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June 21, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Greg Davids says the Pledge of Allegiance during the 2018 legislative session. On Thursday, June 21, 2018, he praised a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing states to collect sales tax for most online purchases. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Supreme Court's online sales tax ruling called a victory for Minnesota businesses
June 21, 2018 - 4:31pm
June 20, 2018
In a spruced-up Duluth, Minn., warehouse, President Donald Trump sits in the center seat during a roundtable discussion about the economy on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Forum News Service photoplay button
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
June 20, 2018 - 9:26pm
June 19, 2018
While his father, Daniel Del Toro, speaks out against separating immigrant children from their parents, his 2-year-old son Joaquin looks at reporters in the Minnesota Capitol on Tuesday, June 19. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesotans seek to keep immigrant families together
June 19, 2018 - 3:41pm
June 5, 2018
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison signs paperwork to run for Minnesota attorney general on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. He and others filed to run in the Secretary of State's office in St. Paul on the last day to become a candidate.. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Ellison opts for Minn. attorney general over Congress re-election
June 5, 2018 - 1:27pm
June 4, 2018
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz hoists the 2018 NFL Vince Lombardi Super Bowl Championship Trophy as he stands with, from left, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, Eagles Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles and Eagles back-up quarterback Nate Sudfeld as the Super Bowl LII victory parade earlier this year in Philadelphia. President Trump announced Monday he was rescinding the team's invitation to the White House, which was scheduled for Tuesday, June 5. Chris LaChall / USA TODAY NETWORK
Trump rescinds Eagles' invitation to White House
June 4, 2018 - 6:59pm
June 3, 2018
Democratic Minnesota governor candidate Erin Murphy, right, and running mate  Erin Maye Quade wave to the state convention crowd Sunday, June 3, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL notebook: Erin, Erin on Minnesota ticket
June 3, 2018 - 5:45pm
Justin Vold, who lives near Litchfield, works on his phone at the Minnesota DFL convention in Rochester on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Trump factor affects both party conventions
June 3, 2018 - 3:42pm
June 2, 2018
Minnesota governor candidate Erin Murphy waits on stairs as state Rep. Ilhan Omar introduces her Saturday, June 2, 2018, as seen on the large screen in the background, at the state DFL convention in Rochester. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Murphy endorsed, but Walz to challenge in primary
June 2, 2018 - 6:35pm
June 1, 2018
Amy Klobuchar accepts Minnesota Democrats' third endorsement for U.S. senator Friday night, June 1, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Democrats endorse Smith, Klobuchar
June 1, 2018 - 9:09pm
State Auditor Rebecca Otto is all smiles as she talks to a fellow Democrat Friday, June 1, 2018, at the party's state convention in Rochester. She is one of three Democrats running for governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL notebook: Governor race top priority
June 1, 2018 - 6:12pm
May 27, 2018
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
May 27, 2018 - 6:37am
May 23, 2018
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.
Noem has edge in fundraising heading into SD governor's June 5 primary
May 23, 2018 - 6:56pm
Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 21, 2018
Minnesota state Reps. Julie Sandstede of Hibbing and Rick Hansen of South St. Paul chat in a nearly empty House chamber Sunday, May 20, 2018, as the Legislature's work for the year wound down. Don Davis / Forum News Service
A bumpy ending for Minnesota Legislature
May 21, 2018 - 12:06am
May 20, 2018
House Agriculture Chairman Paul Anderson of Starbuck talks to a Minnesota Capitol visitor Sunday, May 20, 2018, as he tried to delay implentation of a fertilizer rule for a year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative committees delay Dayton nitrate rule ... maybe
May 20, 2018 - 8:45pm
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