Minnesota

More Evidence That Obamacare Is Helping
The uninsured rate in Minnesota has plunged 40 percent, according to a new study
June 11, 2014

We've got some new data on how the Affordable Care Act is playing out in one state. The data looks pretty darn good.

Held Hostage by a Hospital
The Mayo Clinic is making Rochester, Minn., double in size—and billing residents for it
July 24, 2013

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

Michele Bachmann Wasn't Funny. She Was Awful.
May 29, 2013

Why we should celebrate her retirement from Congress.

The Internal Polls That Made Mitt Romney Think He'd Win
November 30, 2012

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

“Soon We Are Going to Have to Start Worrying about Texas and Arizona”: A Conversation with Norm Coleman
November 12, 2012

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.

Obama Doesn’t Need Tech Wizardry to Fix Voting
November 08, 2012

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

What’s Next For the Same-Sex Marriage Movement?
November 07, 2012

The long-fight for marriage equality.

Romney’s Final Dash Hints At Bleak View Of Race
November 05, 2012

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

Why Tuesday Could Be a Turning Point for Gay Marriage
November 02, 2012

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

Don't Focus On National Early Voting Numbers
November 01, 2012

The early voting states lean to the right.

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