Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders fire up Dems with speeches

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders fire up Dems with speeches

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders offered dueling messages highlighting the nation’s stark income inequality, a unifying theme that emerged as they and other hopefuls appeared Friday in Minneapolis for the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting.

China's newly weakened status will test U.S. policies, politics

August 28
China's newly weakened status will test U.S. policies, politics
Sanctions, military buildup ineffective against shifting threat.

Park Board attorney doubts DNR authority to rename lake

August 29
Park Board attorney doubts DNR authority to rename lake
The behind-the-scenes legal wrangling over possibly renaming Lake Calhoun took another turn Friday when a new legal opinion for Minneapolis park commissioners said a change would require legislative action.
Politics
August 29

Keeping clear of conflicts presents an age-old challenge

The issue of conflicts of interest among Minnesota’s citizen legislators is long running; lawmakers come from the ranks of lawyers, farmers, teachers, accountants and others…
August 29

U.S. trails Russia in scramble for Arctic's economic, geopolitical assets

A new rivalry over the region’s geopolitical, economic importance.
Local
August 29

Lawsuit claims state of Minnesota has underspent funds meant to serve the disabled

Services to thousands have been delayed, sometimes for years.
Business
August 28

UCare asks judge for spot in Minnesota's public health programs

Following arguments in court, a judge said he would rule by Sept. 4
August 28

Wariness greets George W. Bush's return to New Orleans

Low-key visit recalled the hurricane response that damaged his presidency.
Nation
August 28

U.S. Supreme Court can shoo protesters from its grand plaza

Appeals court ruling restricts demonstrators to sidewalk, not the plaza.
Politics
August 28

Democrats meet in Minneapolis

Democratic National Committee Summer Meeting is being held in Minneapolis beginning Thursday.
Local
August 28

Supporters line up to hear Hillary Clinton at 2015 DNC Summer Meeting

The Hillary Clinton campaign invited supporters to line up Thursday, August 27, 2015 morning at the Minneapolis Hilton to see Clinton speak Friday at the 2015 DNC Summer Meeting.
Politics
August 28

Live Blog recap of Democratic hopefuls addressing DNC meeting in Minneapolis

Democratic presidential candidates are speaking Friday to the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in Minneapolis.
Politics
August 28
Hillary Clinton campaign volunteers Jennifer McCann, Jim Livesey and Elli Klein were among supporters who lined up for tickets to attend the DNC meeting.

Hillary Clinton has work to do with Minnesota progressives

The Democratic front-runner is in town, along with presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley and others, to address a party meeting.
August 28

Clinton, O'Malley, Sanders, Chafee to address DNC summer meeting

Top Democratic presidential candidates vying for their part's nomination on Friday will give speeches at the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in Minneapolis.
Local
August 27

Minnesota DNR proposes changes for people and fish at Lake Mille Lacs

Strategy includes hatchery, predation control and new panel.
Nation
August 27

Fiorina moves to secure spot in second GOP debate

WASHINGTON – When Carly Fiorina found herself relegated to the so-called undercard stage for the first Republican primary debate this month, she seized the…
Nation
August 27

Clinton's handling of e-mail issue prompts concern

Some Democrats say she hasn’t treated the issue seriously enough.
August 27

Gov. Mark Dayton State Fair appearance marked by salty comments

Gov. Mark Dayton has a reputation for speaking his mind, at times to his own political detriment. He spoke freely again at a State Fair visit Thursday.
August 27

Gov. Mark Dayton visits Minnesota State Fair

During an MPR interview in front a live audience, Dayton reiterated his support for middle class tax cuts, a big boost in transportation funding and universal prekindergarten during next year's legislative session, all priorities he was unable to achieve in the 2015 session.
Business
August 27

Rival insurers oppose UCare's request to halt Medicaid, MinnesotaCare overhaul

Competitors warn of harm if a judge halts new state health contracts.
August 26

Officials vow to fight conditional release from Sex Offender Program

Over a chorus of objections from state authorities and medical experts, a man convicted of raping three teenage girls in the early 1990s was granted conditional release by a judicial panel last week.
West Metro
August 26

Protest seeks to block Medicare policy changes on prosthetics payments

They say proposed changes would prevent technology from getting to those in need.
August 26

HUD Secretary Castro rallies Latino voters on Lake Street in Mpls.

HUD Secretary Castro rallies Latino voters on Lake Street
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