Why Do Presidential Campaigns Often Skip Out On Paying Cities For Rally Bills?Many presidential candidates, including President Donald Trump, won't pay the substantial bills local governments incur for their rallies.
Is President Trump Responsible For More Than 54,000 Minnesota Jobs?The Trump campaign says one reason the president is visiting Minnesota is to highlight his work on a booming United States economy, and the more than 50,000 jobs created in the state.
Reality Check: New GOP Ads Target Minnesota Rep. Angie CraigMinnesota Democrat Angie Craig went to Congress in 2018 by flipping the district President Donald Trump won in 2016 from red to blue. Now, a new GOP ad claims Craig "broke her promise" by focusing on investigating the president instead of issues like prescription drugs and infrastructure.
Reality Check: Could Impeachment Actually Help Trump's Approval Ratings?Only two U.S. Presidents have actually been impeached: Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. Neither one of them was removed from office.
DHS: About 35K Minnesotans To Lose Food Stamps Under New Trump Administration RulesThousands of Minnesotans could be kicked off food stamps under new Trump administration rules.
'You're Fired': Turnover In The Trump AdministrationPresident Donald Trump has now had more national security advisors than any first term president ever, adding to the already-high White House turnover.
Reality Check: Minnesota And The Climate Change CrisisReleased last year, the National Climate Assessment predicted the kind of historic devastation we're seeing now -- and included dire warnings about the Midwest and Minnesota.
Reality Check: Minnesota State Fair’s Top 10 Bestselling FoodsOne of the main reasons people flock the Minnesota State Fair is to eat -- and many vendors bring in big bucks feeding us.
Hated By Trump, Embraced By Omar: What Is The BDS Movement?Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar is the face of the controversial BDS movement: Boycott, Divest, and Sanction. It seeks to pressure Israel to end its occupation of the Palestinian West Bank.
2 Years After Sunday Liquor Sale Bill Passes, Tax Revenue Still LacklusterMinnesota now has two years of Sunday liquor sales under its belt, and the numbers are in.
Reality Check: 'Red Flag' Gun LawsThroughout 2019 at the Minnesota Capitol, hundreds of gun safety demonstrators swarmed the legislature demanding a series of gun control measures, including "red flag" laws allowing police to temporarily disarm people in crisis who may be mentally ill and dangerous to themselves or others.
Reality Check: Minnesota Politicians Who Vote With TrumpPresident Donald Trump this week vowed he will win Minnesota in the 2020 election.
Reality Check: The Truth About Immigrants In MinnesotaThe president's racist tweets have sharply focused the debate on who is legally in the United States and in Minnesota.
Minnesota Lawmakers Enjoyed $1 Million In Per Diem Payments In 2019 SessionMinnesota state lawmakers last week got their second pay raise in two years -- but it did not stop them from taking more than a million dollars in under-the-radar daily expense payments during the 2019 legislative session.
Reality Check: Outside Groups Spent Record Money To Influence 2018 Minn. ElectionsOutside groups spent a record amount of money to influence Minnesota state political campaigns last year.