What To Expect From Opening Statements In The Derek Chauvin TrialMonday, the trial of Derek Chauvin will begin with jury instructions, opening statements and testimony.
Jury Selection In Derek Chauvin Trial Continues Monday With Judge Seeking Additional AlternateJury selection will continue Monday in the Derek Chauvin trial with the judge saying he wants to pick two more jurors.
Criminal Defense Attorney Joe Tamburino On What $27M Settlement Means For Derek Chauvin's TrialLegal experts say the reported involvement of Hennepin County Chief Judge Toddrick Barnette could complicate matters.
Progressives Want Police Accountability Measures In Chauvin Trial Security Funding BillThe Legislature has yet to pass the governor's SAFE Act, which provides $35 million for mutual aid for security during the trial.
Talking Points: Debate Over Chauvin Trial Security Funding ContinuesThe debate over paying for security at the trial continues, with outstate Minnesota representatives saying they don't want any part of the bill.
Talking Points: The Looming Budget BattleThe Minnesota legislative session is already framing up as a battle over proposed spending cuts by Republicans and proposed tax increases by Gov. Tim Walz. While partisan politics will impact the outcome, so will factors that are now impossible to predict.
Talking Points: How Will Democrats Pass A $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package?Biden is calling for a dramatic expansion of the child tax credit. The plan calls for direct payment of $300 per month per child for children under six, and $250 a month per child per month for kids ages 6 to 17. In total, that is $3,600 a year for young kids, $3,000 a year for older kids.
Talking Points: What's The Point Of A Senate Trial For Trump?The U.S. Senate will soon be under Democratic control, and by all accounts, there will be a trial of former President Donald Trump at some point.
Talking Points: Rep. Emmer Calls For Moving Forward, Not Removing Trump From OfficeAs Democrats move forward with impeachment, only a few Republicans are speaking out saying that President Donald Trump should be removed from office before the inauguration.
Talking Points: What Will Happen To Minnesota's Absentee Ballots That Come In After Election Day?Last week's ruling by the 8th District Circuit Court means that absentee ballots must be returned by 3 p.m. on election day, or voters can vote in person until 8 p.m. when the polls close.
Talking Points: Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon Weighs In On Absentee VotingNearly 1.2 million Minnesotans have already cast their ballots - that is about 1/3 of the expected number that will be cast.