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It's time to hear about Klobuchar's 2020 vision

The launch of Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign at Boom Island Park on the Mississippi River, in the middle of a friendly little blizzard, was a perfect political event. Thousands of people showed up, some on skis or hauling their kids on sleds, to see Minnesota's senior senator enter the race. Dogs played in the snow. There were campfires burning in the shelters and plenty of hot cocoa to go around.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Stories, Amy Klobuchar, Mississippi River, Klobuchar, Boom Island Park


Klobuchar's snowy debut was fun; now the hard part

The launch of Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign at Boom Island Park on the Mississippi River, in the middle of a friendly little blizzard, was a perfect political event. Thousands of people showed up, some on skis or hauling their kids on sleds, to see Minnesota's senior senator enter the race. Dogs played in the snow. There were campfires burning in the shelters and plenty of hot cocoa to go around.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Stories, Amy Klobuchar, Mississippi River, Klobuchar, Boom Island Park


Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut was fun; now comes the hard part

I'm a Minnesota Democrat and I voted for Amy Klobuchar, writes David Perry. Now Perry wants her (along with other declared candidates) to show her work so he can understand what her centrist vision for Democrats in 2020 really is.
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar, David Perry Now Perry


'I know what intolerance looks like': Ilhan Omar takes her turn in the spotlight

The Minnesota congresswoman faced fire over Israel and fury over her treatment of Trump official Elliott AbramsOpinion: Omar should be more radical about Israel, not lessIlhan Omar made history in January when she became the first Somali American and one of the first Muslim women sworn into the US Congress. Related: Democratic party elites silence Ilhan Omar at their peril | Trita Parsi and Stephen Wertheim Continue reading...
Tags: Minnesota, Republicans, Israel, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Democrats, US politics, House Of Representatives, Venezuela, US Congress, Trump, Omar, Trita Parsi, Antisemitism


Jerry Westrom Threw Away a Napkin Last Month. It Was Used to Charge Him in a 1993 Murder.

The authorities in Minnesota said they identified a suspect in the killing using genealogy and tracked him to a hockey game, where they collected a sample of his DNA.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Genealogy, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Jerry Westrom


He Threw Away a Napkin at a Hockey Game. It Was Used to Charge Him in a 1993 Murder.

The authorities in Minnesota said they identified a suspect in the killing using genealogy and tracked him to a hockey game, where they collected a sample of his DNA.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Genealogy, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides


'The new Miguel Sano' trimmed down as Twins camp opens

A slimmed-down Miguel Sano has arrived at Twins spring training, a promising sign for Minnesota            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Ap, Twins, Miguel Sano


Who gets to have the mic and question candidates at CNN town halls?

Minnesota's Sen. Amy Klobuchar's turn to field questions comes Monday night.
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, Amy Klobuchar


Murphy, Minnesota end 4-game skid with 84-63 win vs. Indiana

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With Jordan Murphy muscling his way to 23 points and 11 rebounds and Gabe Kalscheur going 6-for-8 from 3-point range, Minnesota stopped a four-game losing streak with an 84-63 victory over Indiana on Saturday. Amir Coffey added 18 points for the Gophers (17-9, 7-8), who built a lead as big as 30 […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Sports, Indiana, Ap, Gophers, Jordan Murphy, Amir Coffey, Gabe Kalscheur, Murphy Minnesota


Amy Klobuchar Casts Herself as Heartland Democrat in First Campaign Swing

Ms. Klobuchar made her first campaign stop in Wisconsin, a state Hillary Clinton did not visit during the general election campaign in 2016 and lost to Donald J. Trump by less than one point.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Hillary Clinton, Wisconsin, Amy Klobuchar, Amy, Democratic Party, Brown, Baldwin, Donald J Trump, Klobuchar, Sherrod, United States Politics and Government, Tammy Suzanne Green, Presidential Election of 2020


Not My Job: We Quiz Matt Smith, Prince Philip On 'The Crown,' On Prince

The actor, who stars in Doctor Who, Mapplethorpe and Charlie Says, has also famously played a British prince. So we asked him to answer three questions about the Minnesota Prince.(Image credit: John Phillips/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Minnesota, Matt Smith, Philip, MAPPLETHORPE, Charlie Says


