What verb sounds better to you -- limiting or recognizing? Yesterday, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie irked same-sex marriage haters by giving this November's ballot question the following title: "Limiting the status of marriage to opposite sex couples."Same-sex marriage opponents wanted "Recognitio ... More >>
Fifteen-year-old Jake Balthazor's grandmother has breast cancer. She goes in for surgery today.In the days leading up to his grandmother's operation, Jake has taken to wearing a rosary she gave him as a necklace. He's Lutheran, yet wears the Catholic badge "to support her."But recently, school offic ... More >>
An internal review committee formed to look into the Minnesota Republican Party's finances found no "theft" at the MNGOP but uncovered evidence of mismanagement.
The committee's members -- Pat Anderson, Scott Dutcher, Kelly Fenton, Randy Gilbert, Jeff Johnson, Terry McCall, Bron Scherer, Rick Weibl ... More >>
The so-called "right to work" bill was approved by the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee earlier today, but it's unclear whether the measure has enough support to be approved by both the House and Senate.Today's committee vote was 7-6, with Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, joining ... More >>
Amy Koch's political career is finished, sooner or laterAmy Koch has already promised not to run for re-election next fall, but that might not be good enough for her fellow Republican legislators.
Several party leaders are publicly suggesting that she "consider" leaving the senate. After all, it ... More >>
Ellerbe BecketYour tax dollars at work?In a simple statement today, assistant Senate majority leader Dave Thompson of Lakeville crystalized the thoughts of just about every critic of a proposed new taxpayer-supported stadium for the Minnesota Vikings.
For a Republican controlled Legislature ... More >>
R.T. Rybak is slinging guns so Surly can sling suds.In his state of the city speech, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak made his strongest endorsement yet of a change to local liquor laws proposed by Surly Brewing Co.
"Beer is a part of our history, beer is a part of our future," he said. "We need ... More >>