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…

Following numerous reports of "bad behavior" and arguments among members sparked by the watching of two cable news channels, 125 Live executive director Sylwia Oliver decided enough was enough.

State lawmakers from Southeast Minnesota are pushing to create a $25 million revolving loan fund to spur business and entrepreneurial activity in the region’s towns and cities.

• 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 …

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