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Vice President Joe Biden shares his memories of former White House Press Secretary James Brady during his memorial service at the Newseum on Oct. 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Biden: National Economy Doing Well In ‘Macroeconomic Sense’

Vice President Joe Biden urged Iron Range Democrats on Thursday to get out the vote for U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, saying Republicans don’t understand the needs of the middle class.

10/24/2014

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More Insurers To Offer Health Law Plans Next Year

The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president’s health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 44 states.

09/24/2014

Vikings player Adrian Peterson is indicted for child abuse, according to his attorney. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Peterson Indictment: More NFL Off-Field Trouble

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.

09/12/2014

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks at the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference, June 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bachmann: FBI Told Me Americans Who Joined ISIS Would Be Allowed To Return To US

Rep. Michele Bachmann says she was told by the FBI that Americans who joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Middle East would be allowed to return to the U.S.

09/11/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

File photo of US President Barack Obama.  (Credit:  BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Take ‘Year Of Action’ To Minnesota

President Barack Obama is taking his “year of action” tour to Minnesota, heading to St. Paul on Wednesday to announce a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs and restore infrastructure.

02/23/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Personal Stories Used As Spin Over Obamacare

When Jennifer Slafter first ran the numbers, she thought the new federal health care law would cost her family an extra $171 a month for an insurance plan with a higher deductible. So the 40-year-old stay-home mom from southeastern Minnesota felt compelled to go public with her frustration.

12/09/2013

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Activists to Protest Redskins Name Before Vikings Game

American Indian activists and others plan to demonstrate against the Washington Redskins’ nickname ahead of the team’s game against the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night.

11/07/2013

Former Senator Rod Grams of Minnesota has died at age 65. (Getty Images)

Former U.S. Senator, Anchorman Rod Grams Dies

Former U.S. senator Rod Grams, a popular TV anchorman who went on to become the most conservative politician ever elected to statewide office in Minnesota, has died. He was 65.

10/10/2013

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Firearms Studio Sells Tickets To Bin Laden Assassination Simulation

$325 could buy tickets to “Zero Dark Thirty” for you and 40 of your closest friends, or you can use it for a chance to shoot Osama Bin Laden yourself, with paintballs.

08/20/2012

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