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Seeing the best of America — and immigration — from India

The impact of immigration — an issue vexing multiple countries — depends on a nation's perspective.
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Public-policy moves: And what when the worst case doesn't transpire?

Public policy on guns, minimum wage is food for thought.
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For Amy Klobuchar, if immigration then were like immigration now …

The senator reflects on family history and Minnesota's needs and nature.
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Mille Lacs special session: Dayton angled, and legislators didn't bite

Does inaction regarding Lake Mille Lacs indicate that they're losing their appetite for helping in time of trouble?
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The ungrounding of the institution of higher ed

Whatever permanence it may have enjoyed is threatened by soaring costs and the government policies that promote this condition.
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A fairer court system in Minnesota? Yes, with miles to go

Reflecting on the work of retiring Justice Alan Page and that of his predecessor Rosalie Wahl.
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The abortion debate becomes … well, vivid

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Trump, like Ventura? Dudes, your day has come again

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Of life and death and love and dogs

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So this is what a full load of roadwork looks like

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July 31

An uneven Brazilian and Olympic metamorphosis

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July 24

Minnesota's cities are well aware that something's missing

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July 24

Long-shot presidential candidates with potential: John Kasich

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July 17

Legislators come and sometimes go too soon

Four-part Opinion series: Separate and Unequal
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July 17

On superheroes, social media and society

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July 11

Same-sex marriage ruling: Can a movement suffer from success?

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July 11

Confederate flag controversy: History is not just the world at its worst

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July 10

Rash Report: Media tech is increasingly used to carry out and combat human rights violations

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July 4

Minnesota is at the intersection of history, sensitivity

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June 27

Hillary Clinton in Minnesota: Quiet, but coordinating

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June 26

Ever the statesman: Walter Mondale on media and politics

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June 22

Archdiocese, MSOP: The clock runs out on denial and foot-dragging

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June 20

How to guide a legislative session Daudtfully

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June 19

World Refugee Day — and decade

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June 13

Bakk's dealmaking this year perturbed his caucus

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