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37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.
Here's the deal with all those turkeys terrorizing the suburbs
Only 22 percent of Minnesotans think Franken should remain in office, KSTP poll finds
Black Friday better for retailers, including small stores, than Small Business Saturday
Renville man re-elected president of Minnesota Farmers Union
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck receives contract extension but no added raise
2017 Tribune All-Area Football Team
Injury woes challenge UMD hockey
Red-hot Murphy helps Gophers rout Alabama A&M to go 5-0
Michael Jordan is turning into a Vikings fan
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Jeanne M. Poage
Dorothy A. Fransen
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
October 1, 2013
Republicans float plan to fund some government agencies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the House of Representatives are floating a plan to reopen some shuttered federal agencies by passing small, individual funding bills for them, a senior House Republican aide said on Tuesday. The plan, which would ease some of the pain...
October 1, 2013 - 2:10pm
Senate votes to kill House Republicans' request for formal negotiations to end shutdown and modify Obamacare reforms
WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - As expected, the U.S.
October 1, 2013 - 9:14am
For House Republicans, confrontation is safer than compromise
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For most Republicans in the House of Representatives, the only greater peril than shutting down the federal government would have been fighting to keep it open.
October 1, 2013 - 7:26am
U.S. government shutdown starts; Congress deadlock remains
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government began a partial shutdown on Tuesday for the first time in 17 years, potentially putting up to 1 million...
October 1, 2013 - 7:10am
September 30, 2013
Wall Street declines as government shutdown nears
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to avert a federal government shutdown, but major indexes ended September with solid monthly gains.
September 30, 2013 - 4:28pm
September 29, 2013
Closed museums to be least of shutdown problems
WASHINGTON — The most iconic image from the last big shutdown of the federal government in 1995 was also its most misleading.
September 29, 2013 - 11:17pm
House Republicans defy Obama on funding bill; government shutdown nears
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives early on Sunday brought the federal government closer to a shutdown as it voted to delay...
September 29, 2013 - 10:20am
September 26, 2013
Congress turns attention to debt limit battle
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Congress, struggling to avert a government shutdown next week, was warned by the Obama administration on Wednesday that the Treasury was quickly running out of funds to pay government bills and could soon face a damaging debt default.
September 26, 2013 - 7:21am
September 19, 2013
House Republicans ignore Obama veto threat on spending bill
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday plowed ahead with a bill to gut President...
September 19, 2013 - 2:12pm
U.S. debt hike emerges as main battleground over Obamacare
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives set in motion on Wednesday a plan that ultimately could avert a federal government shutdown on October 1, turning a later battle over the debt ceiling into the main event in the conservative struggle against President...
September 19, 2013 - 7:25am
August 30, 2013
Peterson brushes off early attacks from national GOP
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who is laying groundwork to seek his 13th term in Congress, said Thursday he’s unfazed by national Republicans’ early attempts to oust him from office in 2014.
August 30, 2013 - 7:30am
August 9, 2013
Obama to sign student loan deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Students heading back to college this fall will save thousands in interest charges on their loans after they graduate once President Barack Obama signs into law a rare bipartisan compromise.
August 9, 2013 - 7:45am
July 24, 2013
Obama to try to focus public attention on economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seeking to focus public attention on the problem he was sent to the White House to solve, President Barack Obama is making...
July 24, 2013 - 8:11am
July 18, 2013
Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators are ready to offer students a better deal on their college loans this fall, but future classes could see higher interest rates.
July 18, 2013 - 6:42am
July 17, 2013
House GOP seek delay in health care provisions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans, politically emboldened by President Barack Obama's delay of a key requirement of his health care law, are taking another run at scrapping his signature domestic policy.
July 17, 2013 - 6:51am