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

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, arrives at a campaign event at the James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2016.

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

An EpiPen in Ashburn, Va., Aug. 31, 2012. Lawmakers are demanding answers from Mylan, which produces the lifesaving allergy device, on why its cost has increased 400 percent in 2016, since the company acquired the product in 2007.

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

Belarusian leader treats action hero Seagal to local carrots

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has treated American action hero Steven Seagal to a harvest of carrots and watermelons at his country residence.

Postscript: After US sentence, Sharper goes to state court

A week after he was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison in federal court, disgraced ex-football star Darren Sharper is set for formal sentencing in state court to charges that he drugged and raped multiple women.

EU rejects US Treasury concerns over tax probe bias

The European Commission is rejecting U.S. Treasury Department complaints that probes into sweetheart tax deals between governments and big companies are hitting U.S. firms hardest.

Jury gets case of Russian man charged with hacking

A jury is weighing whether the son of a Russian lawmaker hacked into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and made millions selling the data to criminals.

Clinton sees Trump ties to 'alt-right' dystopian ideology

Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a "disturbing alt-right" political philosophy that her campaign says presents "a divisive and dystopian view of America."


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

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
Hot Dish Politics

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.


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.


Donald Trump finds a kindred spirit in Breitbart's Bannon

For one, they both relish conspiracy theories.


Minnesota attorney general sues Jamaican company for 'phantom' debt calls

Company made up debts and then bullied people with phone calls, state says.


Republicans seeks more data from FBI over its inquiry of Clinton e-mails

– House Republicans unwilling to accept the FBI’s decision to not recommend prosecuting Hillary Clinton over her use of a private e-mail server…


Police: Officers were not ordered to 'stand down' during Trump protests

Minneapolis police officials on Monday denied charges that their officers were ordered to "stand down" during protests last week outside a fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump that produced a few tense moments, but no arrests.


Speaker Daudt's crash last January reveals spotty driving record

Speaker's driving record includes three speeding tickets, one for texting while driving.


U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger: Not investigating candidate Ilhan Omar

Luger denied a Fox 9 report of immigration investigation.