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November 18, 2018
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington on Nov. 6, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas.
Incoming Democrats weigh Pelosi vote
16 hours 11 min ago
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs the White House on Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2018. The president said that he has not yet spoken to the new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, about the special counsel investigation, and he distanced himself from Whitaker by suggesting that he did not know him. (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump says he wouldn't stop acting attorney general from curtailing Mueller probe
18 hours 52 min ago
President Trump, center, speaks in the Oval Office on Thursday. He told reporters that the White House is looking "very strongly" at Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and reiterated his opposition to punishing Saudi Arabia by blocking arms sales. "There are other things we can do," he said. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Trump speaks with CIA about Khashoggi killing, says there will be a report by Tuesday
23 hours 6 min ago
President Donald Trump speaks with Gavin Newsom, left, California's governor-elect, as they toured fire-ravaged homes in Paradise, Calif., Nov. 17, 2018. As the death toll from California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire continued to rise, Trump toured the area alongside two of his vocal critics. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
In devastated California, Trump pledges federal help and delivers blame
23 hours 49 min ago
Agendas - Nov. 18
November 18, 2018 - 6:30am
November 17, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks during a conference with state and local military veterans leaders at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Nov. 15, 2018. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
'This would be a very good time to do a shutdown,' Trump says
November 17, 2018 - 3:46pm
Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, looks around from her seat on the floor of the Minnesota House as the 2017 Legislature convened at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Jan. 3, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota sends fresh faces to Congress: The pros and cons of adding 5 new members to the delegation
November 17, 2018 - 12:52pm
November 16, 2018
Alan Page, former professional American football player and Minnesota Supreme Court justice, is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Trump on Friday. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Minnesota hero Alan Page honored at White House
November 16, 2018 - 9:34pm
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Trump plans to nominate Andrew Wheeler, former coal lobbyist, as next EPA chief
November 16, 2018 - 9:04pm
Officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources harvested a balsam fir tree to decorate the Governor's Residence for the holiday season. The tree came from the Nemadji State Forest near Duluth.  Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota governor’s mansion Christmas tree ‘absolutely gorgeous’
November 16, 2018 - 7:22pm
Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's crown prince, arrives at the Elysee palace in Paris in April. Bloomberg photo by Christophe Morin
CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi's assassination
November 16, 2018 - 7:12pm
CNN reporter Jim Acosta waits for the microphone at a news conference with President Donald Trump about the results of the midterm elections, at the White House in Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. CNN sued the Trump administration on Nov. 13 in an effort to reinstate the press credentials of Acosta, escalating a dispute that has highlighted the increasingly tense dynamic between Trump and the news media. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Judge hands CNN victory in its bid to restore Jim Acosta's White House press pass
November 16, 2018 - 4:32pm
Gray wolves, like this one, would be open to state hunting and trapping seasons and removed from federal Endangered Species Act protections under a bill passed by the U.S. House Friday. It's unclear if the bill will pass the Senate. National Park Service photo.
U.S. House passes bill removing gray wolves from protected list
November 16, 2018 - 4:07pm
Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz, left, and Lt. Gov.-elect Peggy Flanagan, right, speak with reporters Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Flanagan, Walz pick labor, faith and business leaders for transition advisers
November 16, 2018 - 3:25pm
Crow Wing County: Voters surge in 2018 midterms, nearly rivaling 2016
November 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
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