On June 9, Bill Clinton will deliver a speech at Northrop Auditorium as part of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs' "Keeping Faith with the Legacy of Justice" series. The 42nd president will also accept the Dean's Award for Public Leadership.Perhaps unsurprisingly, news of Clinton's appearance ha ... More >>
"Ok. So for this flyer, I'm thinking we need something that says 'The 1990s sure were a crazy time.' Something that says, 'I totally remember when Blossom was on and Bill Clinton was in charge and all that weird stuff happened with Russia.' Yeah, no Monica Lewinskis, though. No, Gorbachev is too obv ... More >>
Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann: Fundraising power couple.Former President Bill Clinton told the World Economic Forum recently that Rep. Michele Bachmann was divorced from reality and living in a parallel universe when it comes to health care in the United States. Right on cue, Bachmann turned ... More >>
Bill Clinton wants to take Michele Bachmann out...of Congress.Tarryl Clark picked up a big endorsement today to aid in her battle for Minnesota's 6th District Congressional seat. Former President Bill Clinton penned a letter to 6th District constituents requesting campaign donations to help ... More >>
It's Gingrich time.Newt Gingrich says a lot of crazy stuff, but deep down, he's just a tortured intellectual working through the trials of being misunderstood by lesser lights. And if you've got $5,000 to spare, he'll tell you all about it later this month.
Clinton parachutes in tonight to help Dayton raise campaign cash.Mark Dayton has written himself some pretty big checks during his campaign for the governor's office, so he's probably pretty happy to have former President Bill Clinton in town tonight to help raise some cash from other people' ... More >>
It was open mic night again for Michele Bachmann last night on the Hannity show. The theme: How dare Betty McCollum and Bill Clinton fight back when we tar them and their party as anti-American socialists doing the bidding of a Chicago gangster running the White House? McCollum, you remember ... More >>
Via WikipediaThe Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after Timothy McVeigh's act of anti-government terrorism.U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum raised eyebrows last week when she took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to ask certain unnamed colleagues to cool their overheated right-wing ... More >>
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Arizonans fear the pink tacos, Clinton tells Canada not to try U.S. health care system, Big Brother comes to the playpen, USSR propaganda posters, McSweeney's jokes, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The Pentagon tells Nat'l Guard families to laugh it up, Aunt Jemima disrupts city council meetings in Florida, James Traficant's prison art, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Reporters call Alito "sloppy seconds," the worst New Yorker cartoon caption contest, T-Paw as melancholy Minnesotan, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
Sometimes the right man for the job is a child
Notes from the road
Or at least, I shan't lie for you
Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?
Fred Phelps and federal lawmakers blast homosexuals
From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.
A recent Supreme Court decision upholding tight Minnesota rules on cross-party endorsements quashed the possibility of third parties playing a balance-of-power role in most states. Thus, the only hope for a renewal of progressive electoral politics is for
By interfering with the Teamsters, a union only just emerging from a scabrous history of institutionalized malfeasance, the Clintonoids displayed their utter contempt for union democracy and for the labor movement itself.
Democrats and Republicans are happily engaged in a folie à deux to forestall any real congressional probe into campaign finances
The view from Lincoln's bedroom.
Notes from the morning before the morning after.
Races to watch in the metro area.
Bill Clinton's Indonesian connection brought him campaign cash in exchange for influence--and continued inaction on the country's notorious human rights abuses.
Clowntime in Connecticut
Ask not for whom the balloons toll...
Relations between Chief Bob Olson and Minneapolis's black cops take another hit.
Four More Years
A conversation about the far-from-settled presidential field.
The general and his suitors
The dirty secret of education reform.