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Incumbents Peterson, Nolan learn from Oberstar's defeat

By LORI STURDEVANT, Star Tribune October 25, 2014, 06:00 PM

Collin Peterson (in the Seventh Congressional District) and Rick Nolan (in the Eighth) believe they’ll work through any headwinds to retain their seats.

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What's the bigger threat? Low turnout or high tune-out?

By D.J. Tice October 25, 2014, 06:00 PM

If Americans are underinformed (and they are), one wonders.

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If you can't afford a house -- don't buy one

By Megan McArdle, Bloomberg News October 24, 2014, 11:10 AM

Haven't we learned? Speculative home-ownership is bad for many buyers, and for the economy.

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Rash Report: Media-political divides in D.C. and at home, too

By John Rash, Star Tribune October 24, 2014, 06:35 PM

Political polarization also manifests itself in broadcast, newspaper and Facebook behavior.

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Fifth District deserves a new representative in Congress

By Doug Daggett October 24, 2014, 06:45 PM

I'll provide needed solutions, not empty promises, for Minneapolis in U.S. House.

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Egg freezing? The idea sends a chill

By Colleen Flaherty Manchester and Phyllis Moen October 24, 2014, 06:35 PM

Businesses that offer this perk still want women to fit male work template.

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Governor's race, in person, on the issues: Jeff Johnson

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune October 25, 2014, 06:00 PM

Minnesota’s gubernatorial rivals each paid a recent call on the Star Tribune Editorial Board. Here’s what challenger Jeff Johnson had to say:

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Governor's race, in person, on the issues: Mark Dayton

By Editorial Board, Star Tribune October 25, 2014, 06:00 PM

Minnesota’s gubernatorial rivals each paid a recent call on the Star Tribune Editorial Board. Here’s what incumbent Gov. Mark Dayton had to say:

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Deflation is a real threat to Europe and the world

By The Economist October 25, 2014, 06:00 PM

The European Central Bank and member countries must act aggressively, and in concert.

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Members of the child-protection task force: Here's your first task

By Nancy Zupfer October 25, 2014, 06:00 PM

Make it about the children. That may seem obvious, but it's not reflected in practice.

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