Ellison petitions to keep divorce file sealed, arguing for chance to redact 'sensitive' information

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Rep. Keith Ellison at a press conference in August 2018.
The file is expected to be made public Wednesday.

Minneapolis police union endorses Jeff Johnson for Minnesota governor

The Minneapolis Police union endorsed Jeff Johnson for governor at a news conference with Johnson and union president Bob Kroll. Behind Jeff Johnson a
Union previously backed Democrat Mark Dayton.
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A Trump stalwart softens her tone in pivotal US House race

First-term Republican U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney was an early supporter of Donald Trump who has drawn comparisons to the president by brashly claiming some people who commit mass murders are Democrats and promoting a petition to lock up Hillary Clinton.
As the polls were about to open for the day at the Brian Coyle Center an election worker who wished to not be identified walked to place a flag outsid
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the opening of the adult entertainment fair "Venus,"

Trump attacks porn actress Stormy Daniels as 'Horseface'

President Donald Trump is insulting the physical appearance of porn actress Stormy Daniels, calling her "Horseface" in a tweet about a recent legal ruling.
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FILE: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks at the 2018 Nevada State Democratic Convention in Reno, Nev., on June 23, 2018.

Trump lashes out at Warren over DNA test, calls her 'phony!'

President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday over DNA test results she released that indicate she has some Native American heritage, saying she is "getting slammed" over what he claimed is "a scam and a lie" despite Warren's proof.
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Claims of voter suppression and 'illegals' in Georgia

The final stretch of the hotly contested Georgia governor's race is being consumed by a bitter political battle over access to the polls.
Looking toward general, Walz, Johnson each have $1 million to spend
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The first look at finances after a surprising primary race for governor shows that DFL'er Tim Walz has outraised Republican Jeff Johnson by a healthy margin, but then again, Johnson had been far behind Tim Pawlenty in fundraising before the primary, too.
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Susan Collins alma mater will not rescind degree

The alma mater of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins says it has no plans to rescind an honorary degree it awarded the Maine Republican despite requests from alumni and faculty.
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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), who is seeking re-election Rutland, N.D., Oct. 7, 2018.

Heitkamp apologizes for ad misidentifying victims of abuse

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized Tuesday for misidentifying victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and rape who were listed in a recent North Dakota newspaper ad aimed at her opponent.
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Ex-Kentucky senator who lost to Mitch McConnell in 1984 dies

Walter "Dee" Huddleston, a former two-term U.S. senator from Kentucky who lost his re-election bid to Republican Mitch McConnell in 1984, has died. He was 92.
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Justice watchdog: FBI official accepted reporter's tickets

A senior FBI official accepted two tickets to a sports event from a television reporter who regularly covered the bureau, the Justice Department's inspector general said Tuesday.
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Lee won't use 'biblical' victim witness standard if governor

A pastor who's an adviser to Tennessee GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee says the Bible requires victims of sexual misconduct and other offenses to have at least two or three witnesses.
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2020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states

Before he cut the $100,000 checks, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti brought the Democratic Party chairmen from Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada backstage to meet late night television host Jimmy Kimmel and superstar hip-hop producer DJ Khaled.

Florida Supreme Court: Next governor will pick new justices

Florida's next governor and not incumbent Gov. Rick Scott will get to pick three new justices to the state Supreme Court, the court ruled Monday in a decision with major implications in this year's gubernatorial campaign.

Could rebuilding ruin 'mom-and-pop' Florida beach town?

Hurricane Michael swamped Dena Frost's mobile home and obliterated the shop where she sold pottery beside the main highway running through Mexico Beach. Most of her neighbors saw similar destruction.

Embattled mayor facing federal charges says he's innocent

An embattled Massachusetts mayor charged with defrauding investors in a company he formed before his election is digging in his heels, saying he is "100 percent innocent."

Democrats take fundraising lead in Minnesota midterms

Minnesota Democrats are outraising their Republican opponents in competitive races for the U.S. House and Senate.

Doggy bag: Beagle intercepts roast pig at Atlanta airport

A passenger traveling from Ecuador was relieved of leftovers when an intrepid beagle found a roasted pig's head in baggage at the world's busiest airport.

Sheriff: Man shot off-duty officer, tried to ram deputies

Authorities in North Carolina say a man shot an off-duty police officer and then was shot by responding deputies and troopers when he tried to ram them with his car.

Atlanta City Council votes to settle ex-fire chief's lawsuit

Atlanta's City Council has voted to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the city's former fire chief who was dismissed after he wrote a book that included anti-gay passages.

US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs

Which came first, the chicken or the trade war?

Ex-UK prime minister: Brexit issue 'had to be gripped'

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says it was right for the United Kingdom to hold the referendum that resulted in his nation voting to leave the European Union.

Doing it his way: Warren emulates Trump as she taunts him

She took the DNA test President Donald Trump urged, and he mocked her for it. Now Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking a page from Trump's playbook, hitting back in personal terms and calling him "creepy" on Twitter.