On the stump, U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen steps around Donald Trump

On the stump, U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen steps around Donald Trump

In district known for ticket-splitting, Minnesota Republican has distanced himself from the Republican presidential nominee.

After recent hacks, U.S. debates how best to respond

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After recent hacks, U.S. debates how best to respond
No one is sure how best to react, including how much suspicion is enough to prompt retaliation.

Water quality a top issue at FarmFest 2016

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Third parties vie for those unhappy voters

Last Monday, Sen. Bernie Sanders urged his supporters to vote for Hillary Clinton in a prime-time speech from the Democratic National Convention stage in Philadelphia.…
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Clinton and Trump campaign strategies are as different as night and day

Trump will tweet and hold big rallies; Clinton has a more traditional approach
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Father of fallen soldier offers emotional rebuke of Trump

Khizr Khan lost his son, Capt. Humayun Khan of the Army, to the war in Iraq more than a decade ago. On Thursday night, he…
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July 30
Computer systems used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton were hacked in an attack that appears to have come from Russia’s intelligence services, a federal law enforcement official said.

Russia tied to hack of program used by Clinton's campaign

Computer systems used by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign were hacked in an attack that appears to have come from Russia's intelligence services, a federal law enforcement official said.
Business
July 29

Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has two years to write the rules, pre-empting a GMO Vermont law that kicked in earlier this month.
Politics
July 29
Gov. Mark Dayton of Minnesota speaks during the final day of the Democ...

Gov. Mark Dayton looks back on 40 years of Democratic National Conventions

From 1976 to 2016, the DFL governor's political career has gone through highs and lows.
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Coverage of the convention July 18-21 in Cleveland.
State + Local
July 29
Vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., walked on stage Wednesday night at Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Twitter explodes with dad jokes for VP nominee Tim Kaine

The main response to vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine at the Democratic National Convention last night? He is everyone's dad.
National
July 29

Push for $15 minimum in Minneapolis hits a snag

A push to give workers in Minneapolis one of the highest minimum wages in the country has run into a major obstacle.
Politics
July 29

Chelsea Clinton: Mom driven by compassion, heart

Chelsea Clinton praised Hillary Clinton's contributions to social causes throughout her life, calling Hillary her role model, saying "That's who my mom is - she's a listener and a doer. She's a woman driven by compassion, by faith."
Politics
July 29

Clinton: With no ceilings, 'the sky's the limit'

To thundering cheers of delegates at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton noted that she's made history by becoming the first woman of a major U.S. political party to be nominated for president, saying "the sky is the limit."
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July 28
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves as her daughter...

Chelsea Clinton steps up to new role

PHILADELPHIA – Chelsea Clinton had a singular role to play on the final night of the Democratic National Convention here, serving as the very…
Politics
July 28

Minnesota DFL's Sanders, Clinton camps join in opposition to Trump

PHILADELPHIA – Passionate divisions among Minnesota DFLers who watched Hillary Clinton triumphantly claim the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday started to give way to a…
World
July 28

Trump says Putin is better leader than Obama

Donald Trump called President Vladimir Putin of Russia “a better leader” than President Obama, offering the praise in an interview with “Fox and Friends” on…
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Coverage of the convention July 25-28 in Philadelphia.
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July 28
Gov. Mark Dayton of Minnesota speaks during the final day of the Democ...

Dayton: Clinton 'dedicated her life to serving the needs of others'

Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the crowd at the DNC
Politics
July 28

Fitch lifts Minnesota to top credit rating

Rating increase reflects state's economy, budget reserves, financial health
Politics
July 28

Klobuchar to get second speaking turn at DNC

Klobuchar will talk about bringing orphans to their adoptive families in Minnesota after Haiti earthquake
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July 28
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is greeted by Sen....

At the convention, Klobuchar and Franken are both in demand

Everyone wants a piece of Minnesota's senators in Philadelphia.
Politics
July 28

On convention's last day, Sanders rallies DFL delegates

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to Minnesota DFLers on the last day of the Democratic National Convention.
Politics
July 28

Morning Hot Dish: Can Clinton hit the high bar tonight?

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July 28

Broadway stars plead for love at Democratic convention

Audra McDonald was among the stage's biggest names to sing for Hillary. Too bad CNN didn't fully appreciate the moment.

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