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St. Louis Park City Leaders Reinstate Pledge of Allegiance After Backlash

President Trump Even Tweeted That The Pledge Was Under Siege And He Vowed To Win Minnesota in 2020

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption ST. LOUIS PARK, MN — The St. Louis Park City Council has voted to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance. After recently voting to reduce the recital of the Pledge, the council received significant pushback from community members and from President Donald Trump. Council member Thom Miller started the meeting by moving to reinstate the pledge….

President Trump Vows To Win Minnesota In 2020 Election In Latest Series of Tweets

He is tweeting again about the debate over the Pledge of Allegiance in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump is tweeting again about the debate over the Pledge of Allegiance in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. The president wrote that the pledge is under siege and, “That is why I am going to win the Great State of Minnesota in the 2020 Election. People are sick and tired of this disloyalty to our wonderful…

Former Senator Coleman To Have Section Of His Lungs Removed During Cancer Fight

Coleman says he underwent five weeks of intensive radiation, but a follow-up scan found a spot on his lungs

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman says he plans to have part of his lungs removed after a re-emergence of cancer. Coleman posted on his Facebook page Tuesday that he will have surgery on July 15. He says the procedure will remove about a quarter of his lungs and cut his lung capacity by up to 20%. Last…

Rep. Armstrong Tackles Addiction, USMCA & 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund

WASHINGTON – Criminal justice reform, addiction and farming. What’s being done in Washington to address these issues? North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong is working on a bipartisan bill to give $5 billion over five years to fight the opioid epidemic. At least $4 million would be given to each state to reduce overdose deaths through prevention, treatment, and recovery. “If…

Rick Berg Unanimously Elected To Full Term As North Dakota GOP Chairman

He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong

BISMARCK, ND — Former U.S. Congressman Rick Berg of Fargo has been elected to his first full term as chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party. Members of the party’s state committee unanimously backed Berg at their meeting in Bismarck on Saturday. He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong, who stepped down…

State Representative Was Drunk And Unable To Answer Questions Before Trespassing Arrest

State Rep. Matt Grossell of Clearbrook, Minnesota was arrested for trespassing at a St. Paul hospital

ST. PAUL, MN — We are learning new information about the arrest of a Minnesota legislator in St. Paul early Saturday morning. State Rep. Matt Grossell of Clearbrook was arrested for trespassing at a St. Paul hospital after a drunken night at a downtown hotel according to police. They say Grossell was drunk and pushed security guards at the Best Western…

CU Board of Regents Confirm Mark Kennedy As Next President, Vote Was 5-4

He has been president at UND since 2016.

DENVER — UND President Mark Kennedy has been selected as the next CU system president by the University of Colorado Board of Regents. The vote was split four-four but a “yes” vote by Chair Sue Sharkey gave Kennedy the votes he needed. His compensation package was approved by a 8-1 vote. Kennedy was the target of demonstrations and online petitions…

Regent Calls Attacks On Mark Kennedy “Unreasonable” And Blames Radical Leftists

Chance Hill is a member of the Colorado University Board of Regents

UND President Mark Kennedy in ColoradoDENVER, CO — A member of the Colorado University Board of Regents is speaking out in support of Mark Kennedy and the C-U presidential search process. In a Facebook post, Chance Hill wrote that he could no longer keep silent after Kennedy endured “unreasonable attacks and slanderous smears in the past two weeks.” Hill blames radical…

Two Former Democratic Senators Launch Voting Initiative “One Country Project”

North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp and Indiana's Joe Donnelly

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two former Democratic senators from red states who lost re-election bids in 2018 are leading a campaign to help their party win back votes in rural America. North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp and Indiana’s Joe Donnelly are starting an initiative called the One Country Project. Its website states that Democrats need to “reopen the dialogue” in areas where people…

MN Senate GOP Releases Tax Bill, Rep. Paul Marquart Responds

Republicans who control the Minnesota Senate have unveiled a tax bill they say will benefit all Minnesota taxpayers and provide tax cuts to half of them. The bill contrasts with proposals from Gov. Tim Walz and the House Democratic majority that would raise gasoline and other taxes. It includes a quarter–point income tax cut for middle–class taxpayers and would shelter…