Aaron Blake
June 11
John Dean, former White House counsel for the Nixon administration, appeared Monday before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Mueller Report.

John Dean's compelling case for parallels between Trump and Watergate

He's hardly the first person to draw them, but he's one of the most authoritative.
Melissa Hortman
June 10
The Senate passed a budget that works, but Minnesota deserves more, Melissa Hortman writes, and DFLers will work to make that happen.

Minnesota House Speaker Melissa Hortman: A good session? Yes, but one with a lot of 'no'

The bipartisan budget is a positive step, but we need to do more to improve the lives of Minnesotans across the state.
D.J. Tice
June 10
Marines marching in Danang during the Vietnam War — a war that David Pence says he regrettably protested in the ’60s.

A worthy reprint for a distinctive thinker

David Pence, a Mankato physician and teacher, was a tireless voice for Truth as he knew it — and he reckoned with a truth of his own.
Editorial
June 10

There's clearly a demand for 'courtroom in a box'

Warrant Resolution Day drew hundreds with pending legal issues.
Editorial
June 10

Revise approach to North Korea negotiations

More substance, less summitry is now needed to achieve the goal of denuclearization.
Letters
June 10
Musicians play and people swim next to the U.S. border wall in Tijuana, Mexico.

Readers Write: Expanding U.S. borders, addressing homelessness, Ilhan Omar's taxes

What if the U.S. expanded south?
Opinion
June 10
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Editorial cartoon: Scott Stantis on Trump's tariffs

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Daniel W. Drezner
June 10
President Donald Trump, left, spoke to the press as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., looked on after the Republican luncheon at the U.S.

A very modest defense of the GOP Senate caucus

These senators do have some actual red lines. What makes these lines somewhat less visible is the fact that when they are crossed, the president usually retreats rather than forces a vote.
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