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While it's a good thing that our state government has projected a surplus over the next two years, clearly, legislators who think they will have an easy time in the upcoming session should think again.

Fri, 12/16/2011 - 8:25pm

Minnesota's watchdog is watching our Legacy Amendment funds.

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 7:44pm

WASHINGTON - When historians look back at last week's European Union summit, their most likely reaction will be: "Huh?" Confronted with looming catastrophe in Greece, Italy and Spain, European leaders convened but accomplished nothing of relevance.

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 7:44pm

Tucked into the resignation letter Republican State Chairman Tony Sutton issued on Dec. 2 was an acknowledgement that a GOP-backed tax law change has contributed to the financial trouble that beset his party on his watch. Gov.

Wed, 12/14/2011 - 5:19pm

In the opening statement of his press conference Monday with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, President Obama managed to assert no fewer than five times that the war in Iraq is ending.

Tue, 12/13/2011 - 5:19pm

WASHINGTON- Politicians love to celebrate, not chastise, big-time college athletics.

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 7:29pm

For two decades, .com, .org and some 20 other "generic top-level domain names" have served as calling cards for the vast majority of Web sites.

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 7:28pm

Iran has been showing signs of increasing nervousness about the possibility that its nuclear program will come under attack by Israel or the United States.

Fri, 12/09/2011 - 8:58pm

Last week the Minnesota Supreme Court sidestepped an important question, one that will, we fear, pop up again and again. The question concerns how the state should handle a government shutdown such as we experienced last July.

Thu, 12/08/2011 - 10:57pm

On the issue of unionizing licensed family child care providers, it's not so much whether a branch of state government exceeded its authority, but whether it's a government issue at all.

Tue, 12/06/2011 - 9:28pm