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WASHINGTON | Rep. Omar apologizes for tweets about support for Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has “unequivocally” apologized for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Minnesota Democrat said she had no intention of offending anyone, including Jewish Americans. “We … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Rep. Omar apologizes for tweets about support for Israel

ROSEAU, Minn | Former Ag Secretary Bob Bergland dies at 90

ROSEAU, Minn.— Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland has died in Minnesota. He was 90. Bergland’s daughter, Linda Vatnsdal (VAHT’-ens-dahl), says he died Sunday at a nursing home in Roseau (ROH’-zoh) in northern Minnesota As Agriculture Secretary for President Jimmy Carter, Bergland had the difficult job of defending to Midwest farmers Carter’s unpopular decision to … Continue reading ROSEAU, Minn | Former Ag Secretary Bob Bergland dies at 90