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January 4, 2018
FILE PHOTO: Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, July 20, 2017. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Sessions rescinds Obama-era directive for feds to back off marijuana enforcement in states with legal pot
January 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
FILE PHOTO -- Voters take to the polls on Election Day at Jeffries Grove Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C., Nov. 8, 2016. Jeremy M. Lange/Copyright 2017 The New York Times
Trump abolishes controversial commission studying alleged voter fraud
January 4, 2018 - 7:48am
January 3, 2018
Report: Minnesota hospital costs vary statewide for four procedures examined
January 3, 2018 - 8:55pm
Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach tells reporters on Dec. 13, 2017, that she plans to serve both as a senator and lieutenant governor. She automatically moved into that position at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2018, when Lt. Gov. Tina Smith resigned to become U.S. senator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
President Donald Trump's aides vigorously sought Wednesday to undermine "Fire and Fury," a book by Michael Wolff whose early excerpts caused a stir in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
Trump portrayed as uninformed, unprepared and lacking focus in unflattering new book
January 3, 2018 - 5:42pm
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, seen here Nov. 2, challenged his indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller in a federal lawsuit. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary
Manafort challenges his indictment in Russia probe by filing lawsuit against Mueller
January 3, 2018 - 3:22pm
President Donald Trump congratulates Steve Bannon, his chief strategist, at Banon's swearing-in ceremony at the White House in Washington, Jan. 22, 2017. Trump essentially excommunicated his former ally on Jan. 3, 2018, saying that Bannon had “lost his mind” in response to reports that Bannon described Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians as “treasonous” and “unpatriotic.” (Al Drago/copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump says Steve Bannon 'lost his mind' after leaving White House
January 3, 2018 - 3:20pm
Analysis: Under Trump, the threat of nuclear war is the new normal
January 3, 2018 - 9:35am
Melania Trump at an event in the White House garden in September. The first lady has spoken relatively little during her first year but instead has presented a series of vivid images for photojournalists and social-media audiences.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara.
Seen but rarely heard: How Melania Trump is approaching the public role of first lady
January 3, 2018 - 5:01am
January 2, 2018
Trump to North Korean leader Kim: My 'Nuclear Button' is 'much bigger & more powerful'
January 2, 2018 - 9:30pm
 President Donald Trump during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, Dec. 20, 2017. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump's demand for border wall marks divide with GOP lawmakers
January 2, 2018 - 8:26pm
America's forgotten towns: Can they be saved or should people just leave?
January 2, 2018 - 8:08pm
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
File photo of Michele Bachmann greeting the crowd after winning the Iowa Straw Poll, in Ames, Iowa, Aug. 13, 2011. (Eric Thayer/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Michele Bachmann tells televangelist she might run for Al Franken's Senate seat
January 2, 2018 - 2:04pm