Talking Points: Rep. Ryan Winkler Discusses The Push To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In MinnesotaThe legalization push has a powerful new advocate who will be introducing the bill when the next legislative sessional gets underway in February.
Talking Points: Law Professor David Schultz Discusses Impeachment Process And What Lies AheadThe threat of impeachment may be looming over the President but he has reason to feel optimistic about the final outcome because not a single Republican member of Congress has broken from him.
Sen. Klobuchar Looking For Another Breakout Performance In Next DebateAs the impeachment inquiry moves forward, so does the Democratic race to choose a presidential candidate.
'Bias-Motivated Crime Is Spiking': AG Ellison Lobbies To End Hate CrimesIn these tumultuous times, one issue continues to be the source of division for many Americans: race.
Talking Points: Dr. Ruth Lynfield On The Dangers, Uncertainties Of VapingThe Minnesota Department of Health is continuing to investigate the vaping-related death of a Minnesotan.
Talking Points: Sen. Tina Smith Talks Health Care, 2020 ElectionFrom presidential candidates like Sen. Bernie Sanders, to local politicians, the Minnesota State Fair is the place to make the political scene.
Talking Points: Gay Couples Face Adoption And Fostering HurdlesAmong those celebrating at the Twin Cities Pride Festival and parade today were many families with gay moms and dads-- and their children. But the road to becoming a parent for gay couples remains difficult, even for those trying to adopt or take in foster kids.
Talking Points: State Leaders Look Ahead To 2020 ElectionWith Minnesota being the only divided legislature in the country, both parties are looking ahead to the next election.
Talking Points: Director Of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology Discusses Measles OutbreakThe prestigious medical journal "The Lancet" lists Hennepin County as one of the U.S. counties most likely to get the next outbreak of the measles.
Talking Points: Speaker Melissa Hortman Discusses Legislature DeadlinesThe legislature is trying to do things differently this year. They're hoping to get all their work finished before the end of the session, which is in just two weeks.
Talking Points: Rep. Dean Phillips On Impeaching President TrumpRep. Dean Phillips joined Esme Murphy on WCCO Sunday Morning to discuss the Mueller Report and calls for impeachment.
Trump Seeks To Be First GOP Presidential Candidate To Win MN Since 1972President Donald Trump will be in the Twin Cities Monday. He ended up losing Minnesota by just 50,000 votes in 2016.
Talking Points: Legislature Works Across Aisle On Opioid LegislationOn Monday, a historic vote is expected in the Minnesota Senate on an opioid stewardship bill.
Talking Points: Rep. Angie Craig On Lowering Health Care PremiumsMinnesota freshman Congresswoman Angie Craig recently introduced a bill aimed at lowering premiums, especially those purchased on the individual market and through MNsure. Congresswoman Craig was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning.
Talking Points: Sen. Scott Jensen On Legalizing Recreational MarijuanaCould Minnesota become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana? There are proposals that would do just that at the Minnesota State Capitol.