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Worried aides have new debate strategy for Trump: Practice, practice, practice

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes the stage in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Wednesday. Aides said he will attend the next debate on Oct. 9.

Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation

On Wednesday, the Senate acted decisively to override President Barack Obama's veto of Sept. 11 legislation.

In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, voting overwhelmingly to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts for its alleged backing of the attackers.

How Trump's feud with Rosie O'Donnell started

Officer involved in deadly confrontation was sex-suit target

One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.

1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House

Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolph Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well.

Democrats wary of post-debate overconfidence

Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick

Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality.


Reps. Kline, McCollum, Ellison vote against veto override on 9/11 bill
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Reps. Kline, McCollum, Ellison vote against veto override on 9/11 bill

Conservative-leaning think tank ranks Minnesota 46th in business tax competitiveness
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The Washington, D.C.-based think tank published a ranking of states' business tax competitiveness.


Minnesota Supreme Court dismisses voting rights case from conservative group

The ruling said the broad challenge should first be heard in district court.


Minnesota Lottery players spent record $593M on games, won a record $366M

The $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, hit in January, contributed to the hefty totals for the fiscal year ended in June.


Senators want to know if EpiPen maker violated law

In a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, they question how Mylan classified device in order to lower rebates.


Reps. Kline, McCollum, Ellison vote against veto override on 9/11 bill

Reps. Kline, McCollum, Ellison vote against veto override on 9/11 bill


Arizona Republic has endorsed a Republican every year for 126 years. Until now.

"When the president of the United States speaks, the world expects substance. Not a blistering tweet," it said.


Obama on debate: Trump 'doesn't do his homework'

– President Obama on Wednesday mocked Donald Trump’s debate performance against Hillary Clinton, saying the appearance exposed him as a person who “appears…


Conservative-leaning think tank ranks Minnesota 46th in business tax competitiveness

The Washington, D.C.-based think tank published a ranking of states' business tax competitiveness.


In Iowa, strong feelings about debate's victory

– Iowans in the capital of this battleground state watched the first presidential debate with the intensity of fans at a Super…


Across the globe, mixed verdicts on presidential debate

– Asked what he thought of the U.S. presidential debate as he walked to work through the streets of Cairo’s Zamalek neighborhood, Raffik…


Trump sniffles at debate, and the internet plays doctor

When President Obama sparred with Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential debates, hundreds of thousands of memes were spawned from the mentions of “binders full…