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Clinton leads Trump in new Minn. Poll taking pulse of White House race

In a matchup between the two presidential front-runners, Clinton leads Trump 48 percent to 35 percent statewide in a poll of 800 Minnesota voters taken last week.

Top 5 prospects for Donald Trump's running mate

"I just don't want to think about it right now," Trump said Tuesday about his potential running mate. But everyone else is.

Congressional candidates endorsed by DFL, GOP

Michael Brodkorb

Three congressional candidates were endorsed today at political conventions held across Minnesota.

Former DFL lawmaker running to be Trump delegate to Republican National Convention

Michael Brodkorb

Former DFL legislator Steve Wenzel is running to delegate to the Republican National Convention from Minnesota as a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.


CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina

When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate.


Union workers take to the streets in May Day rallies

Trade unions and other groups were staging rallies around the world Sunday to mark International Workers Day.A look at some May Day events:TAIWANIn Taipei, Taiwan's…


Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief

President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.


Thousands plan May 1 marches in US in heated election year

Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States for immigrant and worker rights and against what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric.


Bipartisan group of legislators urges more transparency on major spending bills

A bipartisan group of state senators is pushing for more transparency and time on major spending bills in the final days of the legislative session.…


Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

Daniel Berrigan, the Roman Catholic priest and Vietnam war protester, has died. He was 94.


Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at Saturday's Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.


Obama out: President takes last shots at official Washington

Even though President Barack Obama and his wife can't wait to get out of the White House, being a lame duck can hurt a guy.


Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.


Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia

Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight?


Criminal justice leaders hail drug sentencing reform as historic compromise

If passed, the bill would be the most significant drug reform in Minnesota in 30 years.


GOP race shifts California's political fault lines

The prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in California has scrambled political fault lines among Republicans in the Golden State and made the June 7 primary difficult to predict.


Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender

She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman.


Drunken driver crashes into Alaska Governor's Mansion

A suspected drunk driver has been arrested after his truck crashed into the Governor's Mansion, damaging the historic house.