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Chisholm city administrator fired
31 min 41 sec ago
Olympic gold medalists John Shuster and Meghan Duggan display their medals as they arrive for the State Dinner in honor of French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House on Tuesday. (Joshua Roberts / Reuters)
U.S. curling skip John Shuster attends state dinner
4 hours 51 min ago
FILE-- The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is examining allegations that Dr. Ronny Jackson, now in 2018 Trump’s nominee to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, oversaw a hostile work environment as the White House physician and allowed the overprescribing of drugs, according to congressional officials briefed on the committee’s work. They have also received claims that Jackson drank too much on the job. (Tom Brenner/The new York Times/Copyright 2018)
VA nominee faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle
6 hours 12 min ago
Minnesota state Rep. Erin Maye Quade talks to reporters after she ended a 24-hour sit-in at the front o f he House chambers Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
6 hours 14 min ago
Emmanuel Macron, France's president, gestures after speaking to a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
10 hours 26 min ago
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn.     Submitted photo
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
11 hours 32 min ago
A protester signs a giant passport outside the Supreme Court building in Washington, April 25, 2018. Justices on Wednesday grilled the government’s lawyer about President Donald Trump’s authority to impose a travel ban, which restricts entry into the United States from several predominantly Muslims nations, after the president promised during his campaign to impose a “Muslim ban.” (Lawrence Jackson/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Conservative justices voice skepticism that Trump lacks authority for immigrant ban
11 hours 33 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, speaks during a news conference after a weekly caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C., on Jan. 30, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Senate confirms 15th circuit court judge in 15 months of Trump's presidency
11 hours 52 min ago
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump wait for French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, to arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, April 24, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
As a hostess, Melania Trump finally seems at ease as first lady
12 hours 50 sec ago
Mick Mulvaney listens during a Senate Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Toya Sarno Jordan
The Daily 202: Mick Mulvaney's confession highlights the corrosive influence of money in politics
13 hours 19 min ago
Republicans win closely-watched special election in Arizona
15 hours 31 min ago
First lady Barbara Bush watches as President George H. W. Bush is congratulated by Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist after being sworn in as the 41st president of the United States, in Washington, Jan. 20, 1989.  (Jose R. Lopez/Copyright The New York Times)
'I thought I was done': George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII
18 hours 15 min ago
April 24, 2018
President Donald Trump at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Church to attend Easter Sunday service, in Palm Beach, Fla., April 1, 2018. Trump, blaming Democrats and the Mexican government for an increasingly “dangerous” flow of illegal immigrants, unleashed a series of fiery tweets on Sunday in which he vowed “NO MORE DACA DEAL” and threatened to walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
April 24, 2018 - 9:29pm
One of the founders of the Minnesota Republican Farmer Labor Caucus, Rep. Tim Miller of Prinsburg, talks in the House Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The Democratic Farmer Labor Party wants the group to change its name. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL demands GOP farm group change name, logo
April 24, 2018 - 6:10pm
Ronny Jackson, seen here in January, is meeting with lawmakers ahead of his confirmation hearing next week. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump suggests nominee for VA post drop out because of 'ugly' process
April 24, 2018 - 4:45pm