Congressional Quarterly Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty's PAC beats Sarah Palin's in Q1 fundraising

    ​Gov. Tim Pawlenty may not have the star power of Sarah Palin -- the $12 million bank account and the Lear Jet mandate and the poll advantage -- but he's ahead of her in at least one area when it comes to a potential 2012 run at the White House: Political action committee fundraising. Palin's ... More >>

  • News

    December 23, 2009

    Bad week for Michele Bachmann

    Our crazy Congresswoman hits the trifecta

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    GOP fundraising group quits doing business with Bachmann

    The news comes a month after one of Bachmann's key aides, Michele Marston, quit her post.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Specter says he still supports Coleman, then takes it back

    In a New York Times magazine interview, Specter expressed his support for Norm Coleman in the still contested Minnesota U.S. Senate race. Later in the evening after everyone starting flipping out, he came out and took it back.

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Erik Paulsen avoids Obama's coattails

    The 2008 election was full of Democratic domination, particularly as some jumped on the coattails of Barack Obama. But nearly three dozen U.S. House districts split their vote between Obama and a Republican House member.

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Franken wins recount by 225 votes

    Franken_Althumb-12.jpg If you ever thought your vote didn't count, think again. Al Franken's lead of just 225 votes over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008

    Running away from Bush

    Norm Coleman voted with the White House 64 percent of the time last year--the lowest level of political feal ... More >>

  • News

    September 5, 2007

    War Torn

    As a young radical, Norm Coleman protested the Vietnam War. Now his support for the Iraq quagmire may swallow his political career.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    He's serious, already!

    Al Franken isn't clowning around. He's serious. This, we should know. The national media has done well reminding us that he's not joking, jesting, joshing, kidding, pranking, or shitting us whenever they report on his rather vigorous (one might say "serious") campaign.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2006

    CQ on senate race: Klobuchar favored

    Congressional Quarterly has changed its assesment of the Minnesota Senate race between Rep. Mark Kennedy and Hennepin County Attorney Amy Klobuchar. After weeks of polls showing Klobuchar with a commanding lead--with the margin ranging from 7 points to 16--the influential beltway publication now ass ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2006

    The Chosen One

    Michele Bachmann's recipe for success: Christian piety and not-so-Christian opportunism

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2006

    CQ: 6th Congressional District is a toss up

    Congressional Quarterly is now saying there's "no clear favorite" in Minnesota's Sixth Congressional District race between Republican Michele Bachman and Democrat Patty Wetterling. Previously the influential inside-the-beltway publication had pegged the district as "leans Republican."

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2005

    Kennedy's Voting Record

    Sent: Fri 6/24/2005 9:51 AM To: Phil Singer Subject: KENNEDY CAN'T HIDE HIS RECORD OF JEOPARDIZING SOCIAL SECURITY KENNEDY CAN?T HIDE HIS RECORD OF JEOPARDIZING SOCIAL SECURITY What a difference a day makes! Yesterday, Mark Kennedy had the audacity to speak of the importance of protecting Social S ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2004

    Mother and Country

    How personal tragedy made a politician of Patty Wetterling

  • Feature

    November 1, 1998