Known as Dreamers, more than 6,000 Minnesotans who came to the U.S. as children are in the DACA program, which lets recipients legally work and provides temporary protection from deportation.
Among those whose answers to four questions indicated that their race was highly central to their view of themselves, 81 percent favored Trump for the Republican nomination.
I was a bit alarmed last week to discover that after Trump’s diatribe in Phoenix, Mondale — usually an oasis of calm analysis — was reeling from the speech.
Everything Trump said about his recent embarrassment over the tragedy in Charlottesville was either false, out of context or egomaniacal.
During the election, the question was what it would take for Republicans to publicly say they would not support Trump. Now, it’s at what point they decide that he is toxic enough to derail their policy agenda.
It’s a cynical, illogical ploy, and I’d like to believe it won’t work, but Trump has taught me to fear the canniness of his gut political instincts.
The administration has found some promises easier to keep than others.
Trump's numbers continue to be terrible by any reasonable or historical standard. But they also used to be sort of consistent, within a range of badness. That may be changing.
We can’t keep overreacting to every bizarre Trumpian eruption — we’ll just be freaked out all the time.
In the 1968 campaign that Nixon ended up narrowly winning over Minnesota’s own Hubert Humphrey, Nixon actively pressured South Vietnam in "the Chennault Affair."
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