Opinion

Listen: A legislative wrap-up, or a windup?

Calls for a legislative special session mount after lawmakers fail to pass major bills. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from editorial writers Lori Sturdevant and Patricia Lopez and host John Rash.
Editorial

Mpls. school board has a sales job to do on outsider pick

New superintendent must help rebuild public trust in the district.
Editorial

Clinton's e-mail mess keeps getting worse

New audit reveals that she failed to cooperate with inspector general.
Commentary

Here's the win-win solution to Southwest light rail

In order to get the state bonding bill back on track this year, start by scrapping the route's embattled Kenilworth corridor and tunnel.
Commentary

Can we please just stop playing the 'man card'?

And forget the bogus excuses for why it's just Clinton you dislike.
Commentary

The obvious presidential alternative is, ahem, Mitt Romney

Editorial

Clinton's e-mail mess keeps getting worse

Editorial

Dayton should veto flawed body-cam bill

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Listen to the latest 'Playing Politics'
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Just days remain before adjournment and the 2016 legislative session. Hear the “Playing Politics” analysis from editorial writers Lori Sturdevant and Patricia Lopez and host John Rash.
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12:09pm

Government must step in to help Americans eat less salt

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Counterpoint: Minnesota is, in fact, losing the ultrarich

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Local initiatives can be lauded, but funding is inadequate to support Somali community.
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May 24

Race and housing in the Twin Cities: Further context from the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity report

Commentary
May 24

Race and housing in the Twin Cities: Don't underestimate the value of building spaces for artists

Commentary
May 24

State of the arts: Minnesotans don't brag — but I'm new here

Letters
May 24

Readers Write (May 25): Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, the 2016 Legislature, airport security, Trump on climate change

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Editorial
May 24

New Minnesota Senate Building proved its worth

Commentary
May 24

How to bring back labor without relying on unions

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