Government & Politics

Minnesota Democrats push for Trump’s removal following Capitol siege

Minnesota’s Democratic members of Congress are calling for President Donald Trump’s immediate removal from office following a violent siege of the nation’s Capitol on...

Congress certifies Biden as president after rioting mob is driven from...

WASHINGTON — After a day of insurrection and deadly violence at the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers early Thursday certified Electoral College votes declaring Joe Biden...

Pro-Trump mob storms Capitol, halting counting of Electoral College votes

WASHINGTON — A violent mob derailed the typically routine process of Congress certifying the presidential election results on Wednesday, with both chambers abruptly recessing...

Democrats poised to take control of U.S. Senate after Georgia runoff;...

Via Georgia Recorder.  A steady trickle of Georgians mostly breezed in and out of polling places across the state for the final day of voting...

Dozens of GOP lawmakers to reject certifying Biden as president

WASHINGTON — The final step in a turmoil-filled 2020 presidential election is set for Wednesday, when Congress will certify election results showing that Joe...

5 takeaways from Day One of the 2021 legislative session

Lawmakers, returning and newly-elected, convened in St. Paul Tuesday to kick off a five-month legislative session. A lengthy to-do list awaits them. Their chief...

How President-elect Joe Biden can bring peace to Israel, Palestine and...

As a rabbi, my political activism has always been based in principle, not a blind devotion to a particular political party. And while my...

A presidential election like none other, and now an inauguration like...

WASHINGTON — As with so many other events during the year preceding it, the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden will be a ceremony unlike...

The year in 2020: Bad cops, housing crises and a butter...

I’ve been incredibly fortunate to help launch this new publication in a year that’s been catastrophic in so many ways, including for journalism. The...

Only one MN Rep. votes against $2,000 stimulus checks backed by...

This article has been updated. WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure Monday evening to send $2,000 stimulus checks to many Americans,...
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