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Fiorina, Carson candidacies won't matter … much

By Jonathan Bernstein, Bloomberg View May 04, 2015, 12:36 PM

But even if they can't win, can they influence the outcome? Here, scholarly opinions are divided.

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What Hillary Clinton can do to tackle perceptions of impropriety

By Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times (TNS) May 04, 2015, 12:36 PM

A book out this week will only increase scrutiny. Voters will want to know the rules she would expect her family to live under in the White House.

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Bernie Sanders calls for 'political revolution' built on a shaky foundation

By Editorial, Washington Post May 03, 2015, 06:00 PM

For example, he favors an irresponsible boost to Social Security benefits.

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Editorial counterpoint: Put 3 percent into general education formula

By Kirk Schneidawind May 03, 2015, 06:00 PM

Give Minnesota's school districts the flexibility and stability they deserve, not a step back into layoffs and cuts.

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Why it's time to get rid of Minnesota's general property tax levy

By Mark Haveman May 03, 2015, 06:00 PM

Business and cabin owners face a significant, growing burden.

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Firefighters exposed to chemicals cry for help

By Chris Parsons May 03, 2015, 06:00 PM

Bipartisan bill would ban furnishings with carcinogenic flame retardants.

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Exposing China's organ harvesting

By Jennifer Zhang May 01, 2015, 06:25 PM

Measures aim to bring our attention to inhumane practice.

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Southwest LRT cost estimate hike: What are the alternatives?

By Adam Platt May 02, 2015, 06:00 PM

How to start fresh without starting over.

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Counterpoint: There are no conspiracies on sugar, or food science in general

By Francisco Diez-Gonzalez May 02, 2015, 06:00 PM

The University of Minnesota, the industry and others collaborate for the right reasons.

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Counterpoint: Star Tribune unfairly maligns Urban League

By Steven L. Belton May 02, 2015, 06:00 PM

The newspaper's recent coverage has been based on innuendo, not facts.

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