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Seeking productive last 2 years, Dayton pushes for DFL-led Legislature

Governor says he wants his last two years in office to be more productive.

Off his message again: Trump vows to sue all female accusers

Interpretive park ranger Caitlin Kostic, center, gives a tour near the high-water mark of the Confederacy at Gettysburg National Military Park to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, and campaign CEO Steve Bannon, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Gettysburg, Pa.

Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating.

Trump's lawsuit threat against overshadows agenda rollout

Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of groping and other unwanted sexual behavior.

AP Interview: Kaine says Clinton will try to work with GOP

Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign.

Victory in sight, Clinton still grapples with negative views

Hillary Clinton bested Donald Trump in three debates. She leads in many preference polls of the most competitive states. Barring a significant shift in the next two weeks, she is in a strong position to become the first woman elected U.S. president.

AT&T's $85.4B deal for Time Warner: A new bet on synergy

AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that produce it.

Clinton turns focus to down-ballot candidates in final days

Hillary Clinton is expanding her focus in the final days of the presidential race, seeking to help down-ballot congressional candidates.

GOP MN Senate candidate Brad Sanford declared personal bankruptcy
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Bradley Sanford, a Republican candidate for the Senate in the northwest suburbs, declared personal bankruptcy in 2014, federal filings show.

Wikileaks: Sen. Klobuchar on list of veep considerations
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Wikileaks: Sen. Klobuchar on list of veep considerations

A few Trump die-hards, but many in GOP deplore remarks

– It seems that GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump has very few comrades among Republicans in Minnesota. Two weeks after a 2005…

Outside money favors Hillary Clinton at 2-to-1 rate over Donald Trump

Six years after a Supreme Court decision opened vast new channels for money to flow into national elections, Democrats have built the largest and best-coordinated…

Most competitive U.S. Senate races

Control of the U.S. Senate is at stakeThe political math in states where tight races could determine control of the Senate:North CarolinaGay rights battle…

Debate over forced arbitration finds its second wind, with help from events like Wells Fargo scandal

– Nearly eight years after launching a legislative assault on binding arbitration clauses buried in service and employment contracts, U.S. Sen. Al Franken,…

DFL state House candidate disowned by two of his three daughters

They say Jerald Loud is a bully and not a family man.

What if it doesn't end on Nov. 8?

How Trump could challenge the results after the votes are countedStory by Philip Bump • Washington Post Photo by Jason Hoekema • Associated Press

Inboxes could be hackers' top political targets

Heading toward Election Day, hackers may target your inbox instead of the ballot box.It's difficult to alter overall ballot counts in the U.S., which doesn't…

Reversing course from Obama's races, Iowa tilts toward Trump

Iowa gave President Obama its six electoral votes in 2008 and 2012. But this year, it's been flagged as the U.S. state most likely to flip back from Democratic to Republican in the presidential vote.

Iowa voters split between two candidates

Iowa voters are split between two presidential candidates

Dayton urges lawmakers to agree on a fix for rising health premiums

Governor says he'll call special session if both sides can agree on a plan.