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Daily Reformer: Is the world ending?

Good morning.  Busy day at Reformer HQ.  Scoop: Max Nesterak has tracked at least eight lawsuits around the country in which Target managers say they do...

Daily Reformer: Cancellation of large events in Washington. Coming here?

Good morning! Wow a lot of bills being heard in committee rooms on the Capitol campus today. Capitol readers: Who can tell me which ones...

The virus lays bare a broken political and economic system

The Minnesota Senate’s Republican leader stumbled into the truth this week, like a blindfolded man who hits his head on a fire alarm. When Sen....

Blueprint for a more equitable Minnesota aims for a more inclusive...

We should all be heartened by the launch of a fresh new journalistic voice under a “Minnesota Reformer’’ label. Reform is in the best...

Legislature needs to be bold on early childhood. Before it’s too...

For far too long, we have heard about the opportunity gaps that exist for Minnesota’s children.  The $1.5 billion-dollar budget surplus and current legislative...

Daily Reformer: Coronavirus is coming

With Super Tuesday over we turn our attention to the most important event happening in American politics: COVID-19. The reason I say that is...

It’s never our time: Why we won’t have a female president...

Editor's note: Susan J. Demas is editor and columnist of Michigan Advance, a sister organization of Minnesota Reformer, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news outlet.  The 2020...

Daily Reformer: The economic and political effects of coronavirus are coming

With Super Tuesday over we turn our attention to the most important event happening in American politics: COVID-19. The reason I say that is...

Daily Reformer: Super Tuesday analysis

Hello there. Sign up to get Daily Reformer in your inbox. DFL operative, park board lawyer and all around Capitol and City Hall fixer Brian...

Politicians are people, too. They had dreams, and they were crushed....

Pete Buttigeig, Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren each suspended their presidential campaigns this week, following more than a dozen Democrats before them. While pundits...
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