She was first elected to a U.S. House seat from Montana in 1916, just in time to vote against U.S. entry into World War I.
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In 12 countries for which Pew had poll numbers from the last year of Trump to the first months of Biden, the average portion of those who said they had confidence in the U.S. to “do the right thing regarding world affairs” rocketed from 17% to 75%.
The higher design of SUVs and trucks, in particular, poses a massive problem for pedestrian safety.
As a lifelong engineer and miner and a native Minnesotan, I feel it is my duty to say this. The threat to the BWCA from a mine like what Twin Metals is proposing could be devastating under current best mining practices, and in my considered opinion, too risky to be allowed.
The Jack Reynolds Memorial Medigap Expansion Act would expand coverage for the gap left by what Medicare doesn’t cover to dialysis patients under 65, many of whom can’t get that coverage right now.
Obviously, the prospect of having to run against a former police chief frightens Rubio, so he immediately went to name-calling and guilt by association.
I have had peers hesitant to reach out for resources that would support their well-being because they are concerned how it may affect their entire career.
The truth is that the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is the agonizing struggle between not one, but two indigenous peoples fighting over the same homeland.
Several of the U.S. norms that used to make things work have lost their power to do so.
The private nature of current budget negotiations creates a dangerous dynamic: When critical conversations are held behind closed doors, it enables far-right Republican senators to hold up broadly supported, needed, mainstream legislation.
Entrepreneurship lags in Minnesota, especially for people of color. It’s time Gov. Tim Walz and legislators make an investment that delivers long-term opportunity for all Minnesotans.
For one thing, the state may see a lot more freight traffic.
As a law professor who studies policing and constitutional law, I have seen how essential local and state reform efforts are.
We are grateful for bipartisan support to not tax PPP loans, and ask that our legislators hold true to their promise and get this done for Minnesota small businesses.
More than 80 laws against transgender people have been passed so far in 2021 or are pending in state legislatures across the country.
The TV screen would show President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s smiling face and a translucent image of an American flag would be superimposed, through which we could see Ike.
After nearly 40 years as a licensed profession allegedly founded on the bedrock of social justice did we only just realize the profession is 90% white?
The fact that this large and growing group decided to release the statement reflects the seriousness with which these scholars view the lies, violence, “stop the steal” protests and ongoing efforts to bring about bogus recounts and suppress future voters.
To be honest, the first time you fit a squirming newborn’s arm through the strap of a Graco Snugride Snug-lock 35 is a little nerve-wracking.
Virginia and other states are using federal funding for programs like Minnesota’s Early Learning Scholarships, so there is no reason to believe that Minnesota can’t do it too.