When George W. Bush blew through St. Paul last May, he came with a dual purpose. On one hand, the president took the occasion--a speech at downtown's RiverCentre--to unveil his national energy plan, a far-reaching and controversial agenda calling for, among other things, increased domestic oil exploration and nuclear power production. On the other, Bush was in town to stump for outgoing Mayor Norm Coleman, the Republican Party's anointed challenger to incumbent DFL... More >>>