Is it possible to understand our state's politics? You betcha.
These GOPfathers are the power brokers you've never heard of
Film producers don't recognize Richard Dawkins
The New York Times is reporting that faulty design is to blame for the collapse of the 35W bridge. Somewhere, Carol Molnau is doing cartwheels.
In the wake of the I-35W bridge collapse, it's time to take a hard look at the politicians and policies that may have contributed to the disaster
As the GOP suffered the death of a thousand cuts last Tuesday, CP staffers captured scenes from the victory party that (mostly) wasn't
A national prayer for our "humble leaders" takes place at the Minnesota Capitol tomorrow We never thought we'd say this, but we miss the oft-quotable former Gov. Jesse Ventura. In 1999, Ventura refused to sign a proclamation recognizing a state Prayer Day, a national event adopted by Congress in 19 ... More >>
Crosstown Project: A Smokescreen for Transit Cuts? The news came in the form of a press release from MnDOT that Carol Molnau, Governor Pawlenty's "Transportation Czar," had "accepted" a plan to rebuild Minnesota Highway 62. Depending on who you talked to, Molnau either agreed to the recommendation ... More >>
Is the bus shutdown part of the Governor's grand plan?
The drive to bring back capital punishment has friends in high places
Light-rail boosters insist their multimillion-dollar project is finally leaving the station. But first Shoreview legislator Phil Krinkie has a few questions about inflated budgets, bid rigging, and some mysterious memos.