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.
Talking Points: Gov. Walz To Propose Higher Gas Tax In Upcoming Budget ProposalGov. Tim Walz is scheduled to unveil his budget on Tuesday, and is expected to call for an increase in the gas tax.
Talking Points: Dean Phillips Cosponsors Bill Meant To Prevent Future ShutdownsWe are just a few weeks removed from the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, and another one could happen Friday.
Rep. Jim Hagedorn: 'Democrats Have To Move Toward President' On Border SecurityThe president set a deadline of Feb. 15 for a deal to be reached for funding for his border wall.
Talking Points: Rep. Ilhan Omar On What Makes Us Minnesotans"What makes us Minnesotans is about our warm and welcoming hearts."
'Treating Everybody Equally': Sheriff-Elect David Hutchinson Discusses Plans For Hennepin Co.When he takes over, Hutchinson is promising to handle undocumented people and relationships with federal immigration authorities differently.
Dean Phillips Ready To Take Over 3rd DistrictDean Phillips will represent Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District, which encompasses the western suburbs of Minneapolis.