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February 23, 2018
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
February 23, 2018 - 5:21pm
House forms committee to investigate Rep. Johnson, who allegedly lunged at a fellow legislator
February 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
Rick Gates, a longtime protégé and junior partner of Donald Trump's presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort, arrives to the E. Barrett Prettyman federal court in Washington, Feb. 23, 2018. Gates, who was indicted by the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, is expected to plead guilty on Friday, according to people familiar with his plea agreement, a move that signals he is cooperating with the investigation. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates plans to plead guilty to 2 charges
February 23, 2018 - 1:35pm
Senate keeps Port Yankton off 2018 ballot, at least for now
February 23, 2018 - 12:15pm
Mitchell City Hall. (Matt Gade / Republic)
'More is always better' in the mayor's race
February 23, 2018 - 8:00am
February 22, 2018
Rick Gates, a longtime protégé and junior partner of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in New York in an April 24, 2017 file photo. Gates was expected to surrender to federal authorities on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, after a person close to the case said the first charges were filed in a special counsel investigation. (Damon Winter/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
February 22, 2018 - 5:14pm
Senate committee rejects campus free speech proposal
February 22, 2018 - 4:05pm
Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, leaves the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Mueller has charged an attorney with making a false statement when he was interviewed about work he did with a Donald Trump presidential campaign adviser six years ago. The attorney, Alex van der Zwaan, was expected to appear in court on Feb. 20, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times / Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
February 22, 2018 - 3:57pm
President Donald Trump during a meeting with state and local officials on school safety inside the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Feb. 22, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
February 22, 2018 - 3:30pm
Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association chief, takes the stage to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, in National Harbor, Md., Feb. 22, 2018. LaPierre, speaking publicly Thursday for the first time since last week’s deadly school shooting, defended gun ownership while criticizing the news media, Democrats and the FBI. (Pete Marovich/The New York Times)
After silence on Parkland, NRA pushes back against law enforcement, media, gun-control advocates
February 22, 2018 - 11:05am
Deal reached: State's wineries might get to import 50 percent from outside
February 22, 2018 - 9:31am
South Dakota Senate panel rejects refugee resettlement bill
February 22, 2018 - 8:59am
House supports asking voters to make changes to Marsy's Law
February 22, 2018 - 8:57am
February 21, 2018
President Donald Trump participates in a discussion that included survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting, at the White House in Washington, Feb. 21, 2018. “We’re going to do something about this horrible situation,” Trump said at the event's outset, adding that his administration would be “very strong on background checks.” (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump's solution for school shootings: arm teachers
February 21, 2018 - 9:48pm
President Donald Trump holds a card with questions during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room at the White House on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Photo captures Trump's notes for listening session
February 21, 2018 - 7:58pm