PANMUNJOM, South Korea - President Donald Trump met Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea on Sunday, and briefly crossed into North Korea, marking the first time a sitting U.S. president has ever done so.
American families are carrying about $1.6 trillion in student loan debt, a massive burden that amounts to nearly 8 percent of national income, a share that has roughly doubled since the mid-2000s.
WASHINGTON - With the Trump administration considering a multipronged attack on federal poverty programs, Democrats staged a preemptive action.
President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on Monday intended to give Americans more information about the cost and quality of health-care services to help them comparison shop before they get care.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will propose on Monday, June 24, eliminating all $1.6 trillion of student debt held in the United States, a significant escalation of the policy fight in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary two days before the candidates' first debate in Miami.
WABASHA — U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a 2nd District Democrat, will conduct her sixth town hall event since taking office in January.
ST. PAUL — If it hadn’t been for an embarrassing state government computer system, Minnesota’s elected leaders might be bickering today about a state budget and headed toward a government shutdown.
Democratic Sen. Tina Smith says it is premature to consider impeaching President Donald Trump for allegations outlined in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, but does favor continued congressional investigations, particularly into obstruction of justice allegations against the president.
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump will use Tax Day on Monday to visit Minnesota, an erstwhile Democratic stronghold he hopes to flip in 2020 after nearly winning it in 2016. Questions remain, however, about just how much he’s politically benefiting from his signature legislative accomplishment.
As the new members of Congress from Minnesota passed 100 days in office last week, Democrats were already looking forward to next year’s election, while Republicans expressed frustration with ongoing Washington gridlock.
We’re still eight months away from the Iowa caucus, so a lot can happen between now and January. But so far, Sen. Amy Klobuchar is struggling to gain traction in a crowded Democratic presidential field. In a poll conducted by Monmouth University, Klobuchar polled below 5 percent in support a…
A family medical leave bill likely won’t see a hearing in the Minnesota Senate this year, Rochester GOP Sen. Dave Senjem said Sunday.
• Sen. Carla Nelson’s “Snow Day Relief Act” passed the Senate on Thursday. While it doesn’t mean legislators have the power to control the weather, it might provide some relief to school districts. The bill co-authored by the Rochester Republican would allow school boards to count snow days …