Government & Politics

271,000 Minnesota households pay more than 30% of their income in...

Just one in four households that are eligible for rental assistance actually get it. When the state’s three largest housing agencies opened up their waiting...

Trump made his pitch for 4 more years. Pelosi ripped up...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump delivered his third — and possibly final — State of the Union address Tuesday night on the floor of...

Allegations of ‘rampant’ sexism, ‘racist’ and ‘retaliatory’ culture came before AFSCME...

Before the abrupt leadership shakeup at one of the state's most powerful public employee unions last summer, union leaders were accused of “rampant” sexism,...

These Iowans got their first caucus experience in Minnesota

Thirty-two Iowans gathered in St. Paul Monday night. Between excited moments of recognition — “Oh, you’re from Cedar Rapids? Me too!” — they had...

Mayor Frey aims to rein in off-duty police work, creates task...

When former police officer Mohamed Noor clocked in for his 10-hour police shift on the July night he shot and killed Justine Ruszczyk in...

The dangerous path from no refugee resettlement to something much darker

The recent decision by Beltrami County to no longer accept new refugee resettlement there was in some ways meaningless. Refugees have not been placed...

Women mayors twice as likely than men to face online abuse,...

Former Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, the first woman in the city’s history to hold the post in the era of social media, recalls clearly...

What happens in Minnesota if Obamacare gets struck down by the...

At least 300,000 Minnesotans may lose health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is overturned, which is the entirely possible outcome of a lawsuit...

Republicans begin push for voter ID law even after voters rejected...

Minnesota Senate Republicans, defending a narrow 35-32 majority in the November election, signaled a major push for a new voter ID law in the...

It’s on: Sen. Susan Kent is challenging Sen. Tom Bakk for...

The Senate DFL caucus is nearing what could be a bruising leadership battle — and potentially its first woman leader. State Sen. Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury,...
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