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Sack cartoon: The Hillary Clinton stash

The Hillary Clinton stash

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Not even business support delivers light rail
Lori Sturdevant

And it won't, with this GOP, until campaign money hinges on it.

Rash Report: 'Average Mohamed' story is everything but average
John Rash

Minneapolis' Mohamed Amin Ahmed creates a cartoon counternarrative to extremism.

Why Putin would vote for Trump …

… and, in a sense, may. He likes the policies, he likes the prospect of a distracted America and he doesn't like the opponent.

Another Trump conspiracy: voter fraud

Despite lack of evidence, he questions election legitimacy.

Counterpoint: State is on task regarding new workforce rules for the disabled

This is an urgent but huge transformation. The Department of Employment and Economic Development is prepared.

Southwest light rail: Eliminate the political veto of a practical need

Business leaders must do more to eject obstructionists from legislative power. Metro Transit must have the independence to do its work. Now is the time.

Don't let one judge distort representative government in Minneapolis

City should be applauded for appealing decision on $15 minimum wage.

Southwest light rail: Despite House intransigence, governor must secure local funding

We cannot stop pushing the Legislature on all modes of transportation to benefit all Minnesotans, but for this project, a federal deadline looms.

Readers Write (Aug. 24): Minimum-wage ruling, Minnesota Legislature, Southwest light rail, the 'underbanked,' Sid Hartman

Was that a legal ruling or policy favoritism?

What is it about Henry Kissinger that has put him back on the charts?

He's got Clinton's ear. He's got Trump's … time. Well, I'd be wary, based on Kissinger's actual record.

Trump event protest was out of bounds

The candidate's opponents disgraced themselves at a Friday fundraising event at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Clinton and Trump are both wrong about corporate taxes

He takes a good idea too far. She dismisses research suggesting that workers end up bearing the cost.

A Clinton Foundation ditty — it goes something like this

If Hillary Clinton wins, the foundation will not accept foreign money. Until it does.

Counterpoint: May the old days endure — selectively

Much to admire of America, but there's also much to be rid of.

Readers Write (Aug. 23): The 'underbanked,' state government, pipelines, rail lines, Clinton Foundation, Ryan Lochte, accents

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