Punish Russia and limit Trump's power to ease sanctions

Punish Russia and limit Trump's power to ease sanctions

Penalties for Russia, Iran and North Korea need force of congressional action.

Durenberger rightly sounds the alarm on Senate's health plan

July 24
Former Minnesota senator calls legislation a "mysterious hodgepodge."

EPA's Pruitt signals welcome support for Great Lakes restoration project

July 21
Trump administration budget would have essentially zeroed out funding.
Editorial
July 21

Ratchet up Minnesota's response to opioid deaths

This state isn't the epidemic's worst spot, but the trends are troubling.
Editorial
July 21

Turn up the scrutiny of Mpls. police practices in wake of Justine Damond's death

Public confidence is eroding, and leaders are accountable.
Editorial
July 20

Any changes in campus sex assault standards must be fair to accusers and accused

DeVos should ensure that allegations are taken seriously.
Editorial
July 20

Minnesota Supreme Court should review Dayton veto

District judge firmly rejected governor's argument on Legislature.
Editorial
July 20

Even after liberation of Mosul, U.S. must stay involved in Iraq

ISIS is weakened, but ceding influence to Iran would be a mistake.
Editorial
July 18

After GOP failure, the focus should turn to fixing Obamacare

Bipartisan remedies are needed to finally bend health care cost curve.
Editorial
July 17

Questions linger in wake of yet another police-involved shooting

Justine Damond's death puts spotlight on use of body cameras, dashcams.
Editorial
July 14

Don't jettison science in managing Mille Lacs walleye. Do boost public trust.

Second opinion from the Office of the Legislative Auditor would boost confidence.
Editorial
July 14

University of Minnesota Libraries win national praise

Time to notice — and fund — an information-age asset.
Editorial
July 14

Human trafficking bill adds to worthy efforts

Republicans, Democrats in the U.S. House worked together on a key issue.
Editorial
July 14

Even with revisions, Senate health bill still hurts far more than it helps

The bill falls woefully short in helping insurance consumers.
Editorial
July 13

A fine use of presidential power: granting visas to Afghan girls

Trump rightly facilitates U.S. entry for six-member robotics team.
Editorial
July 13

FBI nominee Wray displays right stuff for a tough job

Congress should quickly confirm this low-key but strong leader.
Editorial
July 12

Riverland's degree completion program can be a workforce plus

It should be part of a state strategy for easing the skilled-worker shortage.
Editorial
July 11
President-elect Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. in January at Trump Tower in New York.

After distressing e-mail revelations, keep pressing on collusion question

Mueller, congressional committees, press must continue to dig.
Editorial
July 10

Minneapolis, St. Paul voters must narrow big mayoral fields

There were no DFL endorsements in two DFL towns.
Editorial
July 10

G-20 shows U.S. can't 'turn inward'

Other countries are finding ways to work with one another — without America.
Editorial
July 7

A cheer for gender balance in the courts

A milestone is reached on work still in progress.
Editorial
July 7

Police training fund doesn't need a name

But better equipping cops to serve diverse communities is urgent.
Editorial
July 7

'Right to try' policies offer hope to terminally ill

A federal bill deserves strong consideration.
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