Melissa Hackenmueller

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What Women Want - Ethics & Public Policy Center

<i>The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine</i> …

Feminism

PolyMet singled out in DFL release

DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin recently strongly criticized the running mate of a Republican gubernatorial candidate for missing a deadline for her …

The 'Brad Pitt' of the GOP

VIRGINIA, Minn. — He has been anointed the Brad Pitt of the Republican Party. And on a recent day on the trail, rookie congressional candidate Stewart Mills was struggling to fine-tune his message on an issue of critical importance to his campaign: his hair.<p>Mills, with his jaw-length blond locks …

California ruling is another reason to reform state's teacher tenure law

It should encourage Minnesota to get to work.<p>The recent California court ruling on teacher tenure laws is expected to resurrect debate over Minnesota …

A field guide to Minnesota Republican subgroups

Minnesota DFL, GOP ready to compete

Two conventions reveal plenty of life in both parties.<p>A pair of good political shows were put on Friday and Saturday by Minnesota Republicans in …

Government

GOP Range message: 100 percent for all mining

EVELETH — They were one in a message that had been honed specifically for a post-convention fly around stop on the Iron Range by Republican …

PEIS unnecessary for Superior National Forest

Some special interest groups want a far-reaching environmental impact statement done by the U.S. Forest Service on the effects of mining done in all …

Aurora OKs resolution opposed to PEIS

AURORA — The Aurora City Council has unanimously approved a strongly-worded resolution against a proposed far-reaching Programmatic Environmental …

Iron Range DFLers echo GOP mining rhetoric in letter to Klobuchar, Franken

IRRRB to vote on funding package for biochemical plant

EVELETH — The Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board on Tuesday will consider $21.2 million in funding for a major bio-technology industry …

The best teacher in every class? Here's one way

An effort to strengthen the student teaching process has been waylaid by politics in the House. It's up to the Senate now.<p>“Support teachers.”<p>From …

Pedagogy

What Happens To The Unemp. Rate If You Add Back Labor Force Dropouts?

The Department of Labor reported new jobs numbers this morning, and on the surface the results were encouraging: 288,000 new payroll jobs were …

Minnesotans are on the job, but overqualified for what's available

A political party stands to gain if it can truly help the state's workers meet their aspirations.<p>One statistic has been House Republican Minority …

Income Inequality