2020 Democrats Pan Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Numerous contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination came out swinging Friday against President Trump's controversial decision to declare a national emergency so he can move funds around for the construction of a wall on the southern border.Trump officially declared a national emergency Friday morning in response to Congress's refusal to approve the $5.7 billion he requested for construction of a wall on the southern border. Though it is likely to be tied up in lawsuits, t...
Tags: New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, California, Mexico, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Kirsten Gillibrand, Castro, Booker, Kamala Harris, Puerto Rico, Trump


Omar’s edgy Israel tweet no surprise to some back home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As Ilhan Omar’s political star was rising last year on her way to becoming one of the first Muslim women in Congress, several Minnesota Jewish leaders invited her to talk privately about past statements they considered anti-Semitic and anti-Israel. Gathering at a state senator’s home, they hoped to get a better sense […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Congress, Israel, Ap, Nation, Omar, Nation & World Politics, Ilhan Omar, Israel Gathering


Alleged leader pleads not guilty in Minnesota mosque bombing

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An Illinois man has pleaded not guilty in the bombing of a mosque in Minnesota, three weeks after two of his alleged accomplices pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors allege 47-year-old Michael Hari was the ringleader of an Illinois-based militia and that the trio drove more than 500 miles (800 kilometers) to […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Nation, Illinois, ST PAUL Minn AP, Michael Hari


The Liberal Flank Of The Democratic Party Is Ascendant: Will Voters Follow?

WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal that calls for an “economic transformation” to combat climate change. On Thursday, newly-elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez led a chorus of cheers as Amazon announced it was abandoning plans to build a sought-after headqu...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, New York City, Israel, America, Ap, Democrats, House, Queens


Ilhan Omar: Who is Minnesota's Somalia-born congresswoman?

The first Somali-American in Congress has shaken up Washington DC since her election in 2018.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Congress, Washington Dc, Somalia, Ilhan Omar


House Passes Funding Bill, Sending It To Trump’s Desk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican boundary. Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed to build a wall along t...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Congress, California, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Ap, Democrats, Gop, House, Iowa, Amy Klobuchar


Koivu ‘totally confident’ in return from ACL surgery

Leaning on his crutches, just six days after reconstructive surgery on his right knee, Mikko Koivu was asked if he had concern about his ability to return to the Minnesota Wild next season at age 36. Just as if he were corralling a puck with a quick flick of his stick on a faceoff, Koivu […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Sports, Koivu, Mikko Koivu


The Honor of Elliott Abrams

Three weeks ago, Elliott Abrams returned to government. This was very good news for U.S. foreign policy. He is the State Department’s special representative for Venezuela. And his presence on the public stage has reignited passions about the Reagan administration’s record in Latin America.Abrams was the assistant secretary of state for Latin America in Reagan’s second term. During the first, he had been assistant secretary for international organizations, and then for human rights. (Abrams joine...
Tags: South Korea, News, Minnesota, Congress, Washington, America, Reagan, House, Middle East, Venezuela, Capitol Hill, State Department, El Salvador, Latin America, Bush, Elliott


A Trump Era Classic

A Minnesota Sheriff has been forced to intervene so no one gets hurt or killed in yet another Trumper-driven conspiracy theory, sort of a rural Pizzagate. Social media sites picked up news that a dog named “Donald Trump” had been shot and killed and decided it was a political statement against the President, with suspicions focused on a neighbor who the folks on social media decided was a Democrat. There have apparently been multiple threats of violence on various social media sites against imag...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Donald Trump, Josh Marshall, Trumper, Editor’s Blog


Sheriff Shuts Down Conspiracy Theories Over Death Of Dog Named ‘Trump’

A Minnesota sheriff says a dog named Donald Trump wasn’t shot and killed over a political rivalry, despite false claims circulating on social media that have spurred “violent threats” against some county residents. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office concluded the person who shot Donald Trump the dog Sunday was “legally protecting their livestock” on private property. The shooter has not been identified. “Facts have been misrepresented on social media sites,” Sheriff Shawn Haken’s office said ...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Donald Trump, Trump, Jackson County Sheriff s Office, Thom, Minneapolis Neighbors, Lakefield, Democratic Sen Amy Klobuchar, Summer Concepcion, Shawn Haken, Randal Thom of Lakefield


