Immigration, crime and more falsehoods from Trump

Immigration, crime and more falsehoods from Trump

Study after study has found that immigrants commit fewer offenses.

Minnesota Legislature should pass Sunday liquor bill

February 24
Get perennial issue out of the way and move on to more important topics.

Why U.S. shouldn't alienate Latin America

February 23
Regional cohesion is threatened by the president's unwise policies.
Editorial
February 23

Kathleen Blatz is a good pick to head U.S. Bank Stadium panel

Former Minnesota Supreme Court chief justice can restore public trust.
Editorial
February 22

Stand with JCCs against religion-based hate and anti-Semitic threats

Recent incidents across the country should disgust all Americans.
Editorial
February 21

No, Mr. President, we're not the enemy

The nation's founders recognized the importance of a free press.
Editorial
February 20

Legislature can send a message on qualifications for U's Board of Regents

General Mills CEO Ken Powell would add global business perspective.
Editorial
February 17

Congress should initially focus on short-term fixes for ACA

While weighing overhaul, ensure consumers can buy coverage next fall.
Editorial
February 17

Two-state solution still best bet for Mideast peace

Trump is right to prioritize peace but should embrace bipartisan policy.
Editorial
February 17

There's no time to waste in finding new leader for U.S. Bank Stadium

Super Bowl preparations require search for executive to move quickly.
Editorial
February 16

Congress should use rarely used law to examine Trump's tax returns

Paulsen should be among those urging Republicans to do the right thing.
Editorial
February 16

Keep the 'scoring' of bills in Minnesota's executive branch

No evidence points to the need for a separate Legislative Budget Office.
Editorial
February 15

Curb cellphone use behind the wheel in Minnesota

Common-sense bill would allow only hands-free calls.
Editorial
February 15

Congress must investigate Trump-Russia connections

The resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn after just 24 days in office should be setting off alarm bells.
Editorial
February 14

David Roe led labor into modern era in Minnesota

As state labor chief, he changed workers' lives for the better.
Editorial
February 13

Minnesota needs clarity on surrogacy laws

A legal framework would help prospective parents and carriers.
Editorial
February 10

Admirable leadership from Dayton administration on ending Coyle Center stalemate

Governor's office takes lead on forging lease agreement key to center's expansion.
Editorial
February 10

After suite misuse, rebuild public trust in stadium leadership

Legislative auditor's troubling conclusions about stadium suites' use should be heeded.
Editorial
February 10

Court's ruling is a much-needed reminder of checks, balances

A more-limited, better-constructed approach might pass legal muster.
Editorial
February 9

Trump must reassure Abe, Japan

Defense Secretary Mattis set the right tone on recent Tokyo trip.
Editorial
February 9

Minnesota State's adroit interim move

Malhotra is a known and reassuring figure in state higher education.
Editorial
February 8

Gophers football scandal should prompt a university review

Schools must strike a balance to protect alleged victims and those accused.
Editorial
February 7

As election cycle heats up, voters should press Mpls. candidates on downtown visions

Public safety and business climate are key issues in City Council, mayoral campaigns.
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