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Job 1 for Minnesota voters: Get state government to do a better job

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A place of influence: South St. Paul

It has plenty of political history — and this year is a prime political crucible.
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Rash Report: Trump's disruption of international order comes with peril

The president is accelerating the waning of a system that's advanced U.S. interests.
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Rash Report: Mexican election comes amid frayed North American ties

But relationships between Americans, Mexicans and Canadians transcend politics.
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Just like that, abortion is an issue in Minnesota this fall

With changes at the U.S. Supreme Court, those elected in our state this November may face a decision as soon as 2020.
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So … Gorsuch? An even more timely question now.

How might Trump change the court? The newest justice's record offers some surprises.
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Rash Report: The migration issue is global, and growing

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Immigration and the Minnesota governor's race

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Candidate filing gone wild in Minnesota: Was it the endorsement system's valediction?

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