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The Hillary vs. The Donald: What difference, at this point, does it make?

One of them will be president. Maybe we deserve it.
Editorial

Neediest families in Minnesota are overdue for a boost

Political neglect is hurting the Minnesota Family Investment Program.
Commentary

For transgender people like me, Target's bathroom policy offers hope

The company's brave stand on its restroom policy is affirming and heartwarming.
Commentary

How 'dialing for dollars' has perverted Congress

Our elected representatives can't govern if they are acting part-time as telemarketers. It's time to put the phone down — and lead.
Commentary

2016 campaign: Oh, for the good ol' days of decent, serious politics

Commentary

The same old suspects fight attempts to control high cost of prescription drugs

Opinion

Playing Politics podcast: It's not a dream — Trump will be the GOP nominee

Commentary

Trump at apogee: Beating Clinton won't be so easy.

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May 3

Sack cartoon: The status of the Sanders campaign

Commentary
May 3

Do you hate Trump voters? You've got a problem

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May 3

Readers Write (May 4): 'Unhappy voters,' toddlers and guns, Minneapolis' North Side, climate change, Shakespeare and today's politics

Commentary
May 3

'Lucifer in the flesh' and our age of insults

Editorial
May 3

A troubling Minnesota Poll on Jamar Clark case, race and the police

Commentary
May 3

School discipline: Chart a path toward 'a world that is not yet'

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May 3

Don't let Iraq turmoil slow down fight against ISIL

Commentary
May 3

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton should name their entire Cabinets right now