Opinion

Minnesota GOP needn't bow to Trump 'unity'

Guidance for races down the ballot can be found in tactics used in 1964's campaign.
Commentary

Rash Report: 'Brexit' both inward and international in scope

Officially, membership in the European Union was on the ballot, but British identity was seemingly at issue, too.
Commentary

Rash Report: Pressure is needed to keep Kenyan refugee camp open

State's congressional delegation, Somali citizens among many advocating for Dadaab.
Opinion

The perils of being a House speaker

Especially one with ambitions, when the Legislature has unfinished business.
Commentary

Rash Report: 'Weiner' documentary depicts indiscreet era

Cinematic scrutiny also focuses on Clinton confidant Abedin.
Commentary

Minnesota as 'Brainpower State': Exit interview with an expert

The big question: Why has higher ed slipped as a shared priority among Minnesotans?
Commentary

Back to the drawing board for Twin Cities transit funding

Commentary

Restroom wars: A tolerant nation ties itself into knots

Commentary

Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein': A creation for the ages

Commentary

On what will we weigh Minnesota legislators this November?

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Rash Report: Rising asymmetric threats may shift military's role

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May 20

Rash Report: How propaganda propped up China's Cultural Revolution

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Local initiatives can be lauded, but funding is inadequate to support Somali community.
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May 20

A political party crack-up? Change is a constant in politics, too

Commentary
May 20

Watch that turnover in the Minnesota Legislature

Commentary
May 15

A deep dive into data on work, family, race in Minnesota

Commentary
May 13

Rash Report: Obama's Hiroshima visit is about the future, not apology

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May 13

Gas tax? User fee? The name could make all the difference

Commentary
May 7

Rash Report: Climate-conflict link should rally global action