Posts Tagged ‘politics’

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The politics of political disagreement

Monday, November 21, 2016 16:07

“Few people are able to express with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment.” These words from Albert Einstein ring especially true in the midst of the current political climate.

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Nancy and Brad Frank smile as Trump gains electoral votes. Nancy is the president of the Northwest Metro Republican Women's Group. (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

Trump victory works against DFL in Minnesota

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 10:03

Donald Trump's blitz across the U.S. electoral map pressed Hillary Clinton in Minnesota, with the race not called for Clinton until Wednesday morning.

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Pay attention to politics

Friday, September 16, 2016 10:34

Ignoring politics is not only impossible but also disadvantageous.

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Horan’s campaign team works together at a weekly meeting. FROM LEFT: JB Stender, Riley Horan, Lauren Petersen, Eric Swenson and Robbie Ware. (Lauren Andrego/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas student to run for state legislature

Monday, July 25, 2016 16:15

This September, nearly 200,000 undergraduate students will be enrolled full-time at a Minnesota college or university. This November, 268 Minnesota residents will run for state legislature. One person will do both.

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Faith in modern politics

Thursday, October 1, 2015 21:41

Opinions editor Jacob Sevening discusses Pope Francis, Republican presidential candidates and the importance of adapting faith to fit the modern world.

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News in :90 – Nov. 21, 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014 11:06

This is News in :90 for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

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Women make history in midterms

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 21:43

This year's midterm election results showed a few firsts among women in American government.

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Uninformed votes are worse than no votes

Saturday, November 1, 2014 17:10

Opinions Editor Elliot Polsky says the “get out the vote” campaigns for midterm elections should try to influence people to get informed.

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President Obama speaks to the crowd at St. Paul's Union Depot. (Morgan Neu/TommieMedia)

Obama visits St. Paul, outlines transit proposal

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 16:27

Two St. Thomas students took interest when President Obama visited St. Paul to unveil his plan to invest in and update the nation’s infrastructure.

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News in :90 – Nov. 14, 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013 12:05

This is News in :90 for Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. 

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When the going gets tough…secede?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 21:34

Last week, five Colorado counties passed a measure taking steps toward seceding from the state

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A sign marks directs student voters to St. Thomas' on-campus precinct in McNeely HallTuesday. According to Mitch Helle-Morrissey, the head elections judge for the on-campus precinct, around 20 students voted in this year’s St. Paul mayoral elections at the W-4 P-06 precinct in McNeely Hall.  (Christina Theodoroff/TommieMedia)

Low student turnout at on-campus precinct

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 13:19

St. Thomas students did not turn out in large numbers to cast their votes at the on-campus precinct Tuesday. 

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Refugees find asylum in Minnesota

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 1:12

Minnesota has a long history of immigration, so Designer Sam Wisneski found why certain groups have made new lives in the state and the challenges they face.

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St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman. (Photo courtesy of  the City of St. Paul)

3 candidates challenge incumbent St. Paul Mayor Coleman

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 23:33

Sharon Anderson, Kurt Dornfeld and Tim Holden will take on incumbent St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman as he seeks a third term in the Nov. 5 election.

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Education can prevent negligent gun injuries and death

Sunday, October 27, 2013 23:31

Guns can't kill by themselves; they require people to use them, so operator education should be a priority.

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