One day after Jim Graves hit the airwaves with his first TV ad, Michele Bachmann counter-punched with a new ad of her own.SEE ALSO:-- Bachmann and Jim Graves now neck and neck as Michele's favorability tanks-- Controversial Stillwater bridge project approved by U.S. House-- Michele Bachmann is makin ... More >>
Michele Bachmann's got a plan, she just won't tell us what it is.Barack Obama gave a speech before a joint session of Congress last night, introducing a wide-ranging second stimulus package to jolt the American economy back to life.Michele Bachmann says it wasn't even a plan, and said there are ... More >>
Bachmann's porking for a bridge to Wisconsin.Rep. Michele Bachmann insists America is headed for socialism and bankruptcy because "porking" has gotten way out of control--unless, of course, you're talking about her pet bridge project to Wisconsin. She's about to submit a bill that does an end ru ... More >>
Ellison keeps swinging left.Regardless of the Election Day teabagger wave, a whole lot of Democrats won re-election to the House of Representatives two weeks ago, sent there by Americans who expect them to fight the Republican tide. One of those Democrats is 5th district Rep. Keith Ellison. ... More >>
This woman wants a bridge.Tim Pawlenty got away with not raising taxes by redefining a "tax" as a "user fee." Now Michele Bachmann supports a redefinition of earmarks she likes, because those earmarks aren't really earmarks. They're, well, something else.
Bachmann: Saddling our kids with the fedeal debt is OK when she does it.Remember the Fox News gabfests, the D.C. rallies and the campaign ads where Michele Bachmann brags about voting against President Barack Obama's stimulus bill? Too much federal spending, she says. Turns out she had her h ... More >>
The federal stimulus is being used to prop up Medicaid payments, which Pawlenty needs to balance the state budget.
Freeway and Jake One's 'The Stimulus Package' dropped on RSE today - but here's a teaser mixtape to download for free until you cop the official.
First they had a job. Then they didn't. Now 15 Minneapolis cops have been hired yet again--Happy Holidays!
Want to flip open your smart phone and see how much energy your drafty old home is sucking off the power grid while you're slaving away at work? There's an app for that.
A U of M political scientist assesses the state's budgetary and political landscape. Unless something changes fast, the future is "not bright."
If the new light rail stop in front of Target Field doesn't get you to the new ballpark without your car, maybe the new bike trail will.
Minnesota's unemployment rate rose to 8.4 percent in June, a slight uptick from May. We're still faring better than the national average, which is sitting at 9.4 percent.
Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Rep. Michele Bachmann gave $1,000 to Ted Tedisco, the Republican New York legislator vying for the Congressional slot left open in recent shuffling of New York politicians.
Pickens Plan focuses on using more wind power and natural gas
Tickets will be available Wednesday on a first-come, first-served basis.
Biden will visit St. Cloud on Thursday for a town hall meeting as the nation's economic stimulus cheerleader. We're sure Rep. Michele Bachmann is just thrilled.
Thanks to Obamanomics and that sweet, sweet stimulus money, we may be on a fast train to Chi-town.
Minneapolis got $6.8 million, St. Paul $4.3, Hennepin County $4.9 million to snap up and redevelop foreclosed properties in areas decimated by the economy.
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Bachmann responded today with a fundraising email of her own to counter the Democrats. Are we back in election season or what?
She puts the "L" in crazy.
He's echoing a line from Mayor R.T. Rybak.
This weekend was a GOP governor frenzy on national TV shows as possible 2012 contenders came out to criticize President Obama's stimulus package.
Minneapolis may be getting economic stimulus money, but that's not going to save everyone's job. Stimulus, shhhttiimulus -- R. T. Rybak's cutting 33 spots.
Bachmann is too dumb to understand simple math. Or is she just terrible at putting things into context.
Just wait. Someday she'll catch the golden snitch. Then we'll all be screwed.
The Minnesota Home Ownership Center says people at risk of losing their homes should act NOW if they want some help from the government.
Don't worry Minnesotans. Pawlenty can't resist grabbing for the stimulus plan's "meandering buffet".
Oh, and he thinks Rachel Maddow could be the next Air America senator. We can barely wait.
So what will you get out of this stimulus package? A lot, analysts say.
How does a Republican governor who opposed the stimulus bill feel OK taking the money?
Al Franken has officially started to call himself a senator-elect. At least in his press releases.
We knew it wouldn't be long before Rep. Michele Bachmann spewed another hilariously strange comment on the airwaves.
Those silly Republicans are finally admitting what we knew all along: They don't mind having Minnesota's Senate seat empty for