Mary Kiffmeyer is lucky she's not up for reelection this year. Minnesota's secretary of state has been the subject of questions about her competence and partisanship: Her current public standing seems to be somewhere between "unpopular" and "embattled." Yet even Kiffmeyer's backers might have difficulty voting for "Madam Secretary." Indeed, a flurry of events last week suggested that Kiffmeyer may not be up to the task of ensuring that the state will conduct a noncontroversial, hassle-free... More >>>