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Plymouth, Twin Cities suburbs are crucial to Capitol control

Making her pitch: Ginny Klevorn, a DFL challenger, knocked on doors in Plymouth neighborhood, here with Tom Lucas.

The stakes of about a dozen suburban races are significant to setting the agenda that will go forward in Minnesota in 2017.

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.

Supporters of presidential write-in candidate plan event

Supporters of independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin are hoping to catch the attention of football fans before the University of Wisconsin game Saturday against Nebraska.

Boy's family sues town over his fatal shooting by deputies

Relatives of a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed during a traffic stop last year are suing the central Louisiana town where two deputy city marshals opened fire on his father's car.

Ex-National Guard member pleads guilty to terror charge

A former National Guard soldier from Virginia has pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge after admitting that he traveled to Africa and boarded a truck to join the Islamic State group before ultimately bailing out.

Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star

Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said Thursday.

Trump seeks to boost standing in Ohio as Clinton's camp warns election will be close

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

Republican strategists worry that election's 'hot war against women' is tearing apart the party

A growing number of prominent Republican women are worried that as members of their male-dominated party step up to defend Donald Trump against accusations of…

With co-host gig with Kelly Ripa, is Megyn Kelly ready to make a move?

She is steely, stern, prepared. Her training as a lawyer helps. Her experience as a Fox News star does, too.It's why Megyn Kelly, host of…

Committee will seek candidates for two federal district court vacancies

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

Hacked e-mails detail Clinton Foundation woes

Concern over donations, power struggles detailed.

Complete Minnesota Poll results: Sexual misconduct allegations

A majority of Star Tribune Minnesota Poll respondents say Donald Trump's comments in a video about groping women makes him unfit to be president, and a majority also believe he probably has made unwanted sexual advances.

Tricky economic times await next president

Possible recession, global threats await.

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

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

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

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.

House GOP preparing for 'years' of investigations of Clinton

The GOP chairman of the House Oversight Committee says Hillary Clinton offers a "target-rich environment," raising the specter of more partisan acrimony for the next four years.

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.