Commentary

Al Franken, Tammy Baldwin: Avoiding an oil train explosion shouldn't be a matter of luck

We’re pressing for an approach to safety that’s all-of-the-above.
Editorial

Lawmakers can help high school students get a jump-start on college

Legislature should take financial sting out of dual-credit programs.
Commentary

Minnesota's business leaders know Donald Trump's immigration plan is bad policy

It's provocative, but it would be damaging for businesses in Minnesota and elsewhere.
Commentary

Women and culture: Hannah Montana is dead

Commentary

Why we need an impartial Federal Reserve

Editorial

Insensitive chant marred an otherwise peaceful State Fair protest

Commentary

First-Amendment-free in front of the Supreme Court?

Commentary

Health care reform, GOP-style

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Commentary
August 31

Cable, satellite firms have too much control over set-top

Letters
August 31

Readers Write (Sept. 1): Civil disobedience, taxes and intelligent citizenship, Minneapolis deterioration

Commentary
August 31

Ending gun violence is my purpose now

Commentary
August 31

Iran nuclear deal: Preauthorizing the use of force is a bad idea

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Commentary
August 31

Thoughts from a 32-year teacher, now retired

Commentary
August 31

Jesse Jackson created the Democratic Party as we know it

Editorial
August 30

Opponents cook up another excuse to delay St. Paul crisis center

Commentary
August 30

Let's hit the 'reset' button on UCare

Commentary
August 30

The dangers of groupthink

Letters
August 30

Readers Write (Aug. 31): Public scoldings, school supplies, GMOs, televised public comments, sexual consent, climate change, writing quirks, Bob Dylan murals

Editorial
August 30

Levy requests mount as Minnesota schools start a new year

Commentary
August 30

Mock the Trumpians — at your peril

Commentary
August 28

Why our '60s crowd is wary of Black Lives Matter

Commentary
August 28

Immigration tale: A Russian meets America

Cartoons
August 28

Sack cartoon: A Trump slogan

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