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Listen: Another wild week in Washington

The capitol roiled from hearings on the Russian meddling in the U.S. election, the healthcare debate, and a Supreme Court nomination. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's John Williams and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and Patricia Lopez.
Editorial

Jamar Clark protest ended well despite miscues by city, police

Hodges, Harteau have work to do, but Minneapolis avoided "violent riots."
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Solitary confinement: A test for Minnesotans

The Legislature is looking at codifying regulations, which would cut reliance on the practice and make it more humane. We need to do it.
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Counterpoint: Increasing the ranks of teachers of color: How and toward what end?

Bias may not be the cause of current numbers, and ideas being weighed need evidence.
Commentary

Why does the Secret Service keep fumbling White House security?

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Counterpoint: It's wrong to label state transportation funding as metro vs. rural

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Minnesota is a great choice for Expo 2023

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Truth is stranger than fiction and fake news combined

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Laptop ban may not have much to do with airplane security

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