Editorial
December 13, 2018
Health care costs remain one of the biggest of concerns for Americans. Minnesota’s “reinsurance” program, intended to help stabilize prices on t

$100 million drop in federal aid for reinsurance program merits scrutiny

State's congressional delegation challenges reinsurance aid drop.
Editorial
December 13, 2018

New Mexico report should serve as framework to MinnesotaCare buy-in debate.

Well-researched analysis offers flexible view of how a buy-in could be implemented.
Letters
December 13, 2018
On Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Conn., 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children between 6 and 7 years old, as well as six adult staff members, at

Readers Write: Gun violence, climate change, police shortage, border wall

A task list for the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre.
Steve Chapman
December 13, 2018
Chelsea pensioners voted at the Royal Hospital during the E.U. Referendum polling day on June 23, 2016, in London.

How to solve the Brexit dilemma: Just vote again already

It's a clear case of buyer's remorse.
EPISODE 129
December 13, 2018
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

Listen: Oval Office spat suggests tough governing times ahead

A televised dispute between President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders shows how political dynamics are shifting in Washington. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune's John Rash and Patricia Lopez.
Editorial
December 12, 2018

Strict regulation of gene editing is needed

Chinese scientist's claim is a wake-up call.
Opinion
December 12, 2018
Editorial cartoon

Editorial cartoon: Dana Summers on Twitter apologies

Star Tribune editorial cartoonist Steve Sack is on medical leave. To see a collection of his work, click here. To see some other syndicated…
Peter Hutchinson
December 12, 2018

Election results: Getting a majority is crucial. It should be required ­— with ranked-choice voting

It's simply a way to replicate what we already do at political conventions. It should happen everywhere it doesn't currently, but the 2020 presidential primary would be a good start.
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