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May 18, 2018
Harold Finn
Former Minn. state Sen. Harold 'Skip' Finn dies
May 18, 2018 - 1:54pm
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm
A letter carrier holds Amazon.com Inc. packages while preparing a vehicle for deliveries at the United States Postal Service Joseph Curseen Jr. and Thomas Morris Jr. processing and distribution center in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Trump personally pushed postmaster general to double rates on Amazon, other firms
May 18, 2018 - 1:20pm
Robert Wilkie, the acting secretary of veterans affairs, at the White House in Washington, May 17, 2018. President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he intended to nominate Wilkie to take over the sprawling Department of Veterans Affairs, a move that the president said would surprise Wilkie because he was learning about it only as it was being revealed. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump announces he will nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to become department's permanent leader
May 18, 2018 - 12:27pm
Rudolph Giuliani, former mayor of New York, speaks to members of the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York on Jan. 12, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by John Taggart
Giuliani: Trump doesn't know 'for sure' that there was an FBI informant in his campaign
May 18, 2018 - 9:29am
Trump misses NAFTA deadline as trade policy flounders
May 18, 2018 - 6:50am
May 17, 2018
Met Council releases population statistics for Twin Cities region
May 17, 2018 - 7:20pm
President Trump's nominee for CIA chief, Gina Haspel testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington, D.C., on May 9. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA chief despite scrutiny of her role in interrogation program
May 17, 2018 - 2:50pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoes a tax bill on Thursday, May 17, 2018, as he said he would if legislators did not approve $138 million in school aid. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
May 17, 2018 - 12:39pm
President Donald Trump speaks during an event on tax policy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Trump marks special counsel Mueller anniversary by claiming FBI 'spied' on his campaign
May 17, 2018 - 11:38am
President Donald Trump speaks during an event on tax policy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Special counsel Mueller investigation enters Year Two: What comes next - and how it could end
May 17, 2018 - 8:56am
Minnesota House unanimously OKs plan to tighten state’s DWI laws on snowmobiles, ATVs
May 17, 2018 - 6:44am
May 16, 2018
Davis running for Willmar City Council in Ward 2
May 16, 2018 - 4:31pm
A rally in support of net neutrality outside the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 27, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Senate approves bipartisan resolution to restore FCC net neutrality rules
May 16, 2018 - 4:20pm
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
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