Commentary

Iowa and the Super Bowl: Kicking off 2016's biggest games

There are telling similarities — and a key difference — between mega events.
Editorial

Yes, Minnesota Muslims do face hate and harassment

Critics of "Un-Minnesotan" campaign are ignoring the sad reality around them.
Editorial

Ramping up town halls, debates puts spotlight on Democrats

Back-to-back nights of Clinton, Sanders were revealing for voters.
Commentary

There's no reason to be terrified about mosques

The president's visit nothwithstanding, Americans might be surprised at how Muslims' U.S. worship spaces are so ordinary.
Commentary

I just can't hate the Islamic State's teen soldiers

Their acts are monstrous, but many of them are coerced, indoctrinated children. They must be stopped, and pitied.
Editorial

Ramping up town halls, debates puts spotlight on Democrats

Commentary

Twin Cities' theater scene is second to none

Commentary

'Minnesota Model' for early learning is on the right track

Commentary

Let's take a closer look at 'too big to fail' rhetoric

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Cartoons
February 4

Sack cartoon: Zika virus

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February 4

Marco Rubio: the GOP's Goldilocks candidate

Letters
February 4

Readers Write (Feb. 5): The Sanders-McGovern comparison, trash collection, Minneapolis superintendent search, Grain Belt sign

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February 4

Fire St. Paul cop who encouraged motorists to run over protesters

Commentary
February 4

Cruz-Carson-Christie-Trump — the GOP's circular firing squad

Cartoons
February 3

Sack cartoon: Indecision 2016

Commentary
February 3

Why we need a different kind of diversity on our courts

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Commentary
February 3

Worrying about 'old fogey' justices still on the bench

Commentary
February 3

Imagine the headlines if Hillary Clinton had lost in Iowa

Letters
February 3

Readers Write (Feb. 4): Garbage hauling, electronics recycling, 'Un-Minnesotan' ad, MSP-to-Tokyo route

Editorial
February 3

While ambassadorships wait, Cruz plays Washington games

Editorial
February 3

Endorsements: Go with experience in Bloomington, Anoka County special elections

Commentary
February 3

Trump may not be a winner this week, but he's sure a sore loser

Letters
February 2

Readers Write (Feb. 3): 'Un-Minnesotan' ad, political correctness and Valentine's Day

Commentary
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The Sanders-McGovern comparison, explored

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