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Omar, Tlaib Host News Conference on Travel Restrictions

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan are hosting a news conference on travel restrictions to Israel and Palestine, after they were denied entry into Israel last week. At the…

Tlaib Says she Won't Remain Silent During Trip

JERUSALEM (AP) - Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not let down the Palestinian people by remaining silent about their condition on a visit to the West Bank. That's the case despite a letter she submitted earlier to the…

Israel PM Says US Reps Barred Over Boycott Calls

JERUSALEM (AP) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel “is open to all visitors and all criticism,'' but will bar entry to two U.S. Democratic congresswomen over their support for boycotts. Netanyahu's office issued a statement Thursday saying that based…

Evers, Democrats Offer gun Background Check Bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and Democratic lawmakers are proposing an expansion of background checks for gun sales in the state. Republicans who control the Legislature have said they are opposed to such efforts. But Evers and…

Musolf Elected to St. Louis County Board

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Minn. - Keith Musolf has been elected to the St. Louis County Board. He defeated Hermantown Mayor Wayne Boucher in a special election to replace Congressman Pete Stauber. Musolf had 994…

Larson, Nolle Face Off in Duluth Mayoral Race

DULUTH, Minn. - The Duluth mayoral race has been narrowed to two candidates. Incumbent Mayor Emily Larson will face challenger Dave Nolle in the November general election. About two-thirds of Duluth voters chose…

2019 Primary and Special Election Results

Below are the up to date results to the key races in Tuesday's Primary and Special Elections Mayor (Two Advance) Caleb Anderson -206    2.64% Corey Ford -160    2.05% Emily Larson (I) -5,225   66.87% Doris Queen Lavender -83   …

Elizabeth Warren to Campaign in Minnesota on Monday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will visit Minnesota to host a town hall on Monday. Warren will appear at the Leonard Center Fieldhouse at Macalester College in St. Paul. Doors open at 4:15 p.m. and…

Trump Changes Endangered Species Act Protections

WASHINGTON (AP) - California and Massachusetts say they'll go to court to fight the Trump administration's overhaul of the Endangered Species Act. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday that they planned to sue.…

Radinovich Announces he will not run for Congress Again

DULUTH, Minn. – Democrat Joe Radinovich confirmed on Friday that he will not run for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District again. Radinovich lost the race for 8th Congressional District to Republican Pete Stauber in November 2018. Radinovich made the announcement on…