On Thursday afternoon, U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips sat down for an interview with Star Tribune editorial writer Patricia Lopez on the Star Tribune Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. The interview is ongoing; to watch live, click here.

On Thursday morning, Lopez also interviewed:

• U.S. Sen. Tina Smith. Topics included tariffs and farming, housing, renewable energy, health care and insulin, and gun safety. To watch, click here.

• U.S. Rep. Angie Craig. Topics included special education, energy production, farming and the trade war, and health care. To watch, click here.

Thursday’s lineup of interviews was also scheduled to include U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer at 2 p.m.

On Saturday at the fair, Lopez interviewed Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz. Topics included leadership and relationships, technology in state government, clean energy, and executive powers. Segments of that discussion are available here, here and here.

On Wednesday, Lopez interviewed Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison. Topics included opioids, disparities, wage theft, the filmmaking/marriage ruling, and the role of the attorney general. To watch, click here.

On Friday, Lopez is scheduled to interview Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka at 10 a.m., and University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel at 3 p.m.

These interviews, generally running about half an hour, are being collected on Star Tribune Opinion’s Twitter feed: @StribOpinion.