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Gay marriage set to become legal in Minnesota

Gay marriage set to become legal in Minnesota

With marriages to be available for Minnesota’s gay couples starting Aug. 1, Duluth residents Gary Anderson and Gary Boelhower are getting ready to do something that seemed impossible when they…

Madman with a gun wounds 19 in Mothers Day parade

Madman with a gun wounds 19 in Mothers Day parade

New Orleans police vowed to swiftly track down the gunmen who wounded 19 people at a neighborhood Mother’s Day parade, the latest case of violence flaring up around a celebration…

Republicans continue to seek political gain from Benghazi

Republicans continue to seek political gain from Benghazi

The Republican chairman of the House oversight panel is asking a veteran diplomat and a former chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff for sworn testimony about their investigation into…

Rand Paul busy plotting 2016 Presidential bid

Rand Paul busy plotting 2016 Presidential bid

Republican Sen. Rand Paul opened his presidential exploration tour Friday with a splashy set of speaking engagements in Iowa designed to broaden his tea party brand into something more mainstream…

Reactionary Republicans plan to politicize Benghazi tragedy through 2014

Reactionary Republicans plan to politicize Benghazi tragedy through 2014

Steady drips of information about a horrific night in Libya are fueling Republican arguments and ads designed to fire up the conservative base and undercut the Democrats’ early favorite for…

IRS claims it is sorry it targeted tea party, other right-wing groups

IRS claims it is sorry it targeted tea party, other right-wing groups

The Internal Revenue Service is apologizing for what it acknowledges was “inappropriate” targeting of conservative political groups during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status.…

Obama jumps back into health care debate

Obama jumps back into health care debate

President Barack Obama is launching a new effort to rally the public around his hotly disputed health care law, a strategy aimed at shoring up key components of the sweeping…

Republicans face problem turning Benghazi attack into a scandal

Republicans face problem turning Benghazi attack into a scandal

Politicians love few things better than a scandal to trip up their opponents, and Republicans hope last year’s fatal attack on U.S. diplomats in Libya will do exactly that to…

Immigration bill starts run of political gauntlet in Senate

Immigration bill starts run of political gauntlet in Senate

A bill to enact dramatic changes to the nation’s immigration system and put some 11 million immigrants here illegally on a path to citizenship is facing its first congressional test.…

Air Force finds ‘rot’ among ICBM launch officers

Air Force finds ‘rot’ among ICBM launch officers

The Air Force stripped an unprecedented 17 officers of their authority to control — and, if necessary, launch — nuclear missiles after a string of unpublicized failings, including a remarkably…