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January 18, 2018
Richard Lehmann
Former mayor Lehmann back on Bemidji council
8 hours 8 min ago
With a government shutdown looming, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan prepares for his press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Must credit: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats threaten to block it
8 hours 10 min ago
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18, 2018. President Donald Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill pending before the House. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Senate Democrats gather votes to block spending bill; White House slams Congress over possible shutdown
13 hours 7 min ago
Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, leaves after testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. In a sign that Bannon is cooperating with the inquiry, Bannon will be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel in the Russia investigation instead of testifying before a grand jury, according to a person familiar with the matter. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Bannon battle shows potential conflicts for White House's McGahn
18 hours 49 min ago
Spies fear former CIA officer may not face justice for suspected role in exposure of agents in China
22 hours 5 min ago
From left: House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Peolosi are seen Wednesday during a ceremony for former legislator Bob Dole. Both Republicans and Democrats face intraparty pressures over a short-term spending plan. Washington Post photo by Matt McClain
Divisions over immigration, military dollars threaten to derail government spending bill
22 hours 13 min ago
January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
January 17, 2018 - 9:16pm
MNsure: Record enrollment for insurance through exchange went smoothly
January 17, 2018 - 8:22pm
President Donald Trump arrives for dinner at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 14, 2018. Trump told reporters outside the club, “I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” and insisted that the derogatory comment attributed to him during an Oval Office meeting on immigration last week did not occur. (Al Drago/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Kelly calls some of President Trump's campaign pledges on immigration, wall 'uninformed,' meeting attendees say
January 17, 2018 - 3:57pm
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
January 17, 2018 - 2:59pm
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, with Marc Short, the Trump administration’s director of legislative affairs, look on as President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, Jan. 5. 2018. Trump was traveling to Camp David for a meeting with congressional Republicans. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly expresses optimism about DACA deal without suggesting timeline
January 17, 2018 - 2:45pm
Jan 6, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; General overall view of the NFL Shield logo at midfield during the NFC Wild Card playoff football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Photo courtesy of Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
NFL asks reporters to specify their race for Super Bowl press passes
January 17, 2018 - 11:49am
President Donald Trump at Conversations with the Women of America, a panel event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, across the street from the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump's 'Fake News Awards' are shaping up to be a total flop
January 17, 2018 - 11:25am
The National Park Service Advisory Board members who just quit en masse said they tried unsuccessfully to engage with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, seen here at an event in Washington, D.C., in September. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration
January 17, 2018 - 7:04am
January 16, 2018
HRDC to help residents relocate from closing mobile home park
January 16, 2018 - 9:02pm
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