Robert Mueller, the special counsel, speaks about the Russia investigation at the Justice Department in Washington, May 29, 2019. On Wednesday, Muelle

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Democrats are pretty sure America didn't read the Mueller report. On Wednesday, they're hoping the nation will be glued to the TV version.

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U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn at a recent town hall meeting at Owatonna Middle School. Six months into a two-year term, Hagedorn has shown no inclination to
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Republican legislator continues battle with Rep. Ilhan Omar

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Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, is submitting a formal request for an investigation of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to the U.S. House Ethics Committee.
Rep. Steve Drazkowski of Mazeppa launched a website focused on Rep. Ilhan Omar and also submitted a formal request for an investigation to the U.S. House Ethics Committee.
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Robert Mueller, the special counsel, speaks about the Russia investigation at the Justice Department in Washington on Wednesday morning, May 29, 2019.

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Democrats want incriminating, hidden-till-now details about Donald Trump and Russia. Republicans want Robert Mueller to concede it was all a waste of time and money, if not an outright hoax.
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In a suburban first, four metro cities to adopt local sales tax

They got Legislature's and voters' OK for a half-cent or less extra.
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It took seven months, but President Donald Trump on Tuesday finally got a Senate-confirmed secretary of defense to succeed Jim Mattis.
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Lawmaker, conservative group seek ethics probes of Rep. Omar

A Minnesota state legislator and a conservative group announced Tuesday that they are seeking ethics investigations into U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar for a range of alleged offenses.
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Immigration roundup that targeted 2,100 nets 35 arrests

An immigration enforcement operation that President Donald Trump said was part of an effort to deport "millions" of people from the United States resulted in 35 arrests, officials said Tuesday.
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GOP businessman files to run against Rep. Dean Phillips in suburban House district

Republican Kendall Qualls is a former Army captain who has spent the past three decades working in health care and medical technology industries.
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Analysis: Budget deal is epitaph for bid to control spending

Eight years ago, Washington's power players reluctantly sealed a pact to curtail federal spending and the debt. Now, with help from President Donald Trump, they are writing its epitaph.
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Governor: Telescope protests about treatment of Hawaiians

The governor of Hawaii acknowledged Tuesday that an ongoing protest about a telescope planned atop the state's highest mountain is also about addressing the treatment of Native Hawaiians going back more than a century.
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MMA great Anderson Silva becomes US citizen

Mixed martial arts great Anderson "Spider" Silva of Brazil became a U.S. citizen along with thousands of others in a mass naturalization ceremony Tuesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Trump threatens Guatemala after its court blocks asylum deal

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country's high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States.
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Man with knife shot, wounded outside LA federal courthouse

Authorities say a man with a knife has been shot and wounded outside a federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles.
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House opposes Israel boycott in bipartisan vote

The House overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday opposing an international effort to boycott Israel, a rare bipartisan vote as Democrats try to tamp down increasingly heated political rhetoric over differences with the longtime U.S. ally.
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Bill giving Venezuelans protected status fails in US House

A bill that seeks to protect thousands of Venezuelans currently living in the United States from deportation by granting them Temporary Protected Status failed Tuesday in the House of Representatives.
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No charges in Georgia lawmaker grocery store dispute

No charges will be filed in the dispute between a black Georgia lawmaker and a white man she accused of verbally assaulting her for having too many items in an express checkout line at a grocery store, police said Tuesday.
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Pot legalization bills introduced in Congress

Bills that would legalize and tax marijuana at the national level, and provide opportunities for people convicted of federal pot crimes to clear their records, were introduced Tuesday in Congress.
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Gun group wants judge to block ammunition background checks

A California affiliate of the National Rifle Association has asked a U.S. judge to block a new law requiring background checks for anyone buying ammunition.
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Pakistan PM says he'll work with US on Afghanistan accord

After years of tension between Washington and Islamabad, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan insisted Tuesday the two are now on the same page and said he will do his best to persuade the Taliban to open negotiations with the Afghan government to resolve the war.
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The Latest: Flash flood warning for areas below wildfire

The Latest on a wildfire in northern Arizona (all times local):
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GOP, Dems offer compromise to reduce drug costs for seniors

Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs serving seniors and low-income people.
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Diplomats' brain scans show differences, add to Cuba mystery

Advanced brain scans found perplexing differences in U.S. diplomats who say they developed concussion-like symptoms after working in Cuba, a finding that only heightens the mystery of what may have happened to them, a new study says.