning without any charges filed against him.
States: Workaround Succeeding After Cut In Health SubsidiesA workaround by states to counter Trump administration cuts to Affordable Care Act subsidies has largely succeeded in protecting consumers from higher costs, California and 17 other states said.
Several Minnesota Republicans Remain Silent As Both Sides Rip Trump's Summit RemarksMinnesota political leaders are mirroring the divide at the national level, with some, but not all, Republicans criticizing the president, even after he walked back his statements on Tuesday.
Trump Says He Misspoke During Helsinki SummitHe said he accepts the American intelligence community's conclusion that Russia interfered in the election.
Rep. Paulsen Calls Trump's Summit With Putin 'Embarrassing'Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen is distancing himself from President Donald Trump following his meeting in Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which the congressman called “dangerous” and “embarrassing.”
St. Paul Council Candidate Arrested For Possible Revenge PornDavid Martinez was arrested early Monday for felony non-consensual dissemination of private sexual images.
Mayor Frey: City Council Shouldn't Have Power Over MPDMinneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says the city council should not have more control over the Minneapolis Police Department.