Both sides spending heavily for control of MN state government

Both sides spending heavily for control of MN state government

Without a statewide race for governor or U.S. Senate this November, the attention and money of the state's wealthiest interests are focused on the Capitol.

As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate

September 27
As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate
A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks.

Franken, Klobuchar to vote to override Obama veto on terrorism lawsuits

September 27
Franken, Klobuchar to vote to override Obama veto on terrorism lawsuits
Klobuchar, Franken plan to join veto override on Saudi bill.
Politics
12:34pm

Minnesota's top court dismisses voting rights case from conservative group

The Minnesota Supreme Court said the broad challenge should first be heard in district court.
Nation
12:28pm

Obama on debate: Trump 'doesn't do his homework'

WASHINGTON – President Obama on Wednesday mocked Donald Trump's debate performance against Hillary Clinton, saying the appearance exposed him as a person who "appears…
Nation
10:20am

Arizona Republic has endorsed a Republican every year for 126 years. Until now.

"When the president of the United States speaks, the world expects substance. Not a blistering tweet," it said.
Business
10:01am

Senators want to know if EpiPen maker violated law

In a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, they question how Mylan classified device in order to lower rebates.
Politics
September 27

In Iowa, strong feelings about debate's victory

DES MOINES – Iowans in the capital of this battleground state watched the first presidential debate with the intensity of fans at a Super…
National
September 27

Across the globe, mixed verdicts on presidential debate

CAIRO – Asked what he thought of the U.S. presidential debate as he walked to work through the streets of Cairo’s Zamalek neighborhood, Raffik…
Politics
September 27

Trump sniffles at debate, and the internet plays doctor

When President Obama sparred with Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential debates, hundreds of thousands of memes were spawned from the mentions of “binders full…
Politics
September 27

Does Trump not pay taxes? He made it sound that way

We still don’t know what Donald Trump’s tax returns show, because he still hasn’t released them. So it wasn’t unexpected that Hillary Clinton floated multiple…
Politics
September 27

How Trump fumbled with rambling 'birther' answer

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – The moment when Donald Trump’s fortunes turned sharply south in the first presidential debate began like any other moment in his…
Politics
September 27

Who won the debate? Commentators weigh in

In the first showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presidential candidates exchanged blows on trade and foreign policy, called each other racist and…
Politics
September 27
Donald Trump flashes a thumbs up after the presidential debate with Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

Trump goes on attack, defends remarks about pageant winner

Just hours after his first presidential debate with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump lashed out at the debate moderator, complained about his microphone and threatened to make Bill Clinton's marital infidelity a campaign issue.
National
September 27

US probing possible worker abuse by Wells Fargo

The U.S. Labor Department is investigating possible abuses of employees by Wells Fargo in connection with the bank's alleged efforts to open millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals.
Politics
September 27

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, target of Trump attacks, has her say

She said her former boss "behaved like a tyrant," contributed to her eating disorder and did not pay her what she was due.
Politics
September 27
Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton shake hands during the presidential debate Monday night.

The key takeaways from the presidential debate

Some debates seem to transform the fundamentals of a political campaign. The first clash between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was not one of those…
Politics
September 27

Trump: 'They gave me a defective mic' at debate

By Jose A. DelReal Washington Post
Politics
September 27

By the numbers: Where Trump dominated debate: Interrupting

The first presidential debate on Monday drew all the hype of a Super Bowl or Academy Awards ceremony — and perhaps an audience to match. It may take days or weeks to measure the impact of the first confrontation between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but a few hard numbers already tell the story of their clash. Here is a boxscore:
Politics
September 27

Online dictionary sees spike during debate for 'braggadocio,' 'temperament'

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed at their first debate on Monday over which one has the “stamina” and “temperament” to be president, more…
Politics
September 27
Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton shake hands during the presidential debate Monday night.

Will debate shift race? It might not mean as much as you think

It might have been the most watched political debate in history, and the emerging consensus is that Hillary Clinton prevailed over Donald Trump. But the record of post-debate polling suggests that a victory might not matter.
Politics
September 27

Trump's 5 biggest missed opportunities at debate

Donald Trump’s suggestion Tuesday morning that he may “hit” Hillary Clinton harder during the next presidential debate came amid intense criticism, much of it from…
Politics
September 27

The real Donald Trump showed up at debate and GOP must live with it

Analysis: What became evident is that Trump has a genuine substantive interest in few policies and once he's said his piece, he is ready to move on.

Poll: If Hillary becomes president, what title will Bill have?

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