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September 6, 2017
Trump strikes populist tone in speech for tax cuts
September 6, 2017 - 9:49pm
Supporter of President Donald Trump argue with protestors outside the Andeavor Refinery in Mandan, where Trump spoke on Friday. Blake Gumprecht / Forum News Service
Trump supporters outnumber protesters near where president was speaking
September 6, 2017 - 9:17pm
Rick Stafford, chair of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party from 1993 to 1995. (Courtesy Minnesota DFL)
Former state DFL Chair Rick Stafford, a lifelong party activist, dies at 65
September 6, 2017 - 4:03pm
U.S. President Donald Trump departs the White House on his way to North Dakota on September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Siding with Democrats, President Trump agrees to 3-month debt-limit rise
September 6, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 5, 2017
Jerry Springer in London on July 7, 2009  (Andrew Testa/The New York Times)
Reliable Source: Jerry Springer is considering running for Ohio governor
September 5, 2017 - 11:56am
September 2, 2017
President Donald Trump descends from Air Force One alongside first lady Melania Trump, at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston, Sept. 2, 2017. Trump will meet with state officials, lawmakers and other individuals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
President Trump arrives in Houston to meet with Hurricane Harvey survivors
September 2, 2017 - 12:07pm
Michael Ruiz uses a pressure washer to clear muck off his driveway at the end of a long day of removing sheet rock and flooring from his flooded home in Houston, Sept. 1, 2017. As Southeast Texas residents returned by the thousands to flood-damaged homes, others remained in the grip of the crisis on Friday, still cut off and living without running water. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)
White House requests $7.85 billion for emergency Harvey aid, asks Congress to raise debt ceiling
September 2, 2017 - 9:34am
September 1, 2017
The U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Eric Thayer/The New York Times)
White House retreats from government shutdown threat
September 1, 2017 - 12:52pm
August 31, 2017
File photo fo Sarah Palin campaigning on behalf of Donald Trump in Ames, Iowa, Jan. 19, 2016. The author of a New York Times editorial had to testify under oath in a defamation lawsuit filed by the former vice-presidential candidate, a federal judge ruled on Aug. 10, 2017. (Eric Thayer/The New York Times)
Wemple: The New York Times still owes Sarah Palin an apology
August 31, 2017 - 9:28am
August 25, 2017
The sun rises over Valley of The Gods inside Bears Ears National Monument, near Blanding, Utah, Aug. 23, 2017. Parts of the sprawling region of red-rock canyons, towering mesas and ancient Native American sites in southeastern Utah could lose their strict federal protection as a national monument, under a recommendation that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to issue on Aug. 24. (Alex Goodlett/The New York Times)
U.S. agency to recommend scaling back some national monuments
August 25, 2017 - 2:51pm
August 24, 2017
"This is our first time here; we did our ride on the gondola and she ate a 18-inch corn dog," said Aaron Scherer, center, from St. Cloud, who carries his daughter, Wednesday, 5, on his neck as they thread their way through the crowds on Thursday, August 24, at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. Wednesday is carrying a back scratcher. Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
Here is where you are most likely to bump into a politician at the Minnesota State Fair
August 24, 2017 - 7:46pm
U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he steps out from Air Force One in Reno, Nevada. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Trump criticizes fellow Republicans over debt ceiling 'mess'
August 24, 2017 - 12:55pm
Great River Energy's Coal Creek Station on August 19, 2015, in Underwood, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)
Coal push may be disaster insurance the grid doesn't need
August 24, 2017 - 12:43pm
August 22, 2017
White Earth Band of Chippewa attorney Joe Plummer speaks with a reporter at the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, Aug. 22, in Fergus Falls, Minn. Mike McFeely / Forum News Service
McFeely: Casino opponents get a victory, for now
August 22, 2017 - 9:15pm
Lorin Ditzler, 33, says concerns about insurance coverage could play a role as she and her husband decide whether to have a second child. (Courtesy Lorin Ditzler)
Women's voices often missing from the health care debate
August 22, 2017 - 12:41pm