Minnesota

Held Hostage by a Hospital

The Mayo Clinic is making Rochester, Minn., double in size—and billing residents for it

When the billionaire owner of the Minnesota Vikings football team decided last year he wanted a new, $1 billion stadium, he did what sports franchise owners often do: threaten to relocate to another state—at least implicitly—and thereby wrung nearly $500 million dollars from taxpayers.

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Why we should celebrate her retirement from Congress.

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The Republican candidate really did think he was on track to become president. These poll numbers explain why.

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After the GOP was trounced by Latino voters on Election Day—a nightmare scenario that sophisticated observers had seen coming for a long time—I called former Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman, the Chairman of the Board of the center-right American Action Network and its related organization, the Hispanic Leadership Network.

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There's nothing magic to cutting down lines at the polls. Obama--and Congress--just need to deal with the basics.

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The long-fight for marriage equality.

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It's fair to say that their campaign doesn't see an especially credible path without Ohio.

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In the next few weeks, the battle for marriage equality faces two crucial hurdles.

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The early voting states lean to the right.

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Wednesday's polls showed Obama well-positioned across the battleground states.

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