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Trump Seeks Extra Immigration Judge For Bloomington

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Trump administration hopes to speed up deportations by sending extra immigration judges to 12 U.S. cities, including Bloomington.

Many of the judges are going to larger cities, such as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, but also included are places like Omaha, Nebraska. 294 more words


Talking Points: GOP Health Care Plan, Town Hall Meetings

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on the American Health Care Act, the GOP bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare. 365 more words


Judges Block Revised Travel Ban; Trump Vows To Fight On

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have issued orders that have temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban against refugees and immigrants from six predominantly Muslim countries, including Somalia. 341 more words


'Trump Slump' Expected To Hit Minnesota Tourism Economy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota’s tourism economy is expected to be hit by the “Trump Slump.”

That’s what some are calling international visitors afraid to come to the U.S. 276 more words


MDHS: 1.2M Minnesotans Will See Reduced Coverage Under GOP Health Care Bill

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Republican lawmakers insist their health care plan will be cheaper and cover more people than the Congressional Budget Office predicts.

Under the new Trump Administration health care plan — called the American Health Care Act — as many as 24 million people will lose their health insurance within a decade, according to a new report by the Congressional Budget Office. 345 more words


Talking Points: Big Pay Hike For Minnesota Lawmakers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Legislature is expected Monday to start debating the funding for a 45 percent pay raise for lawmakers.

But now House Speaker Kurt Daudt says that discussion will not take place until later in the Legislative session. 215 more words


Tim Kaine's Son Arrested In St. Paul Protest, Charges Possible

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The son of a United States Senator and a former vice presidential candidate was one of six people arrested in a violent protest Saturday inside the Minnesota State Capitol… 259 more words