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September 5, 2017
Jerry Springer in London on July 7, 2009  (Andrew Testa/The New York Times)
Reliable Source: Jerry Springer is considering running for Ohio governor
September 5, 2017 - 11:56am
Congress returns to a brutal Sept. schedule: Harvey relief, debt ceiling and much more
September 5, 2017 - 7:15am
September 3, 2017
A pheasant hunter works through native grasses on a piece of land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in North Dakota. Pheasant hunters tend to have much better seasons in years with high CRP enrollment. Pheasants Forever photo
Farm Bill's CRP provisions will have impact on pheasants, ducks
September 3, 2017 - 12:03pm
September 2, 2017
North Korea apparently conducts another nuclear test, South Korea says
September 2, 2017 - 11:31pm
President Donald Trump descends from Air Force One alongside first lady Melania Trump, at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston, Sept. 2, 2017. Trump will meet with state officials, lawmakers and other individuals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
President Trump arrives in Houston to meet with Hurricane Harvey survivors
September 2, 2017 - 12:07pm
Michael Ruiz uses a pressure washer to clear muck off his driveway at the end of a long day of removing sheet rock and flooring from his flooded home in Houston, Sept. 1, 2017. As Southeast Texas residents returned by the thousands to flood-damaged homes, others remained in the grip of the crisis on Friday, still cut off and living without running water. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)
White House requests $7.85 billion for emergency Harvey aid, asks Congress to raise debt ceiling
September 2, 2017 - 9:34am
September 1, 2017
The U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Eric Thayer/The New York Times)
White House retreats from government shutdown threat
September 1, 2017 - 12:52pm
August 30, 2017
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon talks to Becker County election officials at a meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at the Becker County Courthouse. Nathan Bowe / Forum News Service
Are our elections secure? Minnesota's in better shape than most states
August 30, 2017 - 2:20pm
August 29, 2017
Trump: 'All options are on the table' following North Korea missile launch over Japan
August 29, 2017 - 7:28am
August 28, 2017
Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea asks questions during oral arguments in The Ninetieth Minnesota State Senate, et al. vs. Mark B. Dayton, et al as the Minnesota Supreme Court meets at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Pool photo / Leila Navidi
'Can we just get to it?' justice asks about Dayton's legislative funding vetoes
August 28, 2017 - 7:47pm
President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on his way to his Bedminster golf club, Aug. 4, 2017. File photo. Al Drago / The New York Times
Trump's business sought deal on a Trump Tower in Moscow while he ran for president
August 28, 2017 - 8:21am
August 25, 2017
The sun rises over Valley of The Gods inside Bears Ears National Monument, near Blanding, Utah, Aug. 23, 2017. Parts of the sprawling region of red-rock canyons, towering mesas and ancient Native American sites in southeastern Utah could lose their strict federal protection as a national monument, under a recommendation that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to issue on Aug. 24. (Alex Goodlett/The New York Times)
U.S. agency to recommend scaling back some national monuments
August 25, 2017 - 2:51pm
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, who serves southern Minnesota, speaks at Farmfest in early August 2017. He is a candidate in a crowded 2018 Minnesota Democratic governor race. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans working in Wisconsin to get credit
August 25, 2017 - 1:37pm
August 24, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he steps out from Air Force One in Reno, Nevada. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Trump criticizes fellow Republicans over debt ceiling 'mess'
August 24, 2017 - 12:55pm
Great River Energy's Coal Creek Station on August 19, 2015, in Underwood, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)
Coal push may be disaster insurance the grid doesn't need
August 24, 2017 - 12:43pm