This year Minnesota is home to the only two Democratic-held House seats that are rated a toss-up. Republican Jim Hagedorn and Democrat Dan Feehan are competing in a district that's voted for both parties, and where issues of health care…
Twitter and Facebook, the world's largest social media giants, told the senators investigating Russia's tactics during the U.S. elections that they had improved their defenses, but some still lawmakers believe the companies need regulation. Meanwhile, the question of whether social…
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By Associated Press
The last special election of the year for the U.S. House is too close to call.
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By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A bill to authorize funding for intelligence agencies and support critical national security programs especially targeting Russia, China and North Korea, passed the House on Thursday.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Republican House leaders talked of breaking a stalemate on "Dreamers," and votes on two bills are planned for next week. Also, three ships carrying hundreds of migrants faced worsening weather in the Mediterranean, as a…
Republicans engaged in a high-stakes, closed-door fight on Thursday over immigration, and especially on the fate of so-called "Dreamers." Moderates have rebelled against the GOP leaders in order to try and force votes on the issue. Their meeting was an…
By Juliet Linderman, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Since October, eight lawmakers have either resigned or abandoned re-election bids amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.
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