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Requiring voter ID, an eight-year study found, has no effect either on turnout among any group, which Democratic opponents fear, or on fraud, which Republican supporters sincerely but erroneously believe exists.

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Court ruling doesn't stop untraceable election spending

More than 100 outside groups spent over $50 million on "independent expenditure" ads during the closing months of last year's midterm election season. But only about 8 percent of them revealed information about the donors behind the ads, according to a new report.

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Notorious drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman convicted

Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a naked...

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Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly makes Democratic bid for Senate seat

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate.

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US commander: North Korea hasn't slowed its nuclear program

A top U.S. commander said Tuesday that he has not seen any effort by North Korea to curtail its nuclear weapons program since President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met for nuclear talks last year.

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Senate moves closer to confirming Barr as attorney general

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general could be in office by the end of the week after senators voted to move forward on his nomination.

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President Trump says Rep. Ilhan Omar should resign

Asked by reporters about controversial Omar remarks, Trump says she should either resign Congress or from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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Gabberts will leave Galleria as HOM builds new Bloomington flagship

The new megacenter will be larger than the one in Little Canada with HOM, Gabberts and Dock 86.

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North Dakota to sue feds over pipeline protest police costs

North Dakota will sue the federal government to try to recoup the $38 million it spent policing the prolonged protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline — a tactic one expert believes has little chance of success.

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NY Fed: Auto loan delinquencies at highest point since 2010

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says borrowers are behind in their auto loan payments in numbers not seen since delinquencies peaked at the end of 2010, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Border deal: Trump falls short on wall, Dems get less too

The undisputed grand prize at stake for President Donald Trump in the border security talks was money for his proposed wall with Mexico. He flat out got much less than he demanded.

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Neighbor arrested in Minneapolis slaying of mother, daughter

Police on Monday night arrested a man on suspicion of murder in the killings of his neighbor and her daughter in a Minneapolis apartment last weekend.

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DNA helps police nab suspect in '93 slaying of Minneapolis woman

The man, who later married and raised two children, was arrested in his hometown of Waite Park, Minn., next to St. Cloud.

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The Latest: El Chapo lawyer vows to appeal conviction

The Latest on the verdict for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's U.S. trial (all times local):

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She knows she will need to ski aggressively to challenge longtime friend and defending state champion Becca Divine of Eden Prairie in the state meet on Wednesday.

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