We want Minnesota to have clean water, if the other guy pays for it

We want Minnesota to have clean water, if the other guy pays for it

Dayton has his work cut out for him, especially around nitrates.

Having piles of campaign cash isn't a sure shot

February 5
Non-elite candidates are doing quite well, maybe even thanks to Citizens United.

Unaccompanied young immigrants must be protected

February 5
Too many minors are being exploited while their cases unfold.
AHMED THARWAT
February 5

There's no reason to be terrified about mosques

The president's visit nothwithstanding, Americans might be surprised at how Muslims' U.S. worship spaces are so ordinary.
Editorial
February 5

Minnesota makes worthy push to get 18-year-olds to the polls

Nearly 100,000 unregistered voters are being encouraged to sign up.
John Rash
February 5

Iowa and the Super Bowl: Kicking off 2016's biggest games

There are telling similarities — and a key difference — between mega events.
Justin Fox
February 5

Why cheap parking is actually expensive

It's a subsidy just to some, and an inefficient way to allocate a scarce resource. Policies are changing, slowly. Technological progress may get there first.
Stephen Carter
February 5

Man with Super Bowl video vs. the No Fun League

There's only one known tape of the first big game, in 1967. Who controls it is the legal question.
Jarren Peterson
February 5

An open letter about livability in north Minneapolis

We need peace. We need police partners. We need your attention.
By Adam Platt
February 5

Choosing a college: A game you can't afford to lose

I've just been through the application window with my son. Here's what I learned about savvy shopping.
Sebastian Meyer
February 5

I just can't hate the Islamic State's teen soldiers

Their acts are monstrous, but many of them are coerced, indoctrinated children. They must be stopped, and pitied.
Editorial
February 4

Let's take a closer look at 'too big to fail' rhetoric

Actually, the biggest banks are in better shape, thanks to Dodd-Frank.
Art Rolnick
February 4

'Minnesota Model' for early learning is on the right track

The evidence shows scholarship approach works for preschool.
Mary Katherine Fiala
February 4

Twin Cities' theater scene is second to none

Never mind that urban legend you've heard about "seats per capita." We're the real deal.
Doyle McManus
February 4

Marco Rubio: the GOP's Goldilocks candidate

He's not Ted Cruz; he's not Donald Trump. He thinks he's just right.
Jennifer Rubin
February 4

Cruz-Carson-Christie-Trump — the GOP's circular firing squad

Just when you didn't think the Republican race could get any more self-defeating.
Kevin S. Carpenter
February 3

Why we need a different kind of diversity on our courts

That is, would the Mayo Clinic assign a cardiologist to do a hip replacement?
David J. Garrow
February 3

Worrying about 'old fogey' justices still on the bench

Our aging U.S. Supreme Court is Exhibit A for possible reform.
DANA MILBANK
February 3

Imagine the headlines if Hillary Clinton had lost in Iowa

Her narrow win fit the forecasts, so give credit where credit is due.
RUTH MARCUS
February 3

Trump may not be a winner this week, but he's sure a sore loser

In New Hampshire he's jettisoning the brief humility impression and putting on a seminar in spin.
Heidi Joos
February 2

The Sanders-McGovern comparison, explored

Observations for the younger, idealistic members of my party.
Dana Milbank
February 2

The Iowa caucuses: Momentum to the mainstream?

On Monday, the GOP establishment showed that it can still bring its resources to bear.
Stephen Carter
February 2

What's the dirtiest word in politics?

A dust-up among Democrats over who qualifies as the "Establishment" raises a question: What happens when you win?
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