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GOP gains bring fresh hope as abortion foes rally in St. Paul

Marchers listened to speakers at the Minnesota State Capitol. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) held a march in front of the Minnesota State Capitol on Sunday.

March for Life participants optimistic about new restrictions.

Dayton's State of the State will set stage for 2017 session

Gov. Mark Dayton is preparing to lay out his vision for 2017 and beyond.

Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.

The Latest: Trump meets with business leaders at White House

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

Alec Baldwin's Trump wasn't on 'SNL,' but mock-Putin was

Maybe Alec Baldwin was busy. Maybe "Saturday Night Live" figured viewers had seen plenty of President Donald Trump for real this inauguration weekend.

Charity collects Metro cards after inauguration, protests

After hundreds of thousands of people visited for the inauguration of President Donald Trump and the Women's March on Washington, a charity is collecting SmarTrip cards visitors no longer need.

Police responding to burglary kill homeowner, not intruder

The ex-wife of a Pittsburgh homeowner fatally shot by police responding to a burglary call says officers "shot the wrong guy."


'Protect Life' sign in Minnesota Senate Building office window stirs controversy
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A DFL state Senator has asked that a sign hung in the window of a Republican colleague be taken down because it might violate a zoning ordinance.

If Ellison wins DNC post, state Sen. Dibble will run for Congress after all
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If U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison vacates his congressional seat for top DNC job, state Sen. Scott Dibble will run, reversing a previous decision to stay out of the race to replace him.


High court won't hear 'Sister Wives' appeal over bigamy law

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy.


Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to the moment

Aide Kellyanne Conway on Sunday said President Trump will not release his tax returns now that he's taken office, breaking a promise he made during the campaign.


Rubio faces moment of truth on secretary of state vote

All eyes are on Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida as a Senate committee is poised to vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state.


Lawsuit: Trump businesses violate Constitution

A legal watchdog group will file a lawsuit Monday alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments.


Dayton's State of the State will set stage for 2017 session

Gov. Mark Dayton is preparing to lay out his vision for 2017 and beyond.


Fate of Polish WWII museum unclear amid battle over history

The Museum of the Second World War, an ambitious new museum under creation for nine years in Poland, has opened its doors for a day to historians, museums and reporters.


After mass turnout, can protests turn into lasting political impact?

Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the women's march on Washington.


The Latest: Cardin opposes Tillerson for sec'y of state

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Maryland's Cardin won't support Tillerson for sec'y of state

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he can't support President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state.


Trump begins first week in office with outreach

President Donald Trump is set to meet with congressional leaders from both parties to discuss his agenda, as he enters his first official week in the White House and works to begin delivering on his ambitious campaign promises.