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Clinton says Trump will 'make America hate again'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a roundtable meeting with the Republican Leadership Initiative in his offices at Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Dr. Ben Carson is seated next to Trump at center. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again."

Vin Weber linked to ex-Trump strategist's Ukrainian lobbying effort

The former Minnesota Republican faces uncertainty as to whether he will be part of any federal inquiry into the lobbying.

Prominent Florida eye doctor's health fraud trial delayed

The trial on health care fraud charges has been delayed until spring for a prominent Florida eye doctor also linked to a corruption case against New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez.

Man sentenced for firing at deputy during 2015 chase

A man has been sentenced to serve at least 18 years in prison for firing upon a deputy in North Carolina and crashing into another deputy's car in a high-speed chase last year.

Alabama House narrowly approves governor's proposed lottery

The Alabama House of Representatives narrowly approved Gov. Robert Bentley's proposed state lottery Thursday night after 10 hours of contentious debate and two vote attempts.

Burr sticks to low-key style in N. Carolina re-election bid

Republican Sen. Richard Burr drives alone, steering his white 2013 Hyundai sedan to dozens of factory tours and other North Carolina stops. If there's a TV camera or a reporter, he'll talk. If not, he'll move on.

Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area

The White House says that President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine protected area.


GOP, Trump campaign try to quell Minnesota ballot panic
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Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.

Outside political group alleges campaign-finance violations by two DFLers
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The Minnesota Jobs Coalition, a Republican allied political group, has alleged violations of campaign-finance law by a DFL House candidate and a former DFL state legislator.


Greek clergy seeks Minnesota support for Orthodox leader

Gov. Mark Dayton met with leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church last Sunday, and it wasn’t to share a slice of baklava at the Greek…


Dayton, Met Council seek to give Southwest LRT $145M boost

Money to keep project going would come from Met Council, Hennepin County, metro transit board.


EpiPen manufacturer says it will offer new discounts on the product

Mylan CEO says pricing is only "part of the problem."


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Outside political group alleges campaign-finance violations by two DFLers

The Minnesota Jobs Coalition, a Republican allied political group, has alleged violations of campaign-finance law by a DFL House candidate and a former DFL state legislator.


Liberal group plunks down $350K for ads in Duluth against Stewart Mills

Liberal group plunks $350k for ads in Duluth against Mills


State legislator proposes tax cut for Minnesota Olympic medalists

A Republican state legislator is proposing tax cuts for Minnesota Olympic medalists who said the elite athletes shouldn't be "financially penalized upon returning home."


Internal discord roils Sanders' efforts to advance movement

Many have left his team amid strategy questions.


With its future in jeopardy, Dayton sets public meeting on stalled light rail

Gov. Mark Dayton has scheduled a public meeting Thursday to discuss the future of the proposed Southwest Light Rail line.


MN Chamber of Commerce, Education Minnesota spent big money to lobby

Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.