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July 18, 2018
Former FBI Director James Comey begins testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, June 8, 2017. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Former FBI director James Comey urges votes for Democrats this fall
July 18, 2018 - 11:39am
July 13, 2018
Gubernatorial candidate Erin Murphy stopped by Sage on Laurel in downtown Brainerd Thursday, July 12, to discuss her sweeping health care proposal -- a statewide single-payer plan. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Murphy unveils single-payer health plan in gubernatorial run
July 13, 2018 - 7:00am
July 10, 2018
Jeff Johnson, 62, didn't mince words with what he sees as a state government overstepping its bounds and hurting everyday Minnesotans in the process. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
'If people come out, I believe I'll win'
July 10, 2018 - 11:00am
July 9, 2018
President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks onstage during a rally in Great Falls, Montana, on July 5, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tim Goessman.
As Trumpism takes hold, Republicans face increasing pressure to embrace policies they once opposed
July 9, 2018 - 6:49am
June 29, 2018
Reader Opinion: Making us great
June 29, 2018 - 8:30am
Gubernatorial candidates Lori Swanson (left), Tim Walz, Jeff Johnson and Erin Murphy address a bevy of complex economic questions -- drawing upon their diverse backgrounds, occupations and political leanings. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Governor candidates tackle big questions in state economics
June 29, 2018 - 6:00am
June 28, 2018
Reader Opinion: Minnesota nice?
June 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
June 22, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks about immigration during a Cabinet meeting, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, June 21, 2018.  From left: CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Trump, and Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump answers critics of family separation policy with Americans 'permanently separated' from family by illegal immigrants
June 22, 2018 - 4:57pm
June 21, 2018
FILE — President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council, at the White House in Washington, June 18, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Study: Republicans see 'misinformation' in media at twice the rate of Democrats
June 21, 2018 - 9:45pm
Courtney Carlson (back row, left) poses with family and friends as they head into the fourth hour of their wait at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Carlson was in Duluth Wednesday, June 20, to hear President Donald Trump in person for the first time. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Pro- and anti-Trump groups converge on harbor front: Rally draws large crowd
June 21, 2018 - 6:35pm
June 20, 2018
Throngs waited in the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Wednesday, June 20 -- many for four hours or more -- in humid 80-degree temps. Travelers braved congested roads and packed walkways to see Trump -- and even weathered a lengthy power outage to boot. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
President Trump draws impressive crowds to Duluth campaign rally
June 20, 2018 - 7:35pm
June 18, 2018
President Donald Trump arrives back at the White House in Washington after an afternoon of golf at his club in nearby Sterling, Va., June 16, 2018. Separating children from their families had long been regarded as the nuclear option in the effort to discourage illegal immigration. The Trump administration began weighing it almost immediately upon taking office. (Samuel Corum/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
White House insists Democrats to blame for family separations, even as some in GOP urge Trump to reverse course
June 18, 2018 - 10:43am
June 17, 2018
Richard Painter, the one-time ethics counsel to Bush II and a law professor at the University of Minnesota, is running against sitting Senator Tina Smith in the DFL primary. Submitted Photo / Richard Painter Campaign
Painter touts the universal value of ethics for government in senate bid
June 17, 2018 - 8:00am
June 12, 2018
Odin Sjoberg (left) greets 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan and Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Monday, June 11, in the Wings Cafe at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. Nolan decided to join Lori Swanson’s gubernatorial bid as her lieutenant governor running mate. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video

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The curse of public service: Nolan discusses surprising bid for lt. gov.
June 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 11, 2018
Repeal the Legacy Amendment and outlaw gay marriage? 5 official Republican platform positions that might surprise you.
June 11, 2018 - 4:01pm
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