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Americans could have no greater example of the degree to which our federal government has descended into oligarchy than the sad spectacle of the so-called “health care reform” effort currently … more
Can Joe Radinovich speak to both sides in a divided DFL? That’s the task he’s laid out for himself as he campaigns for the seat his political mentor Rick Nolan has held since 2012. Radinovich … more
A new study produced by Mining Minnesota highlights the major impact of taconite mining on the region’s economy, and contrasts that to what it claims is a much-smaller impact from the tourism … more
As the health care debate continues in Washington, one fact has become increasingly apparent. Americans don’t want to go back to the bad old days being proposed by Republicans. They don’t want to … more
America’s federal courts are supposed to be the great equalizer. While the costs of litigation can certainly limit the ability of some to have their day in court, the federal judiciary is, for … more
With at least two, and possibly three, separate women now accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault or impropriety, Republicans would appear to be left with two choices— … more
In a recent op-ed in the StarTribune, Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan made a double-barreled argument in favor of copper-nickel mining on the edge of the Boundary Waters. In both cases, the … more
Here’s a statistic that encapsulates the political moment we’re in today: The 400 richest Americans now have as much wealth as the bottom 62 percent of us. And just the three richest of those … more
The city of Tower’s ambulance service should move cautiously and focus on mission as it implements a paid on-call service in an effort to improve response time and generate more revenue. … more
You only need to pay attention to the dynamics of the Eighth District congressional race to understand why Republicans are worried about holding the U.S. House. The GOP’s attack machine is focused … more
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