D.J. Tice

Commentary editor
Phone: 612-673-4456
D.J. Tice is the Star Tribune’s Commentary Editor and a member of the newspaper’s Editorial Board. He has been a writer, editor and publisher in Twin Cities journalism for more than 30 years. Tice was an editor at Corporate Report Minnesota and Twin Cities magazines, editor and publisher at the Twin Cities Reader, and an editorial writer and columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. From 2003-2009, he was the Star Tribune’s state political editor, directing coverage of the Legislature, state government, the Minnesota congressional delegation, and elections. He is the author of two books of popular history. His collection of ordinary Minnesotans’ memories, Minnesota’s Twentieth Century, published by the University of Minnesota Press, was awarded the Minnesota Book Award for history in 2000.

Recent content from D.J. Tice

Replay of live chat on GOP presidential race

Commentary Editor D.J. Tice held a Live Chat sizing up the candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination. Read the replay and see what Tice and readers had to say about the race.

Updated: November 16, 2011, - 12:50 PM

Our role in America's political divide

Americans are upset about polarizing politics. What they don't fully grasp is that it's their own fault.

Updated: August 13, 2011, - 09:13 PM

Short take: An early bet on GOP in budget in stalemate

Dayton’s leverage in budget negotiations now depends on how long he’s willing to keep core constituencies out of work.

Updated: July 01, 2011, - 04:59 PM

Deadlock at the State Capitol: The balance of power

The executive branch seems to have an advantage in these disputes.

Updated: May 28, 2011, - 10:14 PM

Money will never buy immortality

And yet we want it to. Which is why health care is so costly. Which brings us to ...

Updated: April 30, 2011, - 08:08 PM

Response to 'Counterpoint'

I thank Rep. Hamilton and Sen. Sheran for their civil and substantive rebuttal. But, with respect, their argument strikes me as something of a heads-I-win-tails-you-lose proposition.

Updated: March 30, 2011, - 08:39 AM

A myth-busting look at property taxes

Think local levies punish mainly outstate regions and central cities, leaving suburbs unscathed? New data could make you think again.

Updated: March 07, 2011, - 02:42 PM

The trouble with taxing the rich

How Gov. Dayton's budget plan affects star workers

Updated: February 23, 2011, - 11:11 AM

D.J Tice: Calm discussion needed about sex offenders

The state's unwieldly policy toward such criminals would benefit from a lack of politicking.

Updated: February 19, 2011, - 07:31 PM

Twain's forest vs. literalists' small trees

I don't want to see 'Huck Finn' cleaned up, either, but there's a larger point.

Updated: January 13, 2011, - 11:47 AM

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