Opinion

Listen: An unprecedented presidency begins

What does the turbulent transition presage for President-elect Trump? Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's John Williams and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and D.J. Tice.
Editorial

Minnesota needs to face reality about Real ID

Commentary

The transportation funding plan is moving fast

It may even work, especially with all the incentives for Republicans. But keep an eye on those obsolete, crazier-than-ever LRT schemes.
Commentary

Adding some 'glitz' to a library isn't the problem, it's a solution

Providing up-to-date "core services" leads to tremendous growth — and new readers.
Commentary

The Trump presidency: Few things are certain, but he will always flabbergast

Commentary

British prime minister offers a more realistic view of Brexit

Editorial

Hearing independent voices in Trump's cabinet

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Macy's closing: More than a downtown department store at stake

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Inauguration boycott is misguided

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Counterpoint: Ideals of the 'old-school feminists' still matter

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Local initiatives can be lauded, but funding is inadequate to support Somali community.
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U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis: We've begun to treat our nation's regulatory disease

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January 17

Which news media should we rally around?

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January 17

I'm a lobbyist. Don't hate me.

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What I learned about politics by attending the rodeo

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Leonard Peltier should finish his life in prison

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