Donald Trump virtually clinched the Republican nomination for president Tuesday night, a stunning victory for the brash billionaire who was considered more a celebrity curiosity than a serious candidate when he entered the race less than a year ago. He soundly defeated Ted Cruz, his last real rival, in the Indiana primary and the Texas senator quickly dropped out.
With time running out in legislative session, hopes dim for changes this year.
Congressman Erik Paulsen has donated the contribution his campaign received from a political action committee of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert to a domestic violence prevention organization.
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Senate DFL leaders want to borrowing nearly $1.5 billion to fund a so-called jobs bill that will fund capital improvement projects across Minnesota.
Three congressional candidates were endorsed today at political conventions held across Minnesota.
Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic presidential primary in Indiana, scoring a late primary season victory over front-runner Hillary Clinton.
Ted Cruz is ending his campaign for president, putting Donald Trump on a glide path to claim the Republican Party's nomination.
President Barack Obama is preparing to designate the Stonewall Inn in New York the first national monument dedicated to gay rights.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination.
Indiana Republican voters chose Rep. Todd Young as their U.S. Senate nominee on Tuesday, opting for his pragmatism over a tea party-backed congressman who boasted of his obstructionist stance in Washington.
The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq has been identified as Charlie Keating IV, the grandson of the late Arizona financier involved in savings and loan scandal.
Maryland State Police say an armed man wanted on robbery and kidnapping charges fatally shot himself without warning after officers found him at a Baltimore home.
Residents of drought-stricken California doubled their water conservation efforts in March compared with the month before by turning off their sprinklers when the rain fell and changing habits, officials said Tuesday.
A Navy nurse is resuming full duties nearly two years after running afoul of commanders for refusing to take part in force-feeding of prisoners on hunger strike at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in Indiana, continuing his surge toward clinching the GOP nomination over rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich.
Indiana Democrats voting in the state's primary on Tuesday say they're energized and optimistic about their party's nomination process, while Republicans say they're worried their party is being torn apart.
An Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won't have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-related calls.
What Cruz really thinks of Trump Sen. Ted Cruz, who for months last year embraced Donald Trump as a force for good in the Republican…
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage of using blackmail to force a charter school operator to rescind a job offer to a political foe.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he has vetoed a bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that was easily approved by a legislature controlled by his own party in an election year.