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U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer can help the GOP rebuild after Trump
Lori Sturdevant

He's a loyal team player, even in this election. He also has an broader vision for his party.

Rash Report: 'Madaya Mom,' Marvel's super Syrian hero
John Rash

Realistic comic strip goes where cameras can't.

The Worst Generation has done its worst in this election

The baby boomers promised the dawning of new age of peace, love and rock n' roll. All we got was the music.

Readers Write (Oct. 26): Health care, nonprofit pay, voter participation, Hennepin County District 5 race

Let's acknowledge some realities about emergency rooms.

To our readers: An explanation of the Editorial Board's endorsement process

Our goal is to publish well-reasoned opinions that readers will find useful in making their own choices, whether they agree with our picks or not.

Dylan to Stockholm? Trump to … Des Moines?

We shouldn't fret much about the breviloquent Minnesotan, but the grandiloquent New Yorker should be rebuilding his résumé.

I'm pro-life, but support Hillary Clinton

It's not a perfect choice; there never is. But I see a bigger picture, both in this race and in faith's purpose. None of us is judge and jury.

Jamar Clark case: Cops' actions before shooting are key to the tragedy

It appeared the officers were looking for trouble where none existed. Exonerating them could lead to future, unnecessary incidents.

The new way to influence people: Pre-suasion

Research done in the last 15 years shows that optimal persuasion is achieved by arranging for people to agree with a message before they know what's in it.

How Hillary Clinton and Paul Ryan could find common ground

The way out of the gridlock begins with corporate tax reform, which both Republicans and Democrats claim they want.

Editorial Board endorsement: Richfield mayor is best choice for open Hennepin County seat

Debbie Goettel's experience gives her an edge over Maureen Scallen Failor.

Kudos to Bob Dylan, but will he accept the Nobel Prize?

Here is a reason why he might very well be reticent, if he is indeed so.

A birthday letter to Hillary Clinton

Those who break glass ceilings end up with cuts and scars, but you learned early on how to vanquish bullies.

Five reasons why you can count on Minnesota's voting system

In politics, nothing is squeaky clean. But Minnesota's tough election safeguards are as close to it as is humanly possible.

Minnesotans beware: Heroin overdoses can end in death

Two of six who overdosed in the metro area Saturday lost their lives.