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Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation

FILE -- Former President Bill Clinton walks on stage at a Clinton Global Initiative event in New York, Sept. 23, 2010. For years the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation thrived largely on foreign donors who gave hundreds of millions of dollars to the global charity. But now, as Hillary seeks the White House, the funding has become an Achilles' heel for her campaign and potentially her administration as well.

Former President Bill Clinton says he's proud of people who have donated to the Clinton Foundation and the work the organization has done, as he waded into a dispute that Republicans are hoping will damage his wife's presidential campaign.

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Philadelphia. More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money, either personally or through companies or groups, to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

Secret Service agent who protected LBJ dies in Texas

Jim Hardin, a Secret Service agent who protected President Lyndon B. Johnson and his family during and after their White House years, has died in Texas. He was 80.

Judge rejects doctors' lawsuit against Quackwatch website

A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit that two pioneers in the anti-aging movement brought against a Quackwatch website.

Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument

Nonbelievers sue over Pennsylvania House's opening prayers

A group of people who don't believe in God filed a federal lawsuit Thursday that seeks to change how prayers are handled before sessions of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Assistant: Mississippi mayor fired me when I ended affair

A former executive assistant is suing the mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, saying she had an affair with him and then was fired when she ended the relationship.


Outside political group alleges campaign-finance violations by two DFLers
Hot Dish Politics

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.

GOP, Trump campaign try to quell Minnesota ballot panic
Hot Dish Politics

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

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.


EpiPen manufacturer says it will lower the cost of product

Mylan has come under fire for the escalating cost of the anti-allergy product.


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.


Trump backs away from his call for mass deportations of undocumented immigrants

Candidate's new position is reversal of calls to round up 11 million for deportation.


Klobuchar, others call for FTC to investigate increases in EpiPen prices

Amy Klobuchar is among several senators criticizing sharp price rise for product she calls a 'life preserver' for millions.


Donald Trump finds a kindred spirit in Breitbart's Bannon

For one, they both relish conspiracy theories.