Palmer’s last-second FTs lift Huskers over Gophers 62-61

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer made two free throws with 1.1 seconds left to give Nebraska a 62-61 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, ending the Cornhuskers’ seven-game losing streak. Minnesota’s Dupree McBrayer had picked up a loose ball under the basket moments earlier, but he stepped out of bounds, giving Nebraska possession with […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Sports, Ap, Palmer, Nebraska, Cornhuskers, Gophers, Lincoln Neb, Huskers, James Palmer, Dupree McBrayer


Ocasio-Cortez among Democrat rebels opposing shutdown deal over DHS spending – live

Newly elected progressive Democrats say they’ll vote no on the shutdown deal because it boosts funding for homeland securitySign up for the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 5.39pm GMT Presidential candidates are now hitting the “soup supper” circuit in Iowa and showing up at local county Democratic Party fundraisers.As Iowa Starting Line reports:The Monroe County Democrats will hear from Amy Klobuchar, John Delaney, and Eric Swalwell this Sunday in Albia at their annual Spaghetti ...
Tags: Minnesota, US, US news, Dhs, US politics, Iowa, House Of Representatives, US Congress, Donald Trump, Democratic Party, Knoxville, Delaney, Klobuchar, Eric Swalwell, Trump Administration, Paul Manafort


Palmer’s last-second FTs lift Huskers over Gophers 62-61

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer made two free throws with 1.1 seconds left to give Nebraska a 62-61 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, ending the Cornhuskers’ seven-game losing streak. Minnesota’s Dupree McBrayer had picked up a loose ball under the basket moments earlier, but he stepped out of bounds, giving Nebraska possession with […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Sports, Ap, Palmer, Nebraska, Cornhuskers, Gophers, Lincoln Neb, Huskers, James Palmer, Dupree McBrayer


Jake Tapper Points Out The Absurd Hypocrisy Of Trump Lambasting Ilhan Omar

The Minnesota congresswoman apologized this week for comments Democratic leaders called anti-Semitic.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Jake Tapper, Ilhan Omar


Rep. Ilhan Omar Spars With Elliott Abrams Over His Links To War Crimes

The Minnesota Democrat's tangle with Trump's new special envoy to Venezuela shed light on Abrams' controversial career.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Venezuela, Trump, Ilhan Omar Spars With Elliott Abrams


Sheriff: Dog named Donald Trump wasn’t killed over politics

A Minnesota sheriff says a dog named Donald Trump wasn’t shot and killed over a political rivalry, despite false claims circulating on social media that have spurred “violent threats” against some county residents. The Jackson County Sheriff’s office concluded the person who shot Donald Trump the dog Sunday was “legally protecting their livestock” on private […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Nation, Donald Trump, Jackson County


Minnesotans debate Rep. Ilhan Omar's tweets

Many Jews in Minnesota are upset by her recent tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they’ve been bought off. But an official of a Minnesota Muslim advocacy group calls the criticism of Omar unfair. (Feb. 13)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Congress, Israel, Ap, Omar, Ilhan Omar, Minnesota Muslim


Racist posts spark police response at Minnesota high school

OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) — School officials called police and put a Minnesota high school on lockdown as tensions boiled over after racist comments targeting black students were posted on social media. Two students accused of assaulting an officer were arrested amid the altercation this week at Owatonna Senior High School. School district officials say they […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Nation, Minn AP, Owatonna, Owatonna Senior High School School


Shutdown latest: Congress expected to vote Thursday on deal – live

Congressional negotiators try to hammer out details of deal to avoid another government shutdown before midnight Friday deadlineSign up to the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 5.33pm GMT After being widely condemned for anti-Semitic comments this week, Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar is now taking her frustrations out on Capitol Hill reporters.Before I even got my question out the second time I saw her, Ilhan Omar angrily said: “Are you serious? What’s wrong with you.” https://...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Republicans, Congress, US, World news, US news, Democrats, New Hampshire, House Of Representatives, Bill De Blasio, US Senate, Capitol Hill, US Congress, Donald Trump, De Blasio



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