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Listen: Despite walk back, Trump firestorm burns on

The president tried to clarify his news conference comments, but the controversy continued. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and Lori Sturdevant.
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Minneapolis City Council bid for more oversight of police is wrongheaded

For accountability and effectiveness, chief should continue reporting directly to mayor.
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Keith Ellison: How I'll fight for all Minnesotans as 'the people's lawyer'

If elected, I vow to enforce the law to make our economy fairer.
Commentary

Minneapolis 2040 plan: An open inquiry to city officials

The plan begins by laying out problems, then proceeds to perpetuate them.
Commentary

Foreign interference in our elections didn't begin in 2016

Commentary

Still no sign of Trump's promised prescription drug price cuts

Commentary

Trump-Putin summit: Anything good? Talk on nuclear weapons, maybe

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