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DFL Gov. Mark Dayton, House GOP spar over health insurance, transportation

Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt in August. The governor and House GOP leaders reignited old feuds Wednesday over transportation spending and the state’s troubled health insurance exchange.

The final days of the campaign season brings letters, news conferences and fresh accusations.

Why Trump could lose red Utah: Mormon America has found another candidate

Supporters Alexa Herrera, 12, left, and her mother Jeanette Herrera, center, pose for a photo with Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin, right, following a rally Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in Draper, Utah.

Independent candidate Evan McMullin, a former CIA officer turned policy wonk who also is a Mormon, is cutting into the "lesser of two evils" vote.

Father who lost Muslim son in Iraq berates Trump from mosque

Khizr Khan, a Muslim-American whose son was killed in Iraq, held back tears Wednesday as he again took on Donald Trump, saying the Republican presidential nominee is peddling hate and no less than the "future of the earth" is at stake in the Nov. 8 election.

Rubio, Murphy hit hard during Florida Senate debate

Sen. Marco Rubio and his re-election opponent, Congressman Patrick Murphy, went hard at each other during their final scheduled debate, accusing each other of being ineffectual and accomplishing little in Washington.

Thomas criticizes broken confirmation process for high court

Justice Clarence Thomas said Wednesday that the Supreme Court confirmation process is an example of how the nation's capital is "broken in some ways."

Obama speaks with Turkey's president about ISIL fight

As tensions escalate over Turkey's military role in northern Iraq, the White House says President Barack Obama has spoken with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Committee will seek candidates for two federal district court vacancies

Minnesota's federal bench, one of the nation's busiest, faces two vacancies.

Battle for control of Minn. House turns into tiff over driving records
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The two sides are battling district by district in a race to secure the 68 seats needed for majority.

Vice President Joe Biden to go to Duluth on Friday
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VP Joe Biden to visit Duluth Friday

Health law tax penalty? I'll take it, millions say

They would rather pay the IRS than hefty premiums with big deductibles.

Clinton e-mails reveal fear, frustration in her inner circle

The revelation of Clinton's private e-mail setup roiled her campaign team in the weeks before its official April 2015 kickoff.

Pepe the Frog's creator wants to reclaim him from the alt-right

Matt Furie teamed with the Anti-Defamation League to launch a #SavePepe campaign.

Minnesota Poll: Voters split on Trump's 'rigged' election claims

Statewide, 47 percent of those polled think Trump was wrong to question the legitimacy of the U.S. election system, and the divide is widened by geography.

Battle for control of Minn. House turns into tiff over driving records

The two sides are battling district by district in a race to secure the 68 seats needed for majority.

Minnesota Somali groups join to speak with one voice at Capitol

Eight nonprofits plan to ask state legislators for about $11 million for community initiatives.

Legal fights over voting rights continue to rage

– While Donald Trump repeatedly claims that the election is “rigged” against him, voting rights groups are increasingly battling something more concrete…

Complete Minnesota Poll results: Election legitimacy, candidate trustworthiness

Minnesotans are almost evenly split on whether Donald Trump is right to raise doubts about the legitimacy of the election, and they see Hillary Clinton as slightly more trustworthy.

Minnesota first in the nation to launch Young Women's Initiative

It's a first-of-its-kind partnership between the state and a nonprofit, the Women's Foundation of Minnesota.

Clinton readies postelection push on highways, corporate taxes

Infrastructure plan would be high on her agenda.