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Republican presidential candidate Bill Weld: A can't-win with a cause

He can't beat President Donald Trump. But he's the only way real conservatives can dissent.
Editorial

Taking the 'warrior' out of Minneapolis policing

Minneapolis hopes to improve trust between cops and the citizens they protect and serve.
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U.S. foreign policy isn't dead. Yet.

There are unmistakable signs of decay in the internationalist consensus, and if that decay advances it will have profound implications for America's ability to preserve the world it has built. But one can see, however faintly, the outlines of a new consensus.
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Changes are needed to serve all Minnesota students; so is urgency

Achievement gaps in our state are glaring, persistent and unacceptable. There are steps we can and should take. Let's not wait.
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Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka: How this year's session can end constructively

Democrats want big tax increases, which Republicans can't abide. We have some ideas they don't like, either. So …
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We're small-business owners. We support Gov. Walz's budget-and-tax direction

President Trump said tax cuts are businesses' top concern. We differ. We believe in investment that's fair and good for all, including us.
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Twenty years after Columbine, no consensus on protecting school kids

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Hey, look up! (Instead of askance.)

Editorial

Prevent 'corporate raids' on treasuries of Minnesota's nonprofit health plans

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'A cycle of fear' imperils press freedom worldwide

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April 19

As the Arctic melts, Russian assertiveness heats up

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April 19
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Brexit extension reflects damaging dysfunction

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