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A loud start to the quiet year at the Minnesota Legislature

A loud start to the quiet year at the Minnesota Legislature

As legislators swore their pledge of allegiance, the shouts of protesters calling for tougher gun regulations could be heard through the chambers’ thick wooden doors.

Minneapolis takes steps to open up process for next City Council raises

Minneapolis takes steps to open up process for next City Council raises

The changes would increase openness, though based on what happened at the council’s final meeting of 2017, it’s a pretty low bar.

How Pennsylvania's court-drawn political map could change 2018 election dynamics

Most reviews say the less-tortured, nonpartisan map will substantially increase the likelihood of Democrats picking up seats, although we’re still nine months away from Election Day.