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Clinton camp bracing for personal attack by Trump at the next debate

Hillary Clinton spoke Friday during a campaign stop in Coral Springs, Fla. She led in a poll of likely voters in the state after Monday’s debate.

Trump's debate prep sessions included discussions about using the attack as a response if Hillary Clinton discussed the Republican nominee's treatment of women over the years

Bernie Sanders to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Minnesota

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. acknowledge the audience at a campaign stop at the University Of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will visit Minnesota next week to campaign for Democratic nominee.

Missouri woman accuses fellow Legislature candidate of rape

Cora Faith Walker

A woman running for a seat in the Missouri Legislature has accused a fellow Democratic candidate of raping her.

Twitter, 'lies' and videotape: Trump shames beauty queen

Plunging deeper into campaign controversy, Donald Trump publicly shamed a former beauty queen on Friday for her "disgusting" sexual past and then — in one of presidential history's more bizarre moments — encouraged Americans to watch a "sex tape" he said would support his case.

Clinton in a landslide _ in endorsements: Do they matter?

"A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity."

Effort to recognize World War II spies hung up in Congress

Spies don't work for fame or acclaim. But after 75 years, the men and women who served behind the enemy lines in Nazi Germany and the Pacific theater during World War II wouldn't mind some recognition.

Floods' pain still felt 1 year later in rural South Carolina

A world away from South Carolina's booming coastal resorts, hundreds of homes remain unrepaired in the county hardest hit by last year's floods. Now they're getting one last push of help.


Bernie Sanders to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Minnesota
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will visit Minnesota next week to campaign for Democratic nominee.

Reps. Kline, McCollum, Ellison vote against veto override on 9/11 bill
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Reps. Kline, McCollum, Ellison vote against veto override on 9/11 bill


Minn. home care workers demand action on staff shortages, wages

Two years after a contentious battle to form a union, they are starting contract negotiations.


Gov. Dayton expected to attend fundraiser for vandalized Shakopee daycare

Police say they have "a strong lead" in their investigation of burglary, theft and damage at Al Huda Child Daycare Center.


New rule restores Minnesotans' right to sue nursing homes, attorney general says

A federal rule bans mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts.


Lawmakers ask Wells Fargo CEO: 'Why shouldn't you be in jail?'

Wells Fargo has turned into a "school for scoundrels," Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., told CEO John Stumpf as he faced a House committee Thursday.


Holton comes to Minnesota to campaign for Clinton, Kaine

The wife of the Democratic vice-presidential candidate focused on young voters in her St. Paul appearance.


Trump wanted less-attractive women fired, employees said in court records

It showed the extent to which he prized women's looks over skills.


Clinton walks a fine line with women about her husband's indiscretions

Hillary Clinton has wrestled with allegations surrounding her husband’s infidelities for much of their 40-year marriage, including a sexual harassment lawsuit, a grand jury investigation…


Once reliable bellwether Ohio is losing its electoral stature

Ohio, which has not kept up with demographic changes, is suddenly fading in importance this year.


Supreme Court to hear cases on trademarks, deportations, students with disabilities

Decision could also resolve Washington Redskins case.


Silicon Valley nerds band together to raise money for Clinton

A group of self-described nerds from Silicon Valley has banded together for one goal: Elect Hillary Clinton. Nerdz4Hillary, a fundraising campaign spearheaded by venture capitalist…