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Editorial
November 5, 2020

Minnesota needs to turn back 'dial' as COVID spreads

Stronger mitigation measures needed while hospitals reach ICU "red alert" case levels.
Editorial
November 4, 2020

As count continues, voter turnout is a winner

Biden leads while Trump mounts challenges in several states. It's still too close to call.
Editorial
November 4, 2020

A split in St. Paul

A statehouse divided must not result in legislative inaction.
Editorial
November 4, 2020
Observers made calls and checked updates as the Detroit Department of Elections counted remaining absentee ballots in Michigan on Wednesday.

Election update: Stay patient and let the count continue

The eventual winner of the presidency will lead a divided nation without a clear mandate.
Editorial
November 3, 2020
Valerie Castile, right, and St. Paul activist Miki Lewis-Frost want Minnesota teens who graduate from driver’s education to get the pouches.

'Not Reaching' pouch: Sadly, there's a need

The product is designed with Black motorists in mind.
Editorial
November 2, 2020

The day we affirm an American value

Even in a pandemic, Election Day offers Americans an opportunity to make their voices heard.
Editorial
November 1, 2020

Twin Cities recovery continues after May riots

Thanks to corporate, nonprofit and individual gifts, businesses are slowly rebuilding.
Editorial
October 31, 2020

Don't let COVID-19 hitchhike home from campus

Plan now to ensure COVID doesn't spread as college students return.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden

Editorial Board endorsement: Biden can reunite, restart America

He'll return science to the White House and provide smart, steady leadership.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
Above, Sen. Tina Smith appeared at a March 5, 2019, hearing in Washington.

U.S. Senate endorsement: Tina Smith best reflects Minnesota values

She's willing to work across the aisle on legislation that benefits state, nation.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
Democratic candidate for the first congressional district Dan Feehan.

After close loss in 2018, Dan Feehan focused on First District's needs

Decorated combat veteran has become an even stronger candidate since his first bid for office.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., speaks during news conference in Washington, D.C., in June.

In Second District, Angie Craig has earned a return trip to Congress

First-term Democrat has focused on solving problems.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
Congressman Dean Phillips drove his campaign vehicle to Excelsior, Minnesota and campaigned with Rep. Kelly Morrison, DFL-Deephaven and Gretchen Piper

Third District's Dean Phillips deserves another term in Congress

He's taken a refreshingly bipartisan approach to Washington.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn. /Star Tribune photo by Aaron Lavinsky

Once again, Betty McCollum best reflects Fourth District

Through hard work, she's become a stronger voice.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
Republican candidate Lacy Johnson, left, and Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar

Fifth District: No endorsement in Ilhan Omar-Lacy Johnson race

The ability to rise above incivility is crucial, but so is fitting the district.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
An elections worker prepares mail-in ballot envelopes in July in Minneapolis.

Sixth District: No endorsement in Tom Emmer-Tawnja Zahradka race

Neither the GOP incumbent nor Democrat challenger have earned our recommendation.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson

Seventh District: Collin Peterson taps deep expertise on rural issues

Constituents can rely on veteran congressman to protect their interests.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber

Eighth District: Pete Stauber can build on first-term success

He's shown a willingness to work across the aisle to solve problems.
Editorial
October 30, 2020
95th Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court Paul C. Thissen.

Elect Paul Thissen in Minnesota's only statewide judicial race

Opinion editor’s note: The Star Tribune Editorial Board operates separately from the newsroom, and no news editors or reporters were involved in the endorsement process.…
Editorial
October 30, 2020
League of Women Voters volunteers Ann Napp and Katie Anthony await registrants at the federal courthouse in Minneapolis on Sept. 22.

Changing of the guard on Hennepin County Board

Incumbents in three of four open seats are not seeking re-election on Nov. 3.
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