A key behind-the-scenes player in Minnesota legalizing same-sex marriage has been hired to push the effort nationally. Richard Carlbom, director of Minnesotans United for All Families, will direct state campaigns for Freedom to Marry, the primary group lobbying for gay marriage across the country. ... More >>
Meet the man behind Minnesota's gay marriage campaign
The e-pulltabs that are supposed to fund the state's $348 million contribution for the new Vikings stadium were initially projected to generate $35 million by the end of this year. As the Star Tribune reported last Sunday, that projection was largely the handiwork of the very gambling companies that ... More >>
Brodkorb: DFL-ers did it too.Sen. Dick Cohen (DFL-St. Paul) is pretty unhappy that three Republicans refused to answer his questions about their budget bill last week. Now, a GOP operative says he shouldn't be. Earlier this week we posted a video from the Senate showing Sens. Mike Parry (R-Wasec ... More >>
Sen. Dick Cohen wants answers to his questionsMinnesota's budget-trimming process is well underway, and it's gotten ugly.Last week, three Republican senators refused to even hear questions on their budget proposal from Sen. Dick Cohen, DFL-St. Paul, the former chair of the Senate Finance Committe ... More >>
The Convincer with Greg Kinnear filming in state right now
Tim Pawlenty racked up more vetoes this year than any governor in Minnesota's history. Is this the man we want to be vice president?
Why is Governor Tim Pawlenty leaving Minnesota film out in the cold?