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Donald Trump vs. John Lewis: Who looks worse? Trump does.

Attacking the civil-rights hero, however capricious, showed the president-elect's disregard for the American story.
Opinion

Donald Trump vs. John Lewis: Who looks worse? The media.

Coverage of this dispute in the Star Tribune shows how the emphasis chosen tilts the playing field.
Editorial

A missed opportunity in the effort to thwart terror

Minnesota leaders should have lauded first grants as important step.
Opinion

What I learned about politics by attending the rodeo

The team members who work the event function like a well-oiled machine. Their skills, it seems, could transfer.
Commentary

Leonard Peltier should finish his life in prison

His case was about two murders, not mistreatment of Native Americans.
Opinion

Characterizing the Obama presidency

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For Trump voters in focus group, no amount of change is too much

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Overall crime is down, but that doesn't help transit riders feel safer

Commentary

Trump should retain envoy to Norway

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Protect Minnesota's strong, proud history of health coverage

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