Centrist Tim Kaine is a safe pick for Clinton

Centrist Tim Kaine is a safe pick for Clinton

Virginia senator has reputation for bipartisanship that strengthens ticket.

Don't give up yet on Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians merger

July 22
Don't give up yet on Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians merger
This proposed combination is too promising to pass up.

Minnesota Board of Teaching fails court test on licensing

July 22
Minnesota Board of Teaching fails court test on licensing
Citizens who care about quality education should be at wit's end.
Editorial
July 21
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke Thursday, the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Be wary of Trump's long list of promises

He's given voters every reason to be highly skeptical.
Editorial
July 21

Trump on NATO: Reckless and wrong

Hedging on common defense alienates allies and emboldens adversaries.
Editorial
July 20

The complex road ahead for U.S.-Turkey relations

Erdogan's post-coup purge risks taking the focus off anti-ISIL fight.
Editorial
July 19

Fixes urgently needed after Blue Cross retreat

Stabilizing the state's individual health insurance market can't wait.
Editorial
July 18

Prospects are brighter for a special legislative session in August

Southwest light rail still presents a roadblock.
Editorial
July 18

Wendell Anderson: A governor who made Minnesota better

For many Minnesotans, he set a standard for gubernatorial leadership.
Editorial
July 18

Another blow for Baton Rouge, nation

Killing of law enforcement officers adds to an unrelenting run of tragedy.
Editorial
July 16

This week should be anything but a conventional

Let's see what happens as Trump and the GOP come together.
Editorial
July 15

Threat to "shut down'' Rosedale Mall is poor strategy for protesters.

BLM protesters risk driving away potential supporters.
Editorial
July 15
French President Francois Hollande makes a televised address in Paris...

The civilized world stands with France under fire

More innocent casualties of a war that must be won.
Editorial
July 15

Mike Pence is a Trump running mate who reassures

For Trump backers, Pence may check many of the right boxes.
Editorial
July 14

Expand the use of medical marijuana

Those who qualify have another alternative to highly addictive opioids.
Editorial
July 13

Challenges await U.K.'s Theresa May

Obama, successor should fortify the U.S.-U.K. "special relationship."
Editorial
July 12

Charging demonstrators sends tough, needed message

Protesters need to understand that violence will bring consequences.
Editorial
July 11

Encouraging efforts for safe schools, nonviolence in Ramsey County

Positive efforts are underway to help reduce violent youth behavior.
Editorial
July 10

Race relations: See reality, but heed law

Some lines must be drawn. Others must move.
Editorial
July 10

Disorder, violence won't improve police-community relations. There's a blueprint that might.

It'll take work, but a presidential task force report provides useful guidance.
Editorial
July 8

Rebuilding unity after the tragedy in Dallas

The pace of divisive events is numbing, but we're stronger together.
Editorial
July 7

After Philando Castile's death, promises ring hollow

What's needed now is full accountability, from officials to beat cops.
Editorial
July 6

Terrorism's menace intensifies worldwide

Obama and successor must solidify anti-ISIL coalition, homeland security.