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Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has mostly labored in relative obscurity during her decade as the state’s top lawyer. But the northern St. Louis County native (who grew up near Orr) … more
I’ve written a lot over the years about quality of life in our communities here in the North Country. To me, the best way to build a sustainable and successful local economy is to make your small … more
Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to expand MinnesotaCare eligibility is a reminder of how easy, and how beneficial, it would have been to include a public option under the Affordable Care Act. Indeed, … more
I’m out of my usual mode...telling stories about funny adventures, parenting drama, or trips to the big house. It’s all because of what I witnessed in full-force last weekend, what I saw all over … more
How does Minnesota’s DFL win back non-metro parts of the state? That’s a question that should be occupying the minds of every party leader as they ponder the 2016 election returns and look … more
In the midst of a week intense with activity and commitments, my head is swimming with rich possibilities for this column, so many that I would like to wrap them up quickly in my hand like balls of … more
The repeal of Obamacare has grown increasingly complicated for the GOP Congress and the incoming Trump administration. This week, the Congressional Budget Office released its assessment of the … more
When it comes to politics, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day distractions tossed out by players on both sides of the politic debates that keep Washington roiling. But it helps, at times, … more
Most Americans are rightfully worried about the transition in the White House set for a week from today. While President Obama has certainly had his share of critics, we suspect historians will give … more
I can hardly believe it’s almost New Year’s Eve. I’ve been appreciating the holidays and leaving my recent hospital experience in the past. I have had no more symptoms of heart agitation and no … more
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