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SD breaks record with six days above 60 degrees, but major snowstorm on its way in southern counties
Acclaimed musical 'South Pacific' plays Thursday through Sunday at Memorial Auditorium
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
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High school roundup: Falcons clinch Red Rock Conference
Swimming: Stingrays perform well at state meet
Girls basketball: Section girls basketball tournaments start soon
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Pitino finds lots of new friendly fans as team goes to 20-7
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
Elderly waiver program reform proposal makes progress
Column: A failure to communicate
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Developmentally disabled caregivers would receive raises under plan
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At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
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June 14, 2016
Column: Trump exploits tragedy to smear Muslims, Obama
WASHINGTON — How long will it be before American Muslims are forced to wear yellow badges with the star and crescent? Donald Trump, the man Republicans will nominate to be president, has already said that, in addition to banning Muslim immigration, he would also look at closing...
June 14, 2016 - 4:24pm
March 31, 2016
Column: The Dangerous Donald
WASHINGTON — Whatever else one may think about Donald Trump, he has a gift for labeling opponents. Jeb Bush? “Low energy.” Ted Cruz? “Lyin’ Ted.” (Trump directs supporters to drop the “g.”) Marco Rubio? “Liddle Marco.” (He decrees that little be spelled with a...
March 31, 2016 - 11:00am
February 15, 2015
Column: FEC hearing a farce by any other name
WASHINGTON — It was a noble idea, in theory. The Federal Election Commission undertook an unprecedented experiment in democracy on Wednesday: It held an open-microphone hearing and invited any and all members of the public to come in unannounced and make their opinions known to...
February 15, 2015 - 9:20pm
February 12, 2015
Column: John McCain sees a world on fire
WASHINGTON — John McCain toiled for 28 years in the Senate before he finally won the chairman’s gavel of the Armed Services Committee last month. Now he’s making up for lost time. The 78-year-old Arizona Republican strode quickly into Tuesday’s hearing of the committee —...
February 12, 2015 - 9:33pm
November 9, 2014
Column: Obama’s big immigration error
WASHINGTON — Back in July, when President Obama was deciding whether to take executive action on immigration before the midterm elections, I got into one of those cable-news debates that offer the president unsolicited advice from the unqualified. I argued that the move would boost...
November 9, 2014 - 8:38pm
September 25, 2014
Column: Obama is liberals’ lesser evil
WASHINGTON — The anti-Obama left was out in force. All 22 of them. As the president stood on the South Lawn to announce the bombing campaign in Syria, liberal demonstrators gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue on the other side of the White House to protest the man they thought was...
September 25, 2014 - 8:30pm
August 17, 2014
Column: A general’s farewell
WASHINGTON — I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last. It was the burial of Harold Greene, shot to death in Afghanistan...
August 17, 2014 - 9:26pm
August 11, 2014
Column: The CIA's lack of transparency
WASHINGTON — If the CIA spends half as much energy finding terrorists as it has spent fighting Congress, we should feel very safe. The spooks, taking a break from the mundane work of protecting the nation, have lately been turning their spycraft against the lawmakers who are supposed...
August 11, 2014 - 11:43am
August 4, 2014
Column: An upending of reason in the House
WASHINGTON — After conservatives on Thursday brought down House Speaker John Boehner’s bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statement declaring that President Obama should fix the problem himself. “There are numerous steps...
August 4, 2014 - 9:10pm
August 3, 2014
Column: Where wisdom is in short supply
WASHINGTON — The House opened proceedings Wednesday with a chaplain’s prayer that lawmakers be granted “a double portion of wisdom and understanding.” Even a side order of wisdom with a garnish of understanding would have been nice. But neither was on the menu. The people’s...
August 3, 2014 - 7:57pm
December 23, 2013
Column: Congress' drag on economy
By Dana Milbank WASHINGTON — It is tantalizing to wonder, as Ben Bernanke did Wednesday afternoon, how much better the economy would be today, and how many millions more would have jobs, if Congress hadn’t done so much over the past few years to drag down growth. Bernanke...
December 23, 2013 - 3:51pm
July 31, 2012
Column: Man of the horse people
WASHINGTON -- The animal kingdom has been inhospitable to Mitt Romney in this election cycle. First there was the damaging story of Seamus, the Irish setter the Romneys strapped to the roof of their car on a family trip. And now it seems that, when it comes to Romney's political...
July 31, 2012 - 12:00am
July 30, 2012
Column: Romney's terrible choice
WASHINGTON -- There have been many mendacious moments in this presidential campaign, but it will be hard to top what Mitt Romney told the Veterans of Foreign Wars conference this week. President Obama is seeking "an arbitrary, across-the-board budget reduction that would saddle...
July 30, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
Column: Senate's torn fabric
WASHINGTON -- This is a yarn about a cloth, and what this cloth's unraveling means to the fabric of our political lives. Our tale begins in the men's department of a Washington area department store where, while browsing the socks last weekend, I bumped into Trent Lott, the former...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 25, 2012
Column: The pledge master
WASHINGTON -- All hail Grover Norquist! Bow down, Lindsey Graham. The Republican senator dared to say he might consider supporting a tax increase -- but then Norquist paid him a visit on Wednesday. "Every once in a while you have somebody with an impure thought like Lindsey Graham,"...
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am