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Two-state solution still best bet for Mideast peace

U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Trump is right to prioritize peace but should embrace bipartisan policy.

Repeal of ACA would imperil a little-known part with a huge impact

The Prevention and Public Health Fund helps communities prevent disease, not just treat it, and address other key health issues.


Trump's machine

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Rash Report: At Camp Ripley training, 'NATO is standing together'
John Rash

For the 44th year, Minnesota National Guard and Norwegian Home Guard troops train together.

Here's to our nationally pertinent state political figures
D.J. Tice

Here are the Minnesota players on the national playbill.


U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Two-state solution still best bet for Mideast peace

Congress should initially focus on short-term fixes for ACA
There's no time to waste in finding new leader for U.S. Bank Stadium
Keep the 'scoring' of bills in Minnesota's executive branch

An image from “Hidden Figures” shows Katherine Johnson, portrayed by Taraji Henson, in the historical film about black women’s contributions to NASA. Standng beside her is Kevin Costner, who plays the supervisor at the base.

A talk with Margot Lee Shetterly, the author of 'Hidden Figures'

MN Legislature should pre-empt cities on benefit mandates
Repeal of ACA would imperil a little-known part with a huge impact
Rebel knell: The disobedient musician is an endangered species

Hector Casanova/ Kansas City Star/TNS

Readers Write (Feb. 20): Politicians, citizens and partisanship, telephone town halls, 'Day Without Immigrants,' inclusiveness and sensitivity

Readers Write (Feb. 19): Nicollet Mall, Planned Parenthood rally, U.S. Bank stadium, University of Minnesota regents and gender
Readers Write (Feb. 18): The president's news conference, stadium suite fallout, school discipline legislation, health insurance, legislators' behavior
Readers Write (Feb. 17): Countering violent extremism; Trump's team, Russia, and Democratic comparisons; partisanship on the environment; U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis' availability

Trump team sends chilling messages on squelching protest

Administration embraces authoritarianism in the White House.


Sack cartoon: Trump's machine


Rash Report: At Camp Ripley training, 'NATO is standing together'

For the 44th year, Minnesota National Guard and Norwegian Home Guard troops train together.


Sack cartoon: Stadium leader(s)


Trump shouldn't neglect Afghanistan

More U.S. troops and a more stable government are needed.


Rebel knell: The disobedient musician is an endangered species

Today's music cohort is so willing to play the game. Unlike the Replacements. Or Dylan. Or Prince.


Give Minnesotans another good choice on their health insurance

It's the "MinnesotaCare Buy-In," tapping a trusted program.