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Biden says if he'd run for president he could have won

Former Vice President Joe Biden says that if he had run for president in 2016 he could have won.

GOP struggles to govern despite a monopoly in Washington

Oklahoma councilwoman: Rename street honoring ex-KKK member

A city councilwoman is asking homeowners in an Oklahoma college town to rename a street honoring a prominent former university professor and Ku Klux Klan member.

The Latest: Trump aide says president to court Democrats

The Latest on Republican plans to overhaul the health care system (all times local):

EPA chief: Trump to undo Obama plan to curb global warming

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says President Donald Trump in the coming days will sign a new executive order that unravels his predecessor's sweeping plan to curb global warming.

Judge says Pulse lawsuit may be tossed out of federal court

A judge says a lawsuit brought by victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre against the gunman's employer and wife may be tossed out of federal court.

Evers, Holtz square off for state superintendent job

Two-term Wisconsin state Superintendent Tony Evers and longtime public school administrator Lowell Holtz face each other in the April 4 election. Evers and Holtz offer contrasting views on what the priorities of public education in Wisconsin should be over the next four years, but the race has largely focused on Holtz's checkered employment history and alleged bribe he denies extending to a former candidate in the race.


Where Minnesota's delegation stands on GOP health care bill
Hot Dish Politics

As the House prepares to vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act, here's what Minnesota's federal representatives have been saying about the bill.

Sens. Franken, Klobuchar question Neil Gorsuch on big business
Hot Dish Politics

Minnesota senators sharply questioned federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch during Wednesday's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, grilling him on whether he'd be protect the interests of ordinary people over corporations.


Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts.


Opponents: Arkansas exposure bill targets transgender people

An Arkansas lawmaker wants to expand the state's indecent exposure in a move that opponents say could criminalize transgender people's use of bathrooms.


Carrier deal touted by Trump unusual for Indiana

The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis is unusual for the state of Indiana as it offers $7 million of incentives to a company still planning to cut about a third of its some 1,600 jobs.


Berkeley killing renews debate over gender pronouns

Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he stabbed to death a popular elementary-school teacher.


Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court

Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by a Florida city.


Light rail debate continues to divide

The Southwest Light Rail Transit project would add a third leg to the Twin Cities' still-young train system, and link the populous and affluent southern and western suburbs to the jobs, education and entertainment of the city center.


Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant's cooling tower that soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized lighthouse brings with it some give-and-take.


New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that "ObamaCare will explode."


Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.


2018 politics creep into legislative session

Expect a lot of conflict in the coming weeks. Lots of dueling news conferences, and letters back and forth.