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Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new 'Obamacare' crisis

Don't make things worse.

Congressional Democrats say Confederate statues are not educational tools

This statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee and a Confederate soldier was unveiled by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 12, 1936. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings called for a task force to study whether to remove the city’s Confederate monuments.

FCC's decision on 'net neutrality' looms; advocates push back

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on "Net Neutrality" in Washington. Tech companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled government over threats to net neutrality, a key issue for them and their users.

Foes, including Sen. Al Franken, say looser rules could lead to blocked content and higher prices.

Sweden's prime minister says citizens need to stand up to Nazism

1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'

The Rev. Nelson Johnson needs no reminders of the massacre of five of his labor-activist friends almost 40 years ago — he still has the faded scar on his left arm, left by a Nazi who stabbed him as white supremacists descended on a march for workers through black neighborhoods in Greensboro.

Indiana's Donnelly, a top GOP target, starts re-election bid

Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is positioning himself as a moderate who will fight for "common sense and compromise" as he launches a re-election bid in a state that President Donald Trump easily won last year.

Brand tied to backyard fun speaks out quickly to avoid link to hate

A Wisconsin-based company issued a statement after Charlottesville that Tiki torches are for poolside parties, not racist marches.


Duluth native still backs Confederate symbols
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A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."

Dems launch political ads against Minnesota reps, others
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee this week launched digital ads against U.S. Reps. Jason Lewis, Erik Paulsen, and 23 other GOP lawmakers.


The Latest: White House praises Lewis for comedy, charity

The Latest on the death of comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis (all times local):


Minnesotans who work in Wisconsin to receive tax credit

Minnesota is giving up efforts to reach a tax reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin.


The Latest: Trump to address nation Monday on Afghanistan

The Latest on the U.S. strategy for Afghanistan:


Mnuchin defends Trump's response to protests

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is defending President Donald Trump's response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, and rejecting calls from a group of his Yale University classmates that he resign from the administration in protest.


Senator who hoped for Trump assassination in post apologizes

A Missouri lawmaker who drew bipartisan outrage over her brief Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated apologized publicly Sunday to Trump and his family, calling the online posting "a mistake."


Florida zoo is latest charity to move gala from Trump resort

A Florida-based zoo and conservation society announced Sunday that it would not to hold its annual gala at President Trump's Florida resort.


Christie says he's no longer seeking sports radio host job

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday he is no longer seeking a job at a New York sports talk radio station once he leaves office, disputing a newspaper report that said the station told him he was no longer being considered.


US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history.


Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.


Kasich urges Trump to end staff chaos and 'settle it down'

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop the staff chaos at the White House and "settle it down."