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Hillary Clinton's 'Between Two Ferns' episode viewed 30M times in 24 hours

Hillary Clinton appears on "Between Two Ferns."

"I really regret doing this," Hillary Clinton says in a recent episode of "Between Two Ferns." It has proven to be one of the most popular installments of the Funny or Die comedy video website yet.

Both parties hope to boost turnout as early voting begins in Minn.

Voters headed from a DFL get-out-the-vote rally to an early-voting center in downtown Minneapolis on Friday, the first day of absentee voting in Minnesota.

Voting began Friday in Minnesota, one of the earliest states in the nation.

Funeral begins for unarmed man shot by Tulsa police officer

Hundreds of mourners have packed a church for a funeral honoring an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer.

Senate Minority Leader David Hann faces challenging battle

His DFL challenger, Steve Cwodzinski, is a political newcomer but is well-known in Eden Prairie, where he was a popular high school teacher for more than three decades.

Cruz to vote for Trump, whom he once called 'utterly amoral'

Ted Cruz announced Friday he will vote for Donald Trump, a dramatic about-face that may help unite a deeply divided Republican Party months after the fiery Texas conservative called Trump a "pathological liar" and "utterly amoral."

Ted Cruz calls his decision to back Trump 'agonizing'

Ted Cruz appears uncomfortable defending the man he says he'll vote for in November, Donald Trump.

Plenty of opportunities to join others to watch the big debate


Both parties hope to boost turnout as early voting begins in Minn.
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Voting began Friday in Minnesota, one of the earliest states in the nation.

Sen. Franken joins Sen. Rand Paul in pushing to halt Saudi arms sales
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Sen. Franken joins Sen. Rand Paul in pushing to halt Saudi arms sales


Obamas officially open new black history museum

The first national museum devoted exclusively to the history and culture of African-Americans is now open.


The battle for the U.S. Senate

The ability of the next president to fulfill campaign promises could depend on which party has control of Congress.


A look at the battle for the U.S. House

The ability of the next president to fulfill campaign promises could depend on which party has control of Congress.


Signs can go wild during election season

If you were waiting to put up 50-foot billboards in your yard proclaiming the imminent arrival of extraterrestrials, your moment has arrived. Election season means…


Staffing shortage blamed for three-month backlog of Minnesota auto titles

The Department of Public Safety's Driver and Vehicle Services Division says it is offering voluntary overtime to employees and hiring temporary help.


How to vote early

To request an absentee ballot or find your early polling location, go to mnvotes.org. Or call 651-215-1440 in the metro area or 1-877-600-VOTE (8683)…


With debate prep, Clinton and Trump are worlds apart

Their debate Monday is expected to be one of the most widely watched presidential debates since Carter vs. Reagan in 1980.


Speaker Ryan, your views on Donald Trump? Next question, please

– The House speaker, Paul Ryan, has expressed no particular opinion on the stop-and-frisk police tactics advocated this week by Donald Trump. He…


Gov. Dayton again says special legislative session before election unlikely

Transportation funding was still the sticking point in the most recent talks.


President Obama's choice words for Trump on race issues

President Obama took direct aim at GOP nominee Donald Trump’s assertion that conditions for black Americans now are worse than they have been at any…