Politics & Elections

Authorities Investigating Leak in Keystone Pipeline

  MARSHALL COUNTY, SD -- An investigation is being launched by the federal government on why 210,000 gallons of oil leaked out of the Keystone pipeline in rural South Dakota. TransCanada shut down the massive pipeline Thursday morning after technicians…

Protests Against Sexual Harassment on Minnesota's Capitol Hill

  ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Multiple political and nonprofit organizations descended on Minnesota's Capitol to show their support for people who have been sexually harassed or assaulted in the workplace. A crowd gathered with signs and many current and former…

Minnesota Doctors May See Limits on Opioid Prescriptions

  MINNESOTA -- New limits for opioid prescriptions are underway in Minnesota for doctors in the Medicaid program. Doctors who give more than the limit for more than half of their patients will be warned and go through extra training.…

Minnesota, North Dakota Senators React to Franken Accusations

  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Franken's counterpart, Minnesota U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, strongly condemned her colleague without mentioning him by name. Klobuchar released a statement saying: "This should not have happened to Leeann Tweeden. I strongly condemn this behavior and the…

ND Lawmakers Reviewing Anti-Sexual Harassment Policies

BISMARCK, ND -- North Dakota legislative leaders will review anti-sexual harassment policies for state lawmakers. The Legislative Procedure and Arrangements Committee will meet December 6 at the Capitol to discuss the policies that have been in place for almost 30…