Government & Politics

Exclusive: Minneapolis lawyer files first known ethics complaint against Hagedorn

WASHINGTON — A Minneapolis lawyer filed the first known ethics complaint against U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn on Tuesday, all but assuring Congressional investigators will...

City Council to Police Chief Arradondo: Do something about the gun...

Minneapolis City Council members pressed the police chief Tuesday about what the department is doing about rising gunfire, homicides and even downtown drag racing. As...

Animosity between Walz and Senate GOP leader grows after second commissioner...

The state Senate’s ouster of a member of Gov. Tim Walz’s cabinet for the second time in a month has dealt a severe blow...

Senate GOP ousts second Walz commissioner in 4th special session

Senate Republicans on Friday ousted a second member of Gov. Tim Walz’s cabinet, voting 31-33 to reject the confirmation of Commerce Commissioner Steve Kelley. The...

Walz pleads with Congress for more help, while Emmer says Dems...

WASHINGTON — Democratic governors including Tim Walz on Thursday begged Congress to come to the aid of ailing states, which face unexpected expenses as...

City in negotiations to pay local constable force to provide security...

The city of Minneapolis is in negotiations to pay the volunteer security guards who have been patrolling the area now known as George Floyd...

Cure cancer while achieving financial success! Jason Lewis used radio show...

Back when he still had a radio show, U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis sold Youngevity nutritional supplements that the multi-level marketing company claims fight...

Internal review: Hagedorn’s ex-chief of staff funneled printing contracts to brother,...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s chief of staff was funneling expensive printing contracts to his brother and an employee, in probable violation of...

Memo to Washington: We need another COVID-19 relief bill — now

What are they waiting for? Back in the spring, federal policymakers acted quickly to address the emerging pandemic and economic disruption. Among various measures...

Minnesota health officials on edge ahead of Labor Day weekend

Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota health officials on Thursday implored Minnesota to continue avoiding large social gatherings to stop the spread of COVID-19 as...
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