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'It Feels Like Things Are Completely Off The Rails': In Iowa, Sen. Klobuchar Sounds Off Against Trump"They are in the middle of a slaughter in Syria, trying to now negotiate themselves out of a problem that was entirely of their making."
Progress Made Towards Emergency Insulin LegislationFinger-pointing from both sides over a stalled emergency insulin bill produced a minor breakthrough Friday at the state capitol.
Walz To Meet Privately With Lawmakers On Insulin LegislationThe meeting is set for Friday at the Capitol.
Governor Walz Presses Lawmakers For Insulin CompromiseAt a morning news conference at the state capitol, Governor Tim Walz explained, "the deal has not come together. The uncertainty has gone on too long and insulin is not optional."
'Not Your Mascot' Rally Planned At The Commons To Speak Out Against Washington NFL Team's Name"Five years ago, we gathered outside TCF Bank Stadium to encourage the retirement of the Washington NFL team name," Mille Lacs Band Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin said. "Since then, nothing has changed."
Wisconsin Gov. Evers Creates Climate Change Task ForceThe task force includes Republican and Democratic members of the Legislature and representatives of a broad cross section of the state's agriculture, energy, business, health, education and environmental interests.
St. Paul Votes To Raise Tobacco Buying Age To 21St. Paul has become the latest Minnesota city to raise the tobacco buying age to 21.
After Dem Debate, Amy Klobuchar Raises $1.1M For Presidential CampaignSen. Amy Klobuchar says she raised $1.1 million for her 2020 presidential campaign in the 24 hours following this week's Democratic debate.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar Logs 3rd Highest Total Speaking Time At Tuesday's DebateThe Democrats were unified on most issues, beginning with impeaching President Donald Trump, but very tough on each other.

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Logs 3rd Highest Total Speaking Time At Tuesday's DebateThe Democrats were unified on most issues, beginning with impeaching President Donald Trump, but very tough on each other.
'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.