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1 hr ago | PAXALLES

Scott Honour with Laura Ingraham on #Immigration @ScottHonourMN @ingrahamangle

Honour said he didn't want the GOP's endorsement and said he's the only primary candidate speaking about the immigration crisis in the US.

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7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Panel rejects Entenza's voter ID claim in state auditor race

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Star Tribune

Yes, we can - and must - help the kids at the border

This June 25, 2014, photo from Texas shows a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit, Opinion

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Visiting Africans from 18 countries prepare to become 'transformative leaders'

Twenty-five young African professionals studying on fellowship at the U of M, Rep. Keith Ellison at center The University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs this summer hosted 25 young African professionals in its first year as part of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Minnesota, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

KSTP

Feds: Minnesota Receives 173 Immigrant Children

The federal government says 173 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed in Minnesota since the start of the year.

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Politico

Progressives ask W.H. for wage order

The Congressional Progressive Caucus has a new suggestion for President Barack Obama, who's said he's looking for more ideas for new executive orders: guaranteeing wage protections and negotiation rights for federal contractors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

JD Supra

Defense Appropriations 'Wage Theft' Amendment May Bar Employers with...

Late last month, the Senate referred the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Act to the Senate Committee on Appropriations for consideration.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota refugee organizations fear loss of funds

Federal officials are warning that unless Congress approves President Obama's $3.7 billion funding request before the August congressional recess, $94 million that had been devoted mostly to refugees instead will be diverted to the escalating crisis on the border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Immigration debate comes to Minnesota in force

The simmering national fight over whether to aid thousands of unaccompanied Central American children who came to the United States illegally is intensifying as more of the children are finding their way to Minnesota.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Senate, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Immigration Reform, Minneapolis, MN

Switched

Rep. Keith Ellison Condemns 'Deplorable' Situation In Gaza But Opposes Iftar Dinner Boycott

After an Arab American group called for a boycott of the White House's annual Iftar dinner due to the escalating situation in Gaza, Congressman Keith Ellison joined HuffPost Live to discuss why he opposed the group's action.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

5 things you need to know Monday

Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://usat.ly/1mvqjGb Neil Armstrong speaks to a technician at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral shortly before setting off for the moon in 1989.

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Related Topix: US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), US Politics, Ted Strickland, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, US Governors

Roll Call

Muslim on Capitol Hill: Staffers Look to Rebuild

As rain pelted the capital, more than 200 Muslim Americans gathered in the Cannon House Office Building to break their daily fast.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gregory Meeks, Bill Pascrell, Peter King, Republican

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Caller

Presents The Alphabet Of Racism: the Letter 'C'

Collage images : public domain/Pete Souza, Getty Images, Creative Commons/Jim Padgett, YouTube screenshot/IIP State/Gene Luen Yang, Getty Images/Scott Olson, Getty Images/Alex Wong The Daily Caller's alphabetical tour de force showing that everything - no really, everything - is racist these days continues apace.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Star Tribune

DNR: Invasive carp found in Mississippi River

Jeffrey Marr Associate Dir. of Engineering and facilities at the St Anthony Falls Laboratory looked over a life sized photo of a bighead carp.

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Star Tribune

Rep. Ellison leads call for Middle East cease-fire

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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TwinCities

Entenza decides to bypass public financing in DFL primary for auditor

This year's campaign for Minnesota state auditor could get expensive, with challenger Matt Entenza announcing he won't be bound by spending limits in his DFL primary contest with incumbent Rebecca Otto.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Insight News

Voting rights on the line - and people lining up to defend them

Fifty years after the Freedom Summer work to defend Voting Rights, and 49 years after the passage fo the Voting Rights Act, threats to voting are emerging across the country.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Communications Workers of America

Movement Building: Iowa CWAers Join Community Group to Fight Corporate Polluters

Iowa CWA leaders and activists joined members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement for workshops and discussions at the CCI annual convention, then capped things off with a direct action protest at the governor's mansion.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Environmental Law, Law, Environment, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Switched

Mexican Bishop Raul Vera Lopez Slams Homophobes For Being 'Sick' And 'Heartless'

"The people who say homosexuals are sick are sick themselves," declared Catholic bishop Raul Vera Lopez of Saltillo, Mexico, in an interview with El Pais .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

ABC News

Obama Praises Egypt's Cease-Fire Plan for Israel

President Barack Obama praised Egypt's proposal Monday for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, telling Muslim-Americans that he's hopeful that the plan can restore calm in the wake of a deadly wave of violence.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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