Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn't see it that way.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and his push to make the party more inclusive could get "messy" but asserts in an interview with The Associated Press: "Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle."
Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles sent a letter to the executive director of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, urging her to hand over information his office is seeking, or face sanction.
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Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday criticized the "disappointing" end of session, which collapsed in the final hours over transportation and bonding.
Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan of Minnesota will once again offer a constitutional amendment that would keep corporations and labor unions from making unlimited contributions to political campaigns.
He says Muslims must build political clout to fight hate and discrimination.
Former "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Gilbert is dropping her run for Congress in Michigan.
The Portland mayor has placed Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea on paid administrative leave after information emerged that the chief may have misled an investigator about his involvement in an accidental shooting while hunting in eastern Oregon.
Some in state's D.C. delegation are at odds over desire to mine.
A Wisconsin appeals court has put on hold a Dane County circuit judge's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law.
An Oklahoma House committee has killed legislation that would require schools to provide separate restrooms for students who object to sharing them with transgender students.
A Connecticut man who spent 48 years on the lam after escaping from prison has been hospitalized.
Indiana University intends to sue to try and block a new state law mandating that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated after a federal judge blocked its bid to join an existing lawsuit, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
If you were waiting for another reason to start saving for college, you may have one soon. For the first time, Minnesotans would be eligible…
So far, $130 million has already been spent on the line linking Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.
A lawyer would have to be present when police question juveniles younger than 15 in murder or sex offense investigations under a measure Illinois lawmakers are considering that seeks to eliminate false confessions.
A teenager accused earlier of trying to assist the Islamic State group has pleaded not guilty to accusations he tweeted out the names and addresses of military personnel with threats of violence.
The Latest on the disappearance of a Washington state couple, presumed to have been killed (all times local):
Chances appear to be dwindling that North Carolina lawmakers will alter a contentious, new state law limiting LGBT nondiscrimination protections, because a legislative leader says they won't act until Charlotte first throws out its local ordinance increasing those protections.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that people should "lay off" Bernie Sanders, sending a message to restive Democrats increasingly anxious to see the party unite behind Hillary Clinton.