November 2, 2018
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Readers Write: Money in politics, truth and lies, Minnesota Valley State Trail, Sunday comics

Money in politics is the problem.
November 2, 2018
Minneapolis, iconically. City leaders are pushing forward with a requirement that developers include affordable units whenever they build new housing.

Readers Write: Affordable housing, enhanced IDs, driver's license sample, cold streetlights, wildlife decline, confiscated utility tool

Affordability takes commitment.
November 1, 2018
The major-party candidates for Minnesota attorney general: Keith Ellison and Doug Wardlow.

Readers Write: Minnesota attorney general, Eighth Congressional District, governor, state auditor, secretary of state

The cases for and against Keith Ellison and Doug Wardlow.
October 31, 2018
The State Capitol. All 134 House seats are on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Readers Write: Responses to Editorial Board's endorsements in legislative Districts 36A, 38B and 39B

In District 38B, experience isn't everything.
October 30, 2018

Readers Write: Presidential speech and American violence, Hennepin County Sheriff, Third Congressional District, U.S. Senate special election

Speech: To what degree influence?
October 29, 2018
U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, shown at the Republican state convention in June, seeks re-election in the Sixth District. His Democratic opponent is Ian Todd.

Readers Write: Responses to Star Tribune Editorial Board endorsements of Republican Tom Emmer and Democrats Amy Klobuchar, Tina Smith, Tim Walz and others

The situation compels a vote against Emmer
October 26, 2018
FBI Director Christopher Wray listened to a question Friday during a news conference about the arrest of Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Fla., in connec

Readers Write: Arrest in pipe-bomb case, Minnesota attorney general race

Swift work by an FBI that some love to hate.
October 26, 2018

Readers Write: 'Denied Justice,' endorsements of Klobuchar and 'experienced' law enforcers, change to Sunday comics

A sense of hopelessness sets in.
October 26, 2018
A lung-cancer screening in 2010 in New Hampshire. Spotting the disease sooner can make a difference.

Readers Write: Lung cancer screening, freedom of thought, the value of the press, the value of voting, Minneapolis 2040 Plan

Step up the early screening for lung cancer.
October 25, 2018
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson and Democratic candidate Tim Walz at a debate earlier this month. They both have registered support fo

Readers Write: Tim Walz and the Enbridge pipeline, Jeff Johnson and health care, single-payer costs, First Congressional District race

I'll vote for Walz, then protest his position.
October 24, 2018
On Dec. 22, President Donald Trump displayed the tax overhaul he had just signed. On the midterm campaign trail this year, he said more tax cuts are c

Readers Write: Tax cuts, Minneapolis school board election, single-payer health care and Jeff Johnson, poll about Brett Kavanaugh

"This one" is for the middle class?!
October 23, 2018
A protester carried a flag representing the transgender community outside the White House Tuesday in response to an unreleased Trump administration me

Readers Write: Minnesota and diversity, Minneapolis school board race, headlines, Sunday comics

We must do better here.
October 22, 2018
Earl Bakken, the Minneapolis electronics repairman who invented the pacemaker and who started Medtronic in 1949, died Sunday at his home on Kiholo Bay

Readers Write: Earl Bakken (1924-2018), school ballot requests, wedding video lawsuit, nuclear treaty, Mega Millions lottery

Earl Bakken's commitment to community.
October 19, 2018
Portland, Ore., with Mount Hood in the distance. A recent commentary argued that market-rate housing has held the overall cost of housing in check in

Readers Write: Housing costs, Jamal Khashoggi, undetected heart defects, Minnesota Court of Appeals, President Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels, Minnesota-Iowa football rivalry

The limits of the market to hold down housing costs.
October 19, 2018

Readers Write: The mute button, roadwork, snowmobile registration, medical costs in other countries, Hennepin County libraries, the Sears catalog

All hail the facilitator of silence.
October 19, 2018

Readers Write: Tim Walz and Amy Klobuchar; 'adapting' to climate change; U.S. Senate's representation; Ellison, Kavanaugh and 'consistency'

This is not a partisan opinion. I am simply stating facts. I saw the Star Tribune front pages last Sunday and Wednesday, and on Sunday…
October 18, 2018
Records from a 2015 divorce show no allegations of domestic abuse against U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, a candidate this year for state attorney general. T

Readers Write: The Ellisons' divorce records, 'How I'm voting,' Jamal Khashoggi, Mitch McConnell, Little Free Library creator Todd Bol

Keith Ellison is a good guy; can we handle it?
October 17, 2018
Since U.S. Bank Stadium opened in August 2016, runners in the Twin Cities Marathon, which starts near the stadium, haven’t been allowed in the build

Readers Write: U.S. Bank Stadium and Twin Cities Marathon, health care and Medicare, negative ads, homeless encampment, personal solutions to climate concerns, Trump's slurs

The gift that just keeps on not giving.
October 16, 2018
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, running this year for Minnesota attorney general, has denied a former girlfriend’s allegations of domestic abuse. Letters t

Readers Write: Minnesota attorney general race, political parties and the 2018 vote, U.S. Senate candidate Karin Housley, young people's climate concerns, public safety in Minneapolis

Voters have a job to do.
October 15, 2018

Readers Write: 2018 election voting philosophies; commentaries by John Howe, Julie Rosen, Jason Lewis

How I will be voting this year and why.
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