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Daily Reformer: Bakk’s revenge; Bernie is coming

Good morning. Sign up to receive Daily Reformer in your in-box! An insulin bill passed the Minnesota House although it’s a long way from hitting...

Education amendment highlights racial disparities: A look at the data

A bipartisan group of lawmakers proposed an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution Tuesday that would mandate that “all children have a fundamental right to...

Daily Reformer: Klob gets help at home while others say it’s...

Get Daily Reformer direct to your in-box! Good morning!  Didn’t watch the debate. Who won? [email protected] I hear Joe Biden did well. Josh Kraushaar of National...

Daily Reformer: Caucus Day. Does anyone care? They should.

Good morning.  Today is caucus day. With next week’s presidential primary, expect turnout to be way down, which means it’s a big opportunity for activist...

Book excerpt details rise of labor leader who is now Walz...

Editor's note: This book excerpt from "Beaten Down, Worked Up" by longtime New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse describes the difficult union negotiations...

Daily Reformer: The Democratic presidential nomination is nearly finished

Dems have 8 days to stop Bernie. Then it's over. Good day. The Democratic race for president is all but over, but few people will admit...

Your health insurance: probably bad and getting worse

“A good life for American families also requires the most affordable, innovative, and high-quality healthcare system on Earth. Before I took office, health insurance...

If you want our votes, learn our issues

President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign hit the mark with white, working-class voters in the Midwest. That’s how he won states like Ohio, Michigan...

Daily Reformer: Mid-winter spring!

Good morning! Sign up here to get Daily Reformer in your in-box.  Midwinter spring! (Read to the bottom for T.S. Eliot’s thoughts on the subject.)  Jessica...

Daily Reformer: When Minnesota Nice is not so nice.

Good morning! (Sign up to get Daily Reformer in your in-box.) The moderate Democratic candidates chasing the frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders have a “collective action...
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