Walter Mondale
President Joe Biden has saluted his “friend of five decades” Walter Mondale, traveling to the University of Minnesota to remember the former vice president and Democratic Party elder whose memorial service was delayed for a year due to the pandemic.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Public memorial services for former Vice President Walter Mondale are planned for September in Minnesota and in Washington, D.C., his family said.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Lee Hart, the wife of former U.S. Sen. Gary Hart of Colorado, has died. She was 85.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris can’t beat the work commute.

She’s living temporarily at Blair House, the president’s official guest residence on Pennsylvania Avenue across from the White House, while some repair work is done at the official vice presidential home a few miles away on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After Democrats saw Walter Mondale lose 49 states to President Ronald Reagan in 1984, party leaders came up with a plan: create a one-day “Super Tuesday” primary where Southern states could vote en masse to produce a more moderate — and “electable” — nominee, preferably fro
DENVER (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet picked up the endorsement Friday of onetime White House hopeful Gary Hart, a party elder statesman hoping to boost Bennet’s longshot candidacy.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A proposal to rename a state park on the St. Croix River after former Vice President Walter Mondale has been dropped after strong opposition from local residents.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump will use Tax Day on Monday to visit Minnesota, an erstwhile Democratic stronghold he hopes to flip in 2020 after nearly winning it in 2016.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton says his proudest accomplishments in his 40 years of politics came late in his career: restoring state government to financial health and funding all-day kindergarten.
Amid all the 50th anniversary observances that recall the pain of 1968, one marked by a new documentary is more uplifting.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the swearing in of two new Senate Democrats (all times local):

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miles Lord, a onetime federal judge in Minnesota who presided over a number of groundbreaking cases and spoke out against corporate abuses, has died.
The most-viewed presidential debates, since they began regularly in 1976.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic vice-presidential nominee Tim Kaine paid a visit to Minnesota while running mate Hillary Clinton stayed off the campaign trail with a bout of pneumonia.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Wendell Anderson loved being Minnesota’s governor so much that he couldn’t wait to get to work in the morning.
Highlights of this day in history: Julius Caesar born; Walter Mondale taps Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman to run on a major party ticket for the White House; Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party; Comedian Bill Cosby born