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No soup for you: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sits before a Senate committee to talk tariffs

President Donald Trump says trade wars are "easy." Here come the first American casualties.
Editorial

For job hunters, tight labor market has a upside

There's seldom been a better time to go job hunting.
Commentary

U.S. Sen. Tina Smith: Ending a bad family-separation policy won't fix the humanitarian crisis

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen must resign. Republicans in Congress must get their act together. And all of us must understand that the issue of family separation isn't just along our southern border, it also affects those swept up in ICE raids.
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Listen: Firestorm forces Trump reversal on detained children

As the president heads to Duluth, he signs an executive order on his controversial policy. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and Patricia Lopez.
Commentary

Overturning 'fair share' union fees would restore balance

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As attention returns to Korean Peninsula, let's remember 'Forgotten War'

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New York case against Trump may be prophetic

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President Donald Trump signed a space policy directive Monday aimed at coordinating federal and industry efforts to manage space traffic and debris ah

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