Minnesotans who don't relish picking their next governor from the ideological outskirts should start paying attention to this campaign
Updated: April 17, 2010, - 05:58 PM
Intrigued, yet a little puzzled, by the concern commentators Cilek and Marchetti raise above about instant-runoff voting potentially causing voters to undermine their preferred candidate by casting their first place votes for him or her, I worked through some scenarios.
Updated: March 05, 2010, - 10:53 AM
At issue: The process of exercising power as the governor did -- with unallotment. As a tactic, it was indeed untested. But never count Pawlenty out.
Updated: January 06, 2010, - 05:37 AM
The rift in the House over health care reform shows that much remains as it ever was in politics.
Updated: November 11, 2009, - 07:41 AM
The tougher issues involve the cost of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program -- and whether it is a just endeavor to begin with.
Updated: October 31, 2009, - 07:47 PM
To patch it, we're going to have to make an honest-to-goodness claim on the federal budget.
Updated: October 18, 2009, - 11:57 AM
The disciplinary process for public workers is a thicket that can thwart a proper response.
Updated: August 23, 2009, - 10:33 AM
Cash for Clunkers as a meditation on the moment
Updated: August 10, 2009, - 11:18 AM
What was the role of empathy in a protective order against a father?
Updated: July 13, 2009, - 10:18 PM