WikiWe keep eight seats.Minnesota will not be losing its eighth seat in Congress.
We had the second-highest Census participation rate in the country for 2010. The nose count means that we retain our political clout on Capitol Hill, our Electoral College votes and a higher share of some $400 ... More >>
Maybe documenting the whole plan in writing wasn't the best idea.The latest bizzaro hidden camera stunt orchestrated by conservative filmmakers James O'Keefe and Ben Wetmore has, by all accounts, epically failed.
Photo: BennyLin0724It's the end of the road for Kersten's blogConservative scold Katherine Kersten, who lost her slot as a regular columnist at the Star Tribune last year and lately appears much less frequently as a Sunday op-ed writer for the newspaper, now finds her profile shrinking even f ... More >>
From U of M-Morris to Louisiana WatergateThat's it? Four teabuggers mistaking themselves for crusading journalists fake their way in to a U.S. senator's office to mess with her phones and they get off with a wrist slap?
That's the way they roll down in New Orleans, evidently. Magistrate Judg ... More >>
How do we look to the rest of America? A certain congresswoman from a certain northern suburb earns the lion's share of national ink these days for comments about anti-American presidents, Acorn plots and socialist-facist evildoers in Congress. She has her fans.
And then there's The Audacity ... More >>
It looks like Minnesotans are keeping their cool in the face of all that claptrap about evil Acorn plots and prisoner camps sullying the 2010 U.S. Census. Heck, even Glenn Beck thought she was nutty.
Our fair state, along with South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Indiana, ranks in the Top 5 so ... More >>
When ACORN closed up shop last month, the move represented a victory for right-wingers who had successfully cast the group as evil incarnate, after staffers were caught on videotape offering tax advice to two conservative activists posing as a pimp and prostitute. Less than two weeks after A ... More >>
Sen. Amy Klobuchar came out against Rep. Michele Bachmann's recent tirade against the Census, urging Minnesotans to fill it out to ensure we get our congressional seats and funding in the coming years.