Minnesota bloggers across the political spectrum are chiming in on the outcomes of yesterday's primary election. Not surpisingly, the chatter was focused on Rep. Keith Ellison's victory in the 5th Congressional District DFL primary.
With the DFL gubernatorial endorsement, will Mike Hatch have to play nice?
Can a gun–toting Gold Star mom and state senator topple Tim Pawlenty?
So far this year, the 67 members of Minnesota Senate have filed expense reports totalling $226,539. In keeping with historical patterns, however, there is considerable variation between individual senators. Those who live the furthest from the Capitol typically wind up with biggest tabs because of t ... More >>
State Sen. Becky Lourey today cast the lone dissenting vote on a bill to prohibit the disruption of funerals by protesters, explaining that it's a form of speech protected by the U.S. Constitution--something her own son died protecting in Iraq.
The Hidden Costs of Shitty Jobs Good Jobs First recently completed a study looking at which corporations are most reliant on taxpayer-funded programs to cover their workers' medical needs. Not surprisingly, Wal-Mart was the chief offender. In eight out of the ten states that Good Jobs First was able ... More >>
The DFL plods out of the gate in the governor's race
With "Minnesota Grown" vouchers, many immigrants can't buy staples such as bread and rice, certain ethnic foods, or, sometimes, even a common apple.