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A serious, unforced social-media error by U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar

Baseless allegations targeting Graham hurt her standing in first term.
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Rash Report: World's woes won't wait for Western paralysis

Political stalemates in Washington, London and elsewhere reflect a crisis in governance at a time of rising global challenges.
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Right and left can find common ground in the pursuit of equity

Real progress in areas like economic inequality and climate action is possible with open minds and practical policies.
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Shutdown is taking a toll on the U.S. economy

Standard & Poor's estimates the damage at $1.2 billion a week.
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Might politicians be making themselves a little too human?

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America faces a population challenge: Replacing itself

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January 17
The Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. Two bills on equal rights for women will be before the Minnesota Legislature this session, One would propose

Long dormant, the Equal Rights Amendment has awakened, with vigor

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January 17
The Minnesota Orchestra performing a free concert at the Commons park near U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis in September 2017.

Finding a solution to own, operate the Commons

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January 16

New York's lesson in how not to regulate Airbnb

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January 16
Attendees listened as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., spoke about health care in Washington in 2017. Sanders has been a proponent of Medicare for All.

As 2020 beckons, a piece of advice for Democrats: Be bold

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