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Trump's tax plan needs major overhaul

The need for reform is real, but this plan of "principles" is fairy dust.
Commentary

Rash Report: Colombia makes the case for foreign-policy resolve

Chronic crises elsewhere shouldn't preclude proactive Latin America efforts.
Commentary

Violence drives migration; tackle it where it starts, at home

Most of those here illegally come from hellholes, but the U.S. is funding programs that deal with it there. Keep those dollars coming.
Commentary

Counterpoint: Skyways provide the vital lifeline for downtown

Love 'em or hate 'em, the skyways have proved a vital lifeline for downtown.
Editorial

Seeking peace in Minnesota's war over early education

Commentary

A new, troubling era for the Environmental Protection Agency

Commentary

Counterpoint: In planning the city's new core, we look up, not down

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