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March 27, 2017
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
8 hours 43 min ago
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz speaks to the 2016 Farmfest in southwestern Minnesota. On Monday, March 27, 2017, he announced he is running for goveronr. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
18 hours 45 min ago
U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks while French Deputy Ambassador to the U.N. Alexis Lamek and British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft listen outside the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York on March 27, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapletonplay button
U.S., Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks
19 hours 13 min ago
Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner watch as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 17, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo
Trump's son-in-law tasked with revamping U.S. government, report says
20 hours 31 min ago
March 25, 2017
Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the House Tax Committee, said House Republicans plan to begin moving on tax reform this spring and to pass legislation before Congress goes on a summer recess in late July. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
March 25, 2017 - 12:32pm
March 24, 2017
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
March 24, 2017 - 6:59pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
MNsure executive Allison O'Toole tells reporters Nov. 3, 2016, that her agency sold more health insurance policies the first two days they were available  than it did by Thanksgiving a year earlier. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
March 24, 2017 - 4:03pm
Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota higher education commissioner, testifies at a Senate higher education hearing on a funding bill he said falls well below the amount Gov. Mark Dayton's wants. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
March 24, 2017 - 3:28pm
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
March 24, 2017 - 2:34pm
President Donald Trump smiles after announcing a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline while TransCanada Chief Executive Officer Russell Girling, left, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, right, stand beside him at the White House Friday. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Pipeline opponents vow fight as Trump approves Keystone XL
March 24, 2017 - 1:39pm
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (C) walks to the House floor for the opening of a morning session as Congress considers health care legislation to repeal Obamacare at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
March 24, 2017 - 9:32am
March 23, 2017
Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during a third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Top Senate Democrat vows to dig in heels on Gorsuch nomination
March 23, 2017 - 1:09pm
A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne, North Dakota, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
U.S. State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit Friday: sources
March 23, 2017 - 11:49am
March 22, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton complains on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, that Republicans who control the Legislature are considering shifting too much money away from needs such as education and health care. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
March 22, 2017 - 5:50pm
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