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March 13, 2018
Senators divided on Trump's fired secretary of state
GRAND FORKS—Senators from Minnesota and North Dakota are split on the road ahead after President Donald Trump's Monday announcement that he is firing Rex Tillerson, his administration's secretary of state.
March 13, 2018 - 9:48pm
Smith, Murkowski introduce bipartisan bill to expand mental health services in schools
U.S. Sens. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) introduced a bipartisan bill Monday to expand mental health services in the school...
March 13, 2018 - 1:30pm
March 10, 2018
N.D. Republicans wary of Trump's tariffs while Minn.'s Smith celebrates
GRAND FORKS—North Dakota's Republican leaders in Washington, often content with President Donald Trump's policy decisions, took a different...
March 10, 2018 - 4:54pm
Congressional leaders have cautious optimism for Trump-North Korea talks
GRAND FORKS — Minnesota and North Dakota leaders are cautiously open to President Donald Trump's plans to meet with North Korean leader...
March 10, 2018 - 4:24pm
Opinion: A fierce advocate for Minnesota
Since the beginning of the year, I have had the honor of representing Minnesota in the U.S. Senate. While I may be new to the Senate, I'm not new to Minnesota. My husband Archie I raised a family here. I worked for General Mills, started my own business, and worked in the nonprofit...
March 10, 2018 - 7:30am
March 9, 2018
Sen. Smith makes major child care access and affordability push
U.S. Senator Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently launched her "Childcare Access and Affordability" listening sessions across Minnesota. Back in Washington,...
March 9, 2018 - 1:30pm
February 23, 2018
Al Franken: What's next? 'I'm not quite ready to answer yet.'
ST. PAUL — Al Franken, what's next for you? "It's a good question, and one I'm not quite ready to answer yet." That's how the former U.S....
February 23, 2018 - 5:53pm
February 22, 2018
'No reason' for inaction: Minn., N.D. leaders add to gun debate
WASHINGTON—Last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla., left 17 dead and has since evoked uncommon political attention from politicians—from...
February 22, 2018 - 8:56pm
February 17, 2018
Battles may loom about Fischbach, funding
ST. PAUL — It was all happy happy, joy joy last week when legislative leaders from both parties and Gov. Mark Dayton posed for selfies and met the media for a pre-session briefing. They can profess chumminess all they want, but the reality is there are serious disagreements...
February 17, 2018 - 10:15am
Trump budget cuts crop insurance and heating, boosts military and infrastructure
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A long list of potential funding cuts proposed by President Donald Trump could target programs that serve North Dakotans and Minnesotans, Congress members said this week. But the U.S. lawmakers don't think the president's budget—at least in its entirety—will...
February 17, 2018 - 10:03am
February 5, 2018
Fellow Democrat Nick Leonard to challenge Tina Smith for Senate seat
Minnesota's newest senator now has some competition from within her own party. Nick Leonard, a Minneapolis lawyer and activist, announced Monday,...
February 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
Bachmann not running: 'Not hearing any call from God'
ST. PAUL — Former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said she does not feel God has called her to run for U.S. Senate, so is staying out of the...
February 5, 2018 - 6:29pm
February 2, 2018
Newly sworn-in Minn. senator says Democrats willing to work 'in good faith' with Trump
ST. PAUL—U.S. Sen. Tina Smith of Minnesota delivered the national Democratic weekly address one day short of a month in office. The senator...
February 2, 2018 - 1:15pm
January 29, 2018
Here's who MN, ND leaders are bringing to Trump's State of the Union
WASHINGTON—When Donald Trump addresses the nation on Tuesday night, Jan. 30, lawmakers from Minnesota and North Dakota will be listening carefully for the president's vision—and from a look at the guest list, some are looking to make statements of their own. Here's a look...
January 29, 2018 - 5:33pm
January 26, 2018
Minnesota Sen. Smith calls attempted Mueller firing 'disturbing,' others more measured
Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., minced no words Friday, Jan. 26, on recent reports that President Donald Trump attempted last year to fire Special...
January 26, 2018 - 8:18pm