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April 18, 2018
Leah Phifer
Leading candidate at DFL convention drops out of run in primary for 8th District congressman
19 hours 6 min ago
The Minnesota state Capitol. Don Davis / Forum News Service
With new details out, the battle over taxes heats up at the Minnesota Legislature
21 hours 57 min ago
Stephanie Clifford, the porn star better known as Stormy Daniels, leaves a federal courthouse after a hearing involving Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, in New York, April 16, 2018. Cohen appeared in court as prosecutors and Cohen’s lawyer continue to argue over the fruits — and future — of the extraordinary raids that federal agents conducted last week on Cohen’s office, home and hotel room. (Jeenah Moon/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump calls Stormy Daniels' story of 2011 threat 'a total con job'
22 hours 39 min ago
Governor Mark Dayton
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal
22 hours 40 min ago
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, pictured here in a file photo from 2017, sued three Minnesota counties for using outside auditing services. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Supreme Court allows counties to pick financial auditors
22 hours 48 min ago
U.S. Reps. Tim Walz, left, and Collin Peterson of Minnesota talk Aug. 3, 2017, at Farmfest. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, they spoke against a Republican-written farm bill that they said could cut people off food stamps. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Partisan split threatens federal farm bill
23 hours 58 min ago
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum delivers his budget guidelines for the 2019-21 biennium Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
With reduced reserves, Burgum calls for cuts in state agency budgets
April 18, 2018 - 4:22pm
rom left, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his wife Akie, President Donald Trump and his wife Melania walk before dinner in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 17, 2018.  Photo by Kentaro Aoyama-The Yomiuri Shimbun
Trump says initial high-level meeting between US and North Korea 'went very well'
April 18, 2018 - 12:34pm
Former Republican Party Chairman Keith Downey, shown here at the Minnesota State Fair in 2016, has dropped out the race for governor. (Forum News Service file photo)
Candidate Downey out after Pawlenty raises $1 million
April 18, 2018 - 11:48am
President Donald Trump speaks during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., April 18, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
South Korea says it will lay the groundwork for Trump to talk to North Korea's Kim about nuclear weapons
April 18, 2018 - 8:02am
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 11, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago.
Paul Ryan moves to shore up his staying power a week after announcing his retirement
April 18, 2018 - 7:58am
April 17, 2018
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
April 17, 2018 - 11:07pm
1040 Individual Income Tax forms for the 2017 tax year. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
IRS to delay tax deadline by one day after agency's Tax Day technology collapses
April 17, 2018 - 8:54pm
Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, leaves after his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington, April 12, 2018. Senators on Thursday implored Pompeo, the CIA director, to stabilize the Trump administration’s erratic diplomacy by standing up to Russia and other adversaries and reinstalling American influence among allies. (Lawrence Jackson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
CIA Director Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend
April 17, 2018 - 8:44pm
Barbara Bush, center, at a rally for her son, Jeb Bush, in Miami, June 15, 2015. Bush, the widely admired wife of one president and the fiercely loyal mother of another, died on April 17, 2018. She was 92. Stephen Crowley / The New York Times / Copyright 2018
Barbara Bush, matriarch of American political dynasty, dies at 92
April 17, 2018 - 7:29pm
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