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November 20, 2018
Lawmakers consider multibillion bailout for troubled pensions, retirees
10 hours 43 min ago
Mark Dayton
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
13 hours 6 min ago
Ivanka Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Oct. 9, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
House Democrats plan to investigate Ivanka Trump's use of personal email for government business
13 hours 14 min ago
Planning board, Ruttger's at odds over upgrades
14 hours 29 min ago
Undocumented migrants wait for asylum hearings outside the U.S. port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, June 19, 2018. Speaking in Washington on Tuesday, President Donald Trump ridiculed what he called a total lack of border security, falsely blaming Democrats for separating families and dismissing as “crazy” Republican proposals to hire thousands of new immigration judges. (Sandy Huffaker/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Federal judge blocks asylum ban for migrants who enter illegally from Mexico
14 hours 49 min ago
The Bemidji City Council is discussing the best way to fund rail corridor development. (Pioneer file photo)
Council discusses funding for rail corridor redevelopment
15 hours 3 min ago
November 19, 2018
Mark Ritchie
Former secretary of state heads nonprofit as biggest cheerleader for Minnesota
November 19, 2018 - 9:30pm
Ivanka Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Oct. 9, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
Ivanka Trump used personal email account to send emails about government business
November 19, 2018 - 7:46pm
Author Ron Chernow, seen here in September 2017, will headline next year's White House correspondents' dinner. Photo for The Washington Post by Michael Rubenstein
The White House correspondents' dinner breaks decades-old tradition by not featuring a comedian
November 19, 2018 - 6:27pm
President Trump argues with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a news conference in the White House on Wednesday. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
CNN drops suit against White House after Jim Acosta's press pass is fully restored
November 19, 2018 - 6:06pm
Nancy Beaulieu, of Bemidji, Minn., speaks to protesters Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission decided not to reconsider a proposal to replace pieces of the Line 3 Enbridge Energy pipeline. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
PUC moves Line 3 forward as pipeline opponents make case to Minnesota governor-elect
November 19, 2018 - 12:59pm
November 18, 2018
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington on Nov. 6, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas.
Incoming Democrats weigh Pelosi vote
November 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs the White House on Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2018. The president said that he has not yet spoken to the new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, about the special counsel investigation, and he distanced himself from Whitaker by suggesting that he did not know him. (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump says he wouldn't stop acting attorney general from curtailing Mueller probe
November 18, 2018 - 1:49pm
President Trump, center, speaks in the Oval Office on Thursday. He told reporters that the White House is looking "very strongly" at Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and reiterated his opposition to punishing Saudi Arabia by blocking arms sales. "There are other things we can do," he said. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Trump speaks with CIA about Khashoggi killing, says there will be a report by Tuesday
November 18, 2018 - 9:35am
President Donald Trump speaks with Gavin Newsom, left, California's governor-elect, as they toured fire-ravaged homes in Paradise, Calif., Nov. 17, 2018. As the death toll from California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire continued to rise, Trump toured the area alongside two of his vocal critics. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
In devastated California, Trump pledges federal help and delivers blame
November 18, 2018 - 8:52am