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President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. File / TNS
Trump's visitor logs remain secret
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JANUARY 2017. Steve Lindstrom / For the News Tribune
PHOTO GALLERY: The News Tribune's year in cartoons
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith speaks during an interview at a  Havana, Cuba, hotel, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
They call Tina Smith the 'velvet hammer.' Here's why.
10 hours 39 sec ago
December 15, 2017
President Donald Trump hosts Republican lawmakers for lunch and a discussion of tax legislation, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 2017. House and Senate Republicans have reportedly reached an agreement, in principle, on a consensus tax bill, keeping them on track for final votes next week and a bill on Trump’s desk by Christmas. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here's what is in it
December 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) speaks at a news conference with lawmakers regarding tax policy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 25, 2017. Republican lawmakers have agreed to expand the child care tax credit so that it benefits more low-income Americans, a move intended to win back the support of Rubio, who on Dec. 14 said he would not vote for the bill without a more generous provision. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
GOP finalizes tax plan, expands benefits for working families to win over Rubio
December 15, 2017 - 3:31pm
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with staff at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, Dec. 5, 2017. Tillerson’s reception in Brussels was distinctly chilly, as disappointment among European diplomats in President Donald Trump’s nationalistic tone and insulting messages on Twitter built into quiet fury on the eve of an expected announcement that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (Virginia Mayo/ Pool via The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Tillerson offers olive branch to North Korea if it abandons nuclear weapons
December 15, 2017 - 1:23pm
December 14, 2017
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) outside the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 7, 2017. Rubio said he won’t vote for the tax cut in December without an expanded child tax credit as Republican lawmakers look for ways to pay for the merged version of the House and Senate bills. (Al Drago/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Rubio to vote against tax bill unless child credit expanded
December 14, 2017 - 9:35pm
Samuel Clark Photo courtesy of the city of St. Paul
St. Paul city attorney to run for Minn. attorney general
December 14, 2017 - 8:02pm
December 13, 2017
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (News Tribune file photo)
Northland officials weigh in on Smith
December 13, 2017 - 7:45pm
President Trump gives remarks on tax reform at the Grand Foyer of the White House Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
'I would have won Alabama': Trump spreads blame for Moore's loss
December 13, 2017 - 7:37pm
Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is accompanied by his wife, Louise, at an Election Night gathering of his supporters in Birmingham, Ala., on Dec. 12, 2017. Jones, a former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican. (Bob Miller/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Democrats call for halt to GOP tax bill until Jones is seated in the Senate
December 13, 2017 - 5:10pm
Omarosa Manigault, pictured in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in February, will leave her White House post on Jan. 20. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave White House
December 13, 2017 - 3:56pm
President Donald Trump hosts Republican lawmakers for lunch and a discussion of tax legislation, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 2017. From left: Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas), Trump and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). (Doug Mills/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Republicans reach compromise plan on taxes, expanding tax cuts for the wealthy
December 13, 2017 - 2:51pm
Bikes in Boundary Waters bill passes House committee
December 13, 2017 - 12:03pm
Doug Jones speaks at a campaign rally in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday night, Dec. 11, 2017. Alabama voters went to the polls Tuesday, Dec. 12, to decide between Jones, a Democrat, and Roy Moore, a Republican, in a special Senate election that is destined to be remembered as one of the strangest and ugliest campaigns ever held in a state not lacking in unsightly politics. (Bob Miller/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
As Democrats add Senate seat, GOP left to bicker over what happened in Alabama
December 13, 2017 - 8:06am
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