The debate over Michelle Fischbach's ability to serve was not the only dramatic scene unfolding in St. Paul as the Legislature convened for the first time this year.
As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.
The money will be used to clean up drinking water and groundwater contamination in east metro communities.
Two students who survived the Florida school shooting and spoke publicly about it are not "crisis actors," despite the claims of several conspiracy-oriented sites and an aide to a Florida lawmaker.
A Pennsylvania plumber who pleaded guilty to violating federal workplace regulations before a trench collapse that killed a man has been placed on probation for two years.
The White House top economist says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
A Supreme Court ruling will mean that prisoners who win civil rights lawsuits against their jailers will generally be handing over more of their winnings to their lawyers.
The mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city is defending himself against accusations that he sold his office to campaign donors.
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He told a crowd Thursday that he's planning a visit to Minnesota. But the Super Bowl Host Committee there has been "nothing to indicate that he is" coming.
The Dayton administration, after a critical 2016 audit, points to gains in minority contracting and employment by state government.
Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates. Some of them say their stance on…
Survivors of the Florida school shooting descended on the state's Capitol on Wednesday and had one overarching message: It's time for action.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.
The state Assembly on Wednesday is slated to pass the latest version of a bipartisan plan to overhaul Wisconsin's juvenile justice system that would close the troubled Lincoln Hills prison by 2021.
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Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came down.
Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature said Wednesday they will soon ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional district maps , two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.
New Jersey's new Democratic governor signed legislation Wednesday setting aside about $7.5 million for family-planning and women's health.
Within three months, one of MacLaren Cummings' staffers passed away from cancer and then both his own mother and the mother of an employee were diagnosed with breast cancer. Although he was the CEO, Cummings says, "the last thing I could think about was work."
The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at a Chicago museum to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.