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Democratic Rep. Pocan Says Impeachment Vote Coming Soon

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he expects the House to vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump by the end of the calendar year. Pocan said Monday he believes Trump has committed an…

Prince Estate Slams Trump Use of 'Purple Rain'

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The estate of musical legend Prince is objecting to President Donald Trump's use of a Prince song before a campaign rally in Minneapolis Thursday night. The Trump campaign played…

Third Candidate Enters 8th Congressional District Race

HIBBING, Minn. – Another Democratic candidate has entered the race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District. Iron Range native Marjorie (Marje) Holmstrom-Sabo announced on Tuesday that she is running to challenge GOP Rep. Pete Stauber. According to a recent press release…

 Trump Campaign Says Minneapolis Rally is Set

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - President Donald Trump's re-election campaign says his Minneapolis rally will go ahead as scheduled Thursday after a brief dispute over security costs. The campaign says the city of Minneapolis presented the operator of Target Center a $530,000…

Democrat Amy Klobuchar Raises $4.8M for Presidential Bid

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Democrat Amy Klobuchar says she raised $4.8 million in the third quarter for her 2020 presidential campaign. The total announced Monday places the Minnesota senator in the middle of the field in fundraising for the third straight…

Esper, White House Budget Director Subpoenaed

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats have issued subpoenas to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and acting White House budget director Russell Vought as part of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Three Democratic…

Evers Issuing First Wisconsin Pardons in 9 Years

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is pardoning four people. It's the first time a Wisconsin governor has invoked his constitutional power to grant clemency in nearly nine years. Evers on Monday…

Diabetes Activist Enters NE Minnesota Congressional Race

BAXTER, Minn. (AP) - Diabetes activist Quinn Nystrom is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge GOP Rep. Pete Stauber in northeastern Minnesota's 8th Congressional District. Nystrom said Thursday that she's running to bring down the costs of health care and…

GOP Congressional Candidate Wants Constitutional Convention

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Republican Wisconsin state lawmaker who is running for Congress wants to call a convention of the states to consider making changes to the U.S. Constitution, including imposing term limits on federal offices. State Sen. Tom…

Bernie Sanders has Heart Procedure, Cancels Campaign Events

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ campaign says the Democratic presidential candidate has had a heart procedure for a blocked artery. The Vermont senator is canceling events and appearances “until further notice.” The campaign says the 78-year-old Sanders experienced chest discomfort…

BizPac Wins Battle With DTA Over Bus Ads

DULUTH, Minn. - A lawsuit has been avoided between a pro-business political action group in Duluth known as BizPac and the Duluth Transit Authority over banner ads on the city buses. Three BizPac…