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Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, leaves the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Mueller has charged an attorney with making a false statement when he was interviewed about work he did with a Donald Trump presidential campaign adviser six years ago. The attorney, Alex van der Zwaan, was expected to appear in court on Feb. 20, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times / Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
20 min 41 sec ago
President Donald Trump during a meeting with state and local officials on school safety inside the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Feb. 22, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
47 min 35 sec ago
Duluth police officers wear riot gear during a protest by the Supreme White Alliance at City Hall in downtown Duluth in March of 2012. (News Tribune file photo)
Discussion set on proposed riot gear purchase for Duluth police
2 hours 23 min ago
Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association chief, takes the stage to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, in National Harbor, Md., Feb. 22, 2018. LaPierre, speaking publicly Thursday for the first time since last week’s deadly school shooting, defended gun ownership while criticizing the news media, Democrats and the FBI. (Pete Marovich/The New York Times)
After silence on Parkland, NRA pushes back against law enforcement, media, gun-control advocates
5 hours 12 min ago
Rep. Erin May Quade
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
6 hours 8 min ago
February 21, 2018
President Donald Trump participates in a discussion that included survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting, at the White House in Washington, Feb. 21, 2018. “We’re going to do something about this horrible situation,” Trump said at the event's outset, adding that his administration would be “very strong on background checks.” (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump's solution for school shootings: arm teachers
18 hours 29 min ago
President Donald Trump holds a card with questions during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room at the White House on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Photo captures Trump's notes for listening session
20 hours 19 min ago
(Left to right) Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discuss the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M on Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
20 hours 37 min ago
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
21 hours 46 min ago
Windom, Minn., Mayor Dominic Jones tells reporters Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that his city cannot afford to build a $15 million sewage treatment plant without state help. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
22 hours 39 min ago
President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions at an FBI National Academy graduation ceremony in Quantico, Va., Dec. 15, 2017. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times / Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump suggests supporters should pressure Sessions to investigate Obama's inaction on Russian meddling
February 21, 2018 - 11:35am
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach, also the state lieutenant governor, presides over the Senate on opening day of the session on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Democrats say Fischbach, a Republican, cannot hold both offices. David Oakes / Senate photographer
New suit against Fishbach may depend on election timing
February 21, 2018 - 10:31am
Anish Oleti, 16, and other other students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Feb. 21, 2018. Seven days after the mass shooting, Florida’s Republican-dominated state government faces unprecedented pressure to pass legislation addressing gun violence. (Audra Melton/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Florida House refuses to debate guns, but declares porn dangerous
February 21, 2018 - 10:16am
February 20, 2018
Ellie Branson participates in the Not One More rally for gun legislation, held at the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Feb. 17, 2018. Since Wednesday, when a gunman killed 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., teenage voices have resonated where those of longtime politicians have largely fallen flat. (Saul Martinez/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
A lawmaker's aide called school-shooting survivors 'actors.' Within hours, he was fired.
February 20, 2018 - 9:21pm
Demonstrators with the gun control advocacy group Mom's Demand Action rally in the Rotunda on the opening day of the 2018 Minnesota Legislature at the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
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