Commentary

Once Upon a Time in Trumpland: Jared's giant to-do list

The president seems to believe his son-in-law possesses magic powers. He'll need them.
Steve Sack

Sack cartoon: Climate change watchdog

Editorial

There's a lot to lose with heavier trucks on Minnesota roads

Legislators, beware — efficiency can have a costly downside.
Opinion

Listen: Gorsuch vote is Washington's next flashpoint

The impending vote on President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, the president's rollback of Obama-era environmental measures and ongoing fallout on the failure of the House healthcare bill are among the issues discussed on this week's "Playing Politics" podcast with WCCO Radio's John Williams and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and D.J. Tice.
Commentary

My 585 days in solitary: Scars, lessons and a plea

This crippling punishment not only drains a prisoner of humanity, but affects our humanity as a society. Reform in Minnesota is critical.
Commentary

A Democratic filibuster on Gorsuch could spur something good: Filibuster reform

Editorial

St. Paul is stronger, thanks to bold vision

Editorial

Gorsuch has earned Senate confirmation

Opinion

$15 minimum wage in Minneapolis? Doable. Without tip credit? Damaging.

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Note to Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges: Tips are empowering

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