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DFLers stages House floor sit-in, want stronger gun laws

A Democratic lawmaker is holding a 24-hour sit-in on the Minnesota House floor to protest the lack of action on gun legislation this year.

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Top GOPer proposes major change for sexual harassment cases

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A powerful House Republican is proposing a drastic change to state law that would make it easier to prosecute sexual harassment.

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Rukavina not seeking re-election

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A familiar name in Minnesota politics will not seek re-election.  St. Louis County Commissioner Tom Rukavina will retire at the end of his term, according to his assistant.  

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North Korea sets stage for talks, halts nuclear - ICBM tests

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Here's the latest on North Korea saying it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.

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Team Shuster coach to judge annual hotdish competition

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Phill Drobnick, coach of Minnesota's very own gold medal winning curling team, known as Team Shuster, will be headed to Washington D.C. next week.

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DFL candidate Leah Phifer drops out of 8th Congressional District race Video included

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8th Congressional District candidate Leah Phifer has decided to not move her candidacy forward into the DFL primary election.

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Flags ordered at half staff to honor Barbara Bush

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 The flags will fly at half-staff until sunset on the day of burial.

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Sign-up for $100 child rebate to open May 15

Gov. Scott Walker says families will be able to sign up for a $100 per-child tax rebate starting on May 15.

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After endorsement failure, and primary looming, what lies ahead in the race for the 8th Video included

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 Adding confusion, the leading candidate on all 10 ballots says she might not run in the impending August primary. 

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Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

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HOUSTON (AP) -- A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment. 

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Candidates to continue campaign to be DFL nominee for 8th Dist. Congressional seat Video included

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Several DFL candidates for Minnesota's 8th District Congressional Seat spoke out Sunday saying they would continue campaigns following no endorsement at the 8th District DFL Convention Saturday.

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DFL Convention ends in no endorsement for 8th congressional district Video included

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The DFL will not be endorsing a candidate for the 8th Congressional race ahead of the primaries. After more than 12 hours and 10 votes the DFL was deadlocked. The delegates needed to come up with a 60 percent majority to determine an endorsement and even when they narrowed the field to 

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President Trump: U.S. strikes on Syria

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Trump: U.S. strikes on Syria.

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Democratic side of the 8th District race to gain some clarity this weekend Video included

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It's been a tight race in years past, and this year it once again looks to be another photo finish.  

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Duluth political analyst weighs in on Speaker Ryan's decision Video included

After 20 years in Congress, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan says this term will be his last.  As of Wednesday morning, Speaker Ryan joins a growing list of Republican representatives not seeking re-election. 

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Gov. Walker signs bill inspired by March 22 shooting

Governor Scott Walker has signed a bill into law that was inspired by the March 22 shooting.

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  • Former Christie allies: Bridge realignment didn't break law

    Former Christie allies: Bridge realignment didn't break law

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:33:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J. Attorneys for Kelly and Baroni are scheduled to argue in court, Tues...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J. Attorneys for Kelly and Baroni are scheduled to argue in court, Tues...
    Two former allies of former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are going to try and convince a federal appeals court their convictions in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should be reversed.
    Two former allies of former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are going to try and convince a federal appeals court their convictions in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should be reversed.
  • House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:28:49 GMT
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.
  • Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

    Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:22:53 GMT
    (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...(CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...
    A researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong.
    A researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong.
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