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Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

President Donald Trump reacted after addressing a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.

In his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump issued a broad call for overhauling the nation's health care system and significantly boosting military spending Tuesday night.

Minnesota budget surplus grows to $1.65B for lawmakers

Minnesota State Capitol

The positive financial forecast will set the terms of tax, spending debates between Gov. Dayton and the GOP-led Legislature.

Minnesotans' air travel, access to federal buildings again at risk over Real ID

The deadline for coming into compliance with the federal law intended to tighten security of driver’s licenses and other forms of identification — known as Real ID — is January 2018.

The legislative gridlock stems from whether the state will issue driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants.

Officials: Calif. faces $50B price tag for flood control

California faces an estimated $50 billion price tag for roads, dams and other infrastructure threatened by floods such as the one that severely damaged Oroville Dam.

Pepsi to lay off 80 to 100 workers, citing Philadelphia tax

Pepsi says slumping sales from Philadelphia's new sweetened-beverage tax are prompting layoffs of 80 to 100 workers at three distribution plants that serve the city.

Toyota adds most fuel-efficient Prius

Rhode Island lawmakers congratulate Oscar-winner Viola Davis

Rhode Island lawmakers have passed a resolution congratulating Viola Davis for winning an Oscar.


Some DFL lawmakers write letter attacking party strategy
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A group of current and former DFL legislators say the party's campaign strategy "intentionally ignores many voters and offends others."

Rep. Keith Ellison in tight race in today's vote to lead DNC
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For DNC chair hopefuls, the race could be won by just a few votes


Car parts maker says scam got tax info for 2,400 workers

A Swiss company said Wednesday income tax information was stolen for about 2,400 workers in the United States, putting them at risk of identity theft just as many are awaiting tax refunds.


AP fact check: Trump takes credit he hasn't earned

President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his predecessor and gave a one-sided account of the costs and benefits to the economy from immigration — ignoring the upside.


Court: Police can take blood from unconscious drivers

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that law enforcement officers can take blood samples from unconscious drivers without a warrant under certain circumstances.


US construction spending drops 1 percent in January

Builders cut back on construction spending in January by the largest amount in nine months, with weakness stemming from the biggest reduction in government activity in nearly 15 years.


Former ABC News employees urge strong stand against Trump

More than 230 former ABC News correspondents, executives and producers have signed a letter urging the network's current top executive to take a firm stand against any Trump administration effort to curtail press access.


The Latest: Trump invited SEAL widow during condolence call

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Changes sought to Wisconsin bill to help terminally ill

The largest advocacy group for Wisconsin doctors remains opposed to a bill advancing through the Legislature that would expand the number of experimental drugs available to terminally ill patients, despite newly proposed changes designed to address its concerns.


Trump's speech, as viewed from either side of the divide

President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night elicited strong responses, and not a small measure of surprise. The New…


Poll: What did you think of President Trump's address?


So presidential: Baldwin working on Trump satire

Alec Baldwin has found a new way to mock Donald Trump.