Yet another blow to VA's already questionable credibility

Yet another blow to VA's already questionable credibility

Official's combative tone raises questions about whether two managers will be held accountable.

Yes, Minnesota Muslims do face hate and harassment

7:02am
Critics of "Un-Minnesotan" campaign are ignoring the sad reality around them.

Ramping up town halls, debates puts spotlight on Democrats

February 5
Back-to-back nights of Clinton, Sanders were revealing for voters.
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February 4

Fire St. Paul cop who encouraged motorists to run over protesters

Facebook post should disqualify officer from carrying a gun and badge.
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February 3

While ambassadorships wait, Cruz plays Washington games

By blocking votes on Norway and Sweden, he's not very presidential.
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February 3

Endorsements: Go with experience in Bloomington, Anoka County special elections

Our nods go to Carlson, Abeler for vacant legislative seats.
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February 2

Iowa holds lessons for candidates and voters alike

As campaign moves on, it's time to move beyond rhetoric to real ideas.
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February 2

Dayton, GOP reach a disappointing end to special session talks

Range residents must wonder if state government is still a reliable friend.
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February 1

Minnesota political and business leaders say, 'Don't be #UnMinnesotan'

Let's hope ad will create a neighbor-to-neighbor movement vs. anti-Muslim bigotry.
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February 1

Save Delta's direct flight from MSP to Tokyo

State business, political leaders must push back against U.S.-Japan pact.
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January 29

Poll reveals a troubling Minnesota divide in views about race

Results point to the dire need to address state's equity issues.
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January 29

Don't let controversy over fetal tissue restrict medical research at the U

Legislators are pushing policy that could block efforts to cure disease.
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January 29

Minnesota should go slow on review of life terms for teens

State has reserved life without parole for gravest crimes.
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January 29

A misguided decision to limit St. Paul school's holiday celebrations

St. Paul elementary school principal should reconsider holiday bans.
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January 28

Minneapolis school board must show leadership, rebuild trust

With do-over, there's little room for error in hiring a superintendent.
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January 27

Another departure from the conflict-prone Minnesota Legislature

Rep. Joe Atkins leaves under a cloud that comes around too often.
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January 27

Minnesota is getting closer to ending homelessness

A push is on Thursday to find and house homeless vets.
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January 26

Slow down, open up decisionmaking in Minnesota Legislature

House Minority Leader Paul Thissen advances plan for a more transparent, orderly end of session.
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January 25

A Bloomberg bid would be a positive turn in 2016 campaign

His third-party candidacy would bring a refreshing pragmatism.
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January 22

Minnesota can seize the moment to make progress on racial equity

There are concrete ways government can ensure more opportunity for all.
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January 22

It's up to Congress to curb the high costs of prescription drugs

Klobuchar has led a bipartisan effort on behalf of consumers.
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January 22

Two quality picks added to Minnesota's appellate courts

Dayton enhanced diversity without sacrificing quality.
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January 22

Keep child care costs affordable for all Minnesotans

More help for working parents would benefit state's economy.
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