Opinion Exchange

A plea to Trump voters: Don't re-elect this awful man

You wouldn't accept this behavior from a teacher; why accept it from our leader?
Editorial

Anoka-Hennepin takes a gamble on school sports

When COVID cases spike, educators should err on side of caution with student activities.
Opinion Exchange

A plea to Biden voters: Don't empower leftists

He is being influenced by people who will dismantle our Constitution.
Opinion Exchange

Fossil fuel's uncertain future

A slam-on-the-brakes approach isn't helpful.
Opinion Exchange

Religion is on the decline, and politics is to blame

Editorial

Foreign policy is on the ballot, too

Opinion Exchange

Pondering how to parlay a Biden victory into a more united country

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Opinion Exchange
October 28
People watch election results at Times Square in New York, Nov. 9, 2016.

The much-denigrated Electoral College does its job

Opinion Exchange
October 28
Tyler Kistner talked with Steve Mankowski at his Southview 66 gas station in South St. Paul.

Editorial counterpoint: The Second District needs a real bipartisan servant in Congress

Opinion
October 28
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Editorial cartoon: Bill Bramhall on the election

Opinion Exchange
October 28
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig visited the Welch, Minn. farm of Les Anderson on Oct. 17.

Rep. Angie Craig: I work across the aisle and stand my ground

NEW LONDON, CT - MAY 21: A member of the Secret Service stands behind a wall while U.S. President George W. Bush speaks during the Coast Guard Academy
Opinion
Star Tribune endorsements
updated 5 hours 6 mins. ago
The Star Tribune Editorial Board has made endorsements for the 2020 general election. Among its recommendations are Joe Biden for president and Tina Smith for U.S. Senate.
Opinion Exchange
October 28

Florida governor's lack of transparency on COVID is inexcusable

Opinion
October 28
President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden

Playing Politics podcast: Finally, the final stretch

Opinion Exchange
October 28
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont U

I'm a social liberal, fiscal conservative — and politically homeless

Editorial
October 27
Jack O'Rourke of Minneapolis, whose mother made him a custom mask urging people to vote, joined other voters during early voting at Minneapolis Electi

Heed the call for a national mask mandate

Playing Politics podcast
Opinion
Playing Politics podcast
updated 9 hours 33 mins. ago
Listening to the "Playing Politics" podcast from the Star Tribune and WCCO Radio is like taking a seat at the Editorial Board table and hearing an informed and opinionated weekly discussion of all things political in Minnesota and the nation. "Playing Politics" features WCCO's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune's John Rash in addition to editorial writer Patricia Lopez and columnists Lori Sturdevant and D.J. Tice – award-winning journalists who bring varied perspectives to the issues of the day.
Opinion Exchange
October 27
Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in to the Supreme Court Oct. 26.

Why Barrett's rise may not be fatal to Obamacare

Letters
October 27
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Warm Springs, Ga., on Tuesday.

Readers Write: Biden and court-packing, Amy Coney Barrett, chlorpyrifos

Steve Sack
October 27
Sack cartoon: The new collars

Sack cartoon: The new collars

Opinion Exchange
October 27
President Donald Trump has politicized the Department of Justice, the writer argues.

Trump has defaced the Department of Justice

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