Patricia Murphy
May 14
A rural scene near Ashland, Neb., in 2018.

Farmers' love for Trump is in peril

"The sentiment out in farm country is getting grimmer by the day. Our patience is waning, our finances are suffering, and the stress from months of living with the consequences of these tariffs is mounting."
Opinion Exchange
May 13

At least so far, 2019 Minnesota Legislature is a disappointment

Those who hoped for less gridlock, more compromise may be out of luck.
May 13
More than 100 protesters sang and cheered in the State Capitol last month as House representatives discussed an amendment regarding conversion therapy

Readers Write: Conversion therapy, college athletics, climate change, insulin prices

When we argue about conversion therapy, we're arguing about people's lives.
Tyler Cowen
May 13
Low approval ratings for President Donald Trump do not equate to low trust in the government, the author writes.

Despite what you've heard, Americans trust their government

And that's a good thing — because they rely on it.
May 13

No one wins in a spiraling U.S.-China trade war

Washington and Beijing must end the escalation or risk further global economic harm.
Jonathan Weinhagen
May 13
Gonkama Johnson, left, has taken part in Atomic Data’s partnership with Summit Academy OIC in north Minneapolis — a program that provides tuition-

Legislature's last week: Focus on the art of the 'must-doable'

That will yield results that Minnesotans can be proud of. Key issues: workforce development, education, transportation and housing.
Kjell Bergh
May 13
Vice President Mike Pence speaks at an auto industry discussion of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in Taylor, Mich., last month.

Counterpoint: Automobile industry is truly a global endeavor, and tariffs do not help

The collateral damage can only result in sharply higher prices and fewer jobs.
May 13
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Editorial cartoon: Chan Lowe on Democrats and impeachment

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