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Worried aides have new debate strategy for Trump: Practice, practice, practice

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes the stage in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Wednesday. Aides said he will attend the next debate on Oct. 9.

Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation

On Wednesday, the Senate acted decisively to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation.

In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, voting overwhelmingly to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts for its alleged backing of the attackers.

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Clinton visits Iowa as early voting gets underway

Hillary Clinton is kicking off early voting in Iowa on Thursday with a major effort to boost support in the battleground state.

Ex-concert promoter faces prison in $200 million fraud

A former South Florida concert promoter who staged tours for major acts such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John and Aerosmith is facing prison for what prosecutors say was a $200 million fraud scheme.

Officer involved in deadly confrontation was sex-suit target

One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.

Man shot by police was distraught over best friend's death

The unarmed black man shot by police in a San Diego suburb had a history of run-ins with authorities and was distraught over the recent death of his best friend.


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

Conservative-leaning think tank ranks Minnesota 46th in business tax competitiveness
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The Washington, D.C.-based think tank published a ranking of states' business tax competitiveness.


Minnesota Lottery players spent record $593M on games, won a record $366M

The $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, hit in January, contributed to the hefty totals for the fiscal year ended in June.


Minnesota Supreme Court dismisses voting rights case from conservative group

The ruling said the broad challenge should first be heard in district court.


Senators want to know if EpiPen maker violated law

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, they question how Mylan classified device in order to lower rebates.


Democrats wary of post-debate overconfidence

Last week, Democrats could hardly hide their neurosis about tightening poll numbers and the pressure on Hillary Clinton to regain her footing in the first…


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

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


How Trump's feud with Rosie O'Donnell started

Hillary Clinton’s accusation during Monday night’s debate that Donald Trump had once mocked a teenage Latina beauty queen as “Miss Piggy” and “Miss Housekeeping” unexpectedly…


Arizona Republic has endorsed a Republican every year for 126 years. Until now.

"When the president of the United States speaks, the world expects substance. Not a blistering tweet," it said.


Obama on debate: Trump 'doesn't do his homework'

– President Obama on Wednesday mocked Donald Trump’s debate performance against Hillary Clinton, saying the appearance exposed him as a person who “appears…


Conservative-leaning think tank ranks Minnesota 46th in business tax competitiveness

The Washington, D.C.-based think tank published a ranking of states' business tax competitiveness.


In Iowa, strong feelings about debate's victory

– Iowans in the capital of this battleground state watched the first presidential debate with the intensity of fans at a Super…