It's a cliche, but true -- when trying to figure out the whys and wherefores of politics, you should follow the money. And in the case of Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken's support for the now-stalled PIPA legislation, the money trail appears to lead back to big media.Campaign finance records indicat ... More >>
Minnesota Congressional Republicans are way richer than their constituents and their Democratic counterparts, according to a recent report by the Center for Responsive Politics.The Center's list of the net worth of each member of Congress shows that Minnesota's four House Republicans have a ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, Barack Obama: The military only gives money to one of these people.Michele Bachmann loves the United States Military. Apparently, the military doesn't love her back.New data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics shows that Barack Obama, whom Michele Bachmann has repeate ... More >>
Now the left and the right are conspiring against Bachmann.Talk about turning lemons into lemonade.
Right wing news site The Daily Caller did a hit job earlier this week on Michele Bachmann, calling her out for hypocrisy over her family farm subsidies and the earmarks she's won for her distr ... More >>
AP ImagesLarson has rented to more than just Norm Coleman.By Mike Mullen
In mid-2008, it came out that Jeff Larson had been renting a Washington, D.C. apartment to then-Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn), a close friend and political cohort.
As a landlord, Larson -- the subject of last week's fea ... More >>
Favre wears purple, but he's blue underneath.He'll wear purple on the field tonight in New Orleans, but if you look close, you might see a blue undershirt on Brett Favre.
He's one of more than 40 NFL-related players and front office types who have made political contributions of $3,000 or m ... More >>
Photo: USCG/FlickrDeepwater Horizon's fiery demiseRep. Michele Bachmann got her crazy on again this week, lobbing a factually-challenged verbal assault on the president for persuading BP to establish a $20 billion independent escrow account to administer claims against the oil giant for its d ... More >>
Gambling-rich tribes opposing a casino in Hudson--including the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota and the Mille Lacs Chippewa--hired heavy-hitting lobbyist Patrick O'Connor, who personally spoke to the president about the matter at a fundraiser in Minneapolis.