Calls to scrap MNsure are premature

Calls to scrap MNsure are premature

Proposals to scrap state's health care marketplace are premature.

Obama's tribute to slain worshipers was a needed call to action

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Taking stock of the University of Minnesota as a talent magnet

June 27
Low nonresident tuition is attracting brainpower to U, as intended.
Editorial
June 28

Even the Twin Cities suburbs are feeling the impact of income equality

Gaps are reflected in growing numbers of Twin Cities families in poverty.
Editorial
June 26

Granting the right of 'equal dignity' for all in same-sex marriage ruling

In historic ruling, SCOTUS makes same-sex couples equal under the law.
Editorial
June 25

A strong Senate statement on torture

Amendment to defense authorization would codify Obama's ban.
Editorial
June 25

After ACA survives yet another challenge, opponents need to move on

The political hand-wringing over the law isn't supported by the facts.
Editorial
June 24

A 'Grexit' from eurozone would have a major impact on Greece and the E.U.

Greece, the E.U. and the world would benefit from a durable debt deal.
Editorial
June 23
Christian Mergner, of Columbia, S.C., holds a sign during a rally to take down the Confederate flag at the South Carolina Statehouse, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in Columbia, S.C.

South Carolina lawmakers should take down rebel flag

For too long, it has represented deeply offensive racism and ignorance.
Editorial
June 22

In Minnesota, a state budget that's bigger than it seems

Shifts, gimmicks and fiscal cliffs persist in Legislature's budgeting.
Editorial
June 21

Use NATO unity to spur diplomacy and keep Russia in check

Pentagon plan to move weapons in Eastern Europe is measured response.A Pentagon proposal to position heavy weaponry, but not troops, in front-line NATO nations…
Editorial
June 20

Small but vital funding step builds momentum for Indian school construction

Bipartisan push by Minnesota’s congressional delegation has been critical.
Editorial
June 20

Klobuchar, Franken shouldn't bow to lobbyists on Clean Water Rule

Minnesota’s U.S. senators need to stand firm against a bill that would gut key safeguards.In Minnesota, protecting lakes, rivers and streams against pollution is just…
Editorial
June 19

Target Alzheimer's as a growing public health threat to Minnesotans

The 2015 Legislature's Alzheimer's earmark should be only the beginning.
Editorial
June 19

Legislative session mostly made the grade for Minnesota kids

Dayton, lawmakers made the right calls on E-12 spending increases.
Editorial
June 18

Another killing spree, and no easy answers after Charleston

This time, is America ready to do something meaningful in response?
Editorial
June 17

Cooperate, don't defy federal judge on sex offender ruling

Policymakers should cooperate with judge on reforms, not defy him.
Editorial
June 16

NAACP leader lost her credibility and her job

Racial honesty matters, especially while working for racial justice.
Editorial
June 16

Get to 'yes' on trade promotion authority

TPP and T-TIP would enhance U.S. economy, security.
Editorial
June 15

Nienstedt resignation: a first step toward healing

Many hopes ride on the next archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Editorial
June 14

Mideast chaos can't eclipse the peace process

Regional turmoil shouldn’t be a reason to delay the search for an accord.
Editorial
June 14

Address biased policing, but keep livability laws.

Spitting law is out, too, but other livability laws should remain.
Editorial
June 13

Dayton's vetoes yielded better legislative results

Dayton’s willingness to risk a shutdown paid off.Nothing came easily to the politically divided 2015 Legislature, up to and including its special-session coda. Designed to…
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