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Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.

Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation

Republicans and Democrats sparred Sunday over whether Hillary Clinton crossed ethical lines during her tenure as secretary of state by talking with people outside the government who had contributed to her family's philanthropy foundation.

Trump plans major ad buy after weeks of being out-spent

Donald Trump high-fived supporters in the crowd as he arrived at a campaign rally in Fredericksburg, Va., on Saturday.

Donald Trump's campaign is planning its biggest ad buy to date — upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week.

Christian groups have renewed focus on fighting racism

Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide

There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown.

Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide

There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown.

Clinton invokes father's memory to hit Trump on business

Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump's checkered business past: her dad.


GOP, Trump campaign try to quell Minnesota ballot panic
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Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.

Outside political group alleges campaign-finance violations by two DFLers
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The Minnesota Jobs Coalition, a Republican allied political group, has alleged violations of campaign-finance law by a DFL House candidate and a former DFL state legislator.


GOP state House candidate to suspend campaign against Ilhan Omar

Abdimalik Askar said he needs to attend to family issues. His name will remain on the ballot.


Emmer embraces Trump as other Republicans are being cautious

The first-term Minnesota congressman is among the few to openly support Trump, highlighting the anxiety many in Congress are feeling.


Riley Horan, 20, hopes to leave mark on politics even if he loses Minnesota legislative race

Riley Horan, who reaches legal drinking age on Oct. 7 and will be on the ballot as a legislative candidate in St. Paul on Nov.…


Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump prepare for Sept. 26 debate

Behind the scenes, Clinton and Trump are preparing for the first of three showdowns, set for Sept. 26.


Donald Trump's doctor explains the letter he wrote in 5 minutes

Donald Trump’s doctor finally spoke out in an interview that aired Friday night. But his comments aren’t likely to end questions about the letter he…


Libertarians fight for a spot on the debate stage

Gary Johnson must meet 15-percent poll threshold.


U.S. is getting ready to make truck, bus drivers slow down

For newly made U.S. vehicles that weigh more than 26,000 pounds, regulators are considering a cap of 60, 65 or 68 mph, though that could change.


New Brighton elections called off after judge rules city acted improperly

Judge says city improperly switched to even-year elections, wrongly rejected a challenge.


In canoe on Mississippi, interior secretary marks 100 years of Park Service

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell paddled a canoe Friday off St. Paul to highlight the Twin Cities' urban park, lauded as a national treasure.


Minnesota State Fair serves up big dose of politics in key year

It serves as the unofficial kickoff of the political season, with booths and exhibits intended to get voters thinking more seriously about the November elections.