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February 6, 2018
House members leave after voting at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 22, 2018. The House gave final approval to a measure that would fund the federal government for another three weeks, ending a three-day old shutdown. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
House passes another spending patch as top party leaders finalize two-year budget deal
February 6, 2018 - 7:50pm
February 5, 2018
DFL, GOP leaders agree: Participate
February 5, 2018 - 9:55pm
Nick Leonard
Fellow Democrat Nick Leonard to challenge Tina Smith for Senate seat
February 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
February 4, 2018
Precinct caucuses start the sorting of candidates to become Minnesota governor
February 4, 2018 - 8:15am
February 1, 2018
Trump administration tears down regulations to speed drilling on public land
February 1, 2018 - 4:39pm
January 31, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

District 16 Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, told constituents Monday at a Granite Falls town hall meeting that more money will be needed up front before a Montevideo veterans home project may move forward.
Push for Monte vets home faces new funding challenge
January 31, 2018 - 10:41pm
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., second left, sits for a photograph with members of Congress while wearing black in support of the #MeToo movement at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. President Donald Trump plans to promote the Republican tax overhaul he signed into law in his first State of the Union speech on Tuesday night.   Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
At the State of the Union, fashion puts women on mute
January 31, 2018 - 10:21am
January 28, 2018
Lori Swanson, Minnesota Attorney General
Swanson not running for Minnesota governor, will seek re-election as attorney general
January 28, 2018 - 5:34pm
January 26, 2018
Burns Strider, the senior adviser for faith based operations with Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, in Dunn, N.C., April 30, 2008. Strider was accused of repeatedly sexually harassing a young subordinate and was kept on the campaign at Clinton’s request, according to four people familiar with what took place. (Jeremy M. Lange/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Hillary Clinton's faith outreach adviser accused of sexual harassment
January 26, 2018 - 4:31pm
January 25, 2018
Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia investigation, leaves the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Mueller told President Donald Trump’s lawyers in December that he will likely seek to interview the president, setting off discussions among his lawyers about the perils of such a move, two people familiar with the discussion said on Monday. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump moved to fire Mueller in June, bringing White House counsel to the brink of leaving
January 25, 2018 - 8:46pm
January 24, 2018
US sanctions North Korean ships suspected of smuggling goods
January 24, 2018 - 12:56pm
Vehicles travel on Interstate 395 (I-305) next to a building construction site in Washington, D.C., on July 29, 2015.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Koch network asks Trump not to raise gas tax for roads
January 24, 2018 - 11:52am
January 23, 2018
Lawmaker says speaker tied to anti-Muslim groups shouldn’t hold talk at Capitol
January 23, 2018 - 9:56pm
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., is set to become the first senator to give birth while in office.   Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Tammy Duckworth set to become first U.S. Senator to give birth while in office
January 23, 2018 - 5:03pm
January 22, 2018
People crowd the rotunda of the State Capitol in St. Paul during a Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life rally on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, the 45th anniversary of the Jan. 22, 1973 Roe V. Wade decision from the U.S. Supreme Court regarding abortion. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
January 22, 2018 - 9:32pm