Commentary

Rash Report: 2016 campaign narrative defies expectations

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Editorial

Twin Cities transit projects reach a perilous pass

Don't let politics stall the Orange and Southwest lines.
Commentary

Why Democrats' abortion stance is a deal-breaker

The party platform's extreme planks on this issue, such as repealing the Hyde amendment, are going to drive away moderate voters.
Commentary

Hillary Clinton's convention: Good enough

Overall, it's hard to see what more the Dems could do to position themselves against Trump.
Editorial

For Hillary Clinton: A milestone reached, a message delivered

Clinton's convention was effective, but big challenges remain.
Commentary

Hillary Clinton nomination: Minnesota can be proud of pioneering female activists

Commentary

Hillary Clinton nomination: Efforts for women in politics go back centuries

Commentary

Hillary Clinton nomination: Reboot musty ol' Camp David

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Editorial
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Unfinished business for Hillary Clinton

Commentary
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Honor the fear, but don't let it dictate our decisions