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Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has backed Democratic presidential candidates for nearly half a century and rarely receives much attention during the final stages of the race, when campaigns typically fo...

When Trump talks law and order, some Wisconsin voters listen

DE PERE, Wis. (AP) — Alexis Arnold says she's sympathetic toward protesters who have peacefully fought racial injustice this summer. But as some demonstrations spiral into violence, her anxiety is bui...

For Ellison, Floyd case brings pressure -- and opportunity

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Keith Ellison has been a civil rights activist, a defense attorney, a cable-TV favorite, a rabble-rouser in Congress, a party operator and an occasional provocateur on Twitter. ...

'Eyes are on you:' Minneapolis neighbors band to stand guard

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The two men stepped from the shadows as the car turned off an upscale shopping street into a residential area located on the far edge of the rioting that swept through Minneapolis. ...

Officials see extremist groups, disinformation in protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials are seeking to determine whether extremist groups had infiltrated police brutality protests across the country and deliberately tipped largely peaceful demonstrations ...

Officials see extremist groups, disinformation in protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials sought to determine Sunday whether extremist groups had infiltrated police brutality protests across the country and deliberately tipped largely peaceful demonstration...

Officials blame differing groups of 'outsiders' for violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — As protests over the death of George Floyd grow in cities across the U.S., government officials have been warning of the “outsiders” -- groups of organized rioters they say are flood...

In Iowa, anxiety and unpredictability clouds caucus finish

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic presidential candidates hustled across the state Sunday trying to fire up voters and make one last appeal to those struggling to...

The critical fight inside Democrats' establishment primary

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Within the Democrats' sprawling presidential contest is a smaller, yet critical competition among a handful of candidates jockeying to secure the backing of their party's estab...

Iowa Democrats treat Warren-Sanders dust-up as 'Who cares?'

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ann Stromquist watched this week’s Democratic presidential debate like the research scientist she is. She studied the candidates' answers carefully, looking for something to hel...

Trump Jr. pitches to base while his father fights for Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two days before President Donald Trump rallies in Texas, his eldest son on Tuesday looked to help him hang onto the reliably Republican state, playing to the conservative base by de...

Trump attacks Biden, slams impeachment probe at Minn. rally

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe Thursday as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail, with biting...

Voters are anxious and wary as Democrats pursue impeachment

EXTON, Pennsylvania (AP) — Many voters, including Democrats, are expressing wariness about the decision by House Democrats decision to move toward impeaching President Donald Trump. ...

'Go back'? Omar and the squad are building strength at home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump can tell Rep. Ilhan Omar to "go back" to Somalia all he wants. All indications suggest she's not going anywhere. Safely entrenched in libera...

Again? Yup. What to know about the overnight budget shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Again? Yup. While you were sleeping, Congress was shutting down the government in a new but familiar display of dysfunction. It's the second time this year lawmaker...