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Daily Reformer: Frey task force on off-duty police; Bakk-inations; Walz $$$;...

Good morning! (Are you receiving our Daily Reformer email newsletter? You should! Sign up here.) Apologies for no Daily Reformer on Thursday; it was like that...

The dangerous path from no refugee resettlement to something much darker

The recent decision by Beltrami County to no longer accept new refugee resettlement there was in some ways meaningless. Refugees have not been placed...

MN House leader: Legalize cannabis this year Time for a new...

Can anyone provide a solid argument for maintaining the current regime of criminalizing cannabis? I have been all over the state looking for one,...

Daily Reformer: Walz on a boat

Good morning.  Sailing takes me away…. Today at the Reformer: There’s been very little attention on the ACA lawsuit that could take down the decade-old law,...

A response to comments by Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka Leaders...

It is the job of our elected officials to represent Minnesotans, to make our voices heard and bring opportunity to our communities. We expect...

If we’re to keep thriving, Minnesota needs immigrants — especially in...

Minnesotans are dying. Well, everyone everywhere is dying. The issue in Minnesota is that the births of new Minnesotans will soon be outpaced by...

Daily Reformer: immigration, people and manure.

Good morning.  Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day.  This morning at the Reformer I came out of reporting retirement to write a little piece about the Senate...

Daily Reformer: Lewis and his no lose campaign

Good morning! A programming note: I’m in Washington for meetings and will have no Daily Reformer on Friday.  This morning at the Reformer, Rilyn Eischens tallied...

Coolican: Amy Klobuchar and the scourge of the bullying boss

Sen. Amy Klobuchar shared the endorsement of The New York Times with Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week, one of several events indicating a wisp...

What you probably don’t know about Colin Kaepernick: His faith A...

I am among what I suspect is a rather small group: Ordained women ministers who also are football fans. In my youth in Oklahoma, ...
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