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Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem ‘The Hill We Climb’

Amanda Gorman delivered her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Gorman, 22, is...

Excerpts from President Joe Biden’s inauguration speech

Below are excerpts from President Joe Biden’s inaugural address, following his swearing-in as the nation’s 46th president: We'll press forward with speed and urgency, for...

12 years later, still hopeful, if more clear-eyed about it all...

Twelve years ago this week, I attended the inauguration of President Barack Obama. I traveled with two friends with whom I'd made a pact...

Minnesota is obligated to provide adequate health care to people who...

In review of the operations of Kandiyohi and Freeborn County jails in August and September of 2020, the ICE Office of Detention Oversight identified...

The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Death of Evil upon...

The Rev Martin Luther King, Jr. gave this sermon at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, upon the second...

Republican politicians’ praise of Martin Luther King will sound even more...

There’s a long list of Republicans who ought not part their lips this holiday weekend to praise Martin Luther King Jr., to quote from...

A contract for care workers that honors Dr. Martin Luther King,...

As we celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an event from this past weekend made me think...

Former Minnesota GOP operative: It’s time to rid the party of...

As the U.S. Capitol was under attack by domestic terrorists, I stood in my living room and watched President Donald Trump’s supporters engaged in...

A Republican on the future: We need a grand new party...

It is time to build a grand new party. A party based on individual rights, economic freedom, common sense and market-based solutions to our...

Praise the Lord and pass the pipe bomb

Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker singing “Praise the Lord” on the TV was the soundtrack of my childhood. As I’d get ready for school or...
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