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Middle ground recedes in politics, media and even relationships

Rash Report: New Pew Research Center polls show a nation riven with divisions.
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In wake of the impeachment trial, beware the 'Never Say Never' voter

Aspects of the Trump resistance begin to look just as troubling.
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Minnesota Legislature's main event this year: the housing shortage

State Rep. Alice Hausman will be found leading the charge.
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Luxury begets affordable housing?

The magic of the market, in a chain reaction.
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Proposed state constitutional amendment: An invitation to judicial politics

The trouble with putting courts in charge of schools is the effect on courts.
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Excuse the pun: This census really counts for Minnesota

Federal funding and a congressional seat are in the balance for the state.
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Rash Report: Oscar nods show how Hollywood's plot is shifting

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Disputes over Minnesota's presidential primary point to the perils of too much reform

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Impeachment: A stalemate, and why should this be any different?

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Rash Report: Power of conscience, conviction revealed in 'A Hidden Life'

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