Politics
June 10

The presidential primary season is officially over. Here's what the results could mean for November

The presidential primary calendar has officially come to an end with weekend victories for Democratic President Joe Biden in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Nation
June 10

Electronic voting worries security experts. Nevada touts safeguards as it expands it to tribes

Members of the Walker River Paiute Tribe have watched the boundaries of their land recede over time along with the waters of the lake that are central to their identity, threatening the cultural symbol that gave the tribe its name — Agai Dicutta, or Trout Eaters.
Nation
June 10

Bipartisan Wisconsin Elections Commission unanimously chooses Democrat as chair for 2 years

The same Democrat who led the Wisconsin Elections Commission during the contested 2020 presidential election will be back in the helm in the swing state this year after being unanimously elected Monday by the bipartisan panel.
Nation
June 10

Georgia Republican bets on Washington ties to help his nomination for an open congressional seat

Backed by Donald Trump, Republican Brian Jack is trying to power his way to the nomination for an open Georgia congressional seat on the strength of his alignment with the former president and other national GOP figures.
Nation
June 10

Donald Trump tells a group that calls for banning all abortions to stand up for 'innocent life'

Donald Trump on Monday urged a staunchly anti-abortion Christian group to stand up for ''innocent life,'' ambiguously revisiting an issue that Democrats want to make a focus of this year's presidential election.
Nation
June 10

The Latest: Hunter Biden's gun trial has gone to the jury for deliberation

The Latest on Hunter Biden's federal gun trial (all times local):
Politics
June 10

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Maine's state primaries

Maine voters already cast their votes for president, but they're back at it on Tuesday for the state primary election. This time, voters will choose two nominees who will vie for a U.S. House seat that could be critical to determining which party wins the majority.
Nation
June 10

Georgia Republican convicted in Jan. 6 riot walks out during televised congressional primary debate

A Georgia congressional candidate convicted of a misdemeanor for illegally demonstrating inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, walked out of a televised debate with a fellow Republican on Sunday ahead of a June 18 primary runoff.
Local
June 10
A worker sweeps up silica sand around casting molds at Smith Foundry Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023 Minneapolis, Minn. For years, residents have been complain

Environmental groups say Minnesota failed to stop polluters, should hold statehouse hearings on enforcement

From industrial plants to farm country pollution, the MPCA, DNR, MDH and MDA have lapsed in environmental enforcement, a coalition of environmental groups claims.
Nation
June 10

Liberal Judge Susan Crawford enters race for Wisconsin Supreme Court with majority at stake

A liberal judge who previously represented Planned Parenthood in a case related to abortion access entered the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday, with majority control of the battleground state's highest court on the line.
Nation
June 10

National bail fund exits Georgia over new law that expands cash bail and limits groups that help

The Bail Project, a national nonprofit that aids thousands of low-income people who are behind bars, announced Monday that it has closed its Atlanta branch due to a new Georgia law that expands cash bail and restricts organizations that post inmates' bonds as they await trial.
Business
June 10
FILE - President Joe Biden speaks on April 12, 2024, in Washington.

Biden's team asks CEOs how to further boost the economy while Trump says business is on his side

On the campaign trail, President Joe Biden likes to take a hard thwack at corporate America.
Election
June 10
Who's running for office in Minnesota in 2024

Who's running for office in Minnesota in 2024

More than 1,500 Minnesotans have filed to run for everything from U.S. senator to town supervisor.
Politics
June 10
Headshots of President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.

Minnesota Poll: Biden holds narrow lead over Trump, but GOP voters are more enthusiastic

Biden leads Trump 45%-41% in Minnesota, according to a new Star Tribune/MPR News/KARE 11 poll.
Election
June 10
Minnesota Poll results: Presidential race and top issues

Minnesota Poll results: Presidential race and top issues

Full results for each question, methodology and a demographic breakdown of the respondents for the latest Star Tribune/MPR News/KARE 11 Minnesota Poll.
World
June 10

Complex coalition talks loom in Belgium after Flemish nationalist parties win federal election

Flemish nationalist parties dominated general elections in Belgium on Sunday as Prime minister Alexander De Croo's liberal party took a hit, with difficult coalition talks to form a new government now looming.
Nation
June 9

Lewiston survivors consider looming election as gun control comes to forefront after mass shooting

Ben Dyer hasn't decided how he'll vote in one of the nation's most closely watched congressional elections this year, but he knows guns will be on his mind when he casts his ballot. And he's pretty sure he won't be the only one.
Politics
June 9

Trump backs Sam Brown in US Senate race, widening momentum gap in crowded Nevada GOP field

Former president Donald Trump endorsed Retired Army Capt. Sam Brown in the Nevada U.S. Senate race on Sunday, choosing a candidate widely seen as the front-runner over a crowded primary field of candidates who have angled to align themselves with the former president.
Politics
June 9

Trump complains about his teleprompters at a scorching Las Vegas rally

Former President Donald Trump rallied voters in the scorching heat of Las Vegas, at points telling his supporters to ask for help if needed and appearing irritable with the teleprompters that he said were not working.
Nation
June 9

Republican challenger to Tester leans into his outsider status in Montana US Senate debate

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tim Sheehy embraced his status as an outsider who came to Montana to start a business as he sought on Sunday to fend off concerns over wealthy newcomers driving up property taxes during the first debate in a contest that could tip the balance of power in the Senate.

Minnesota Politics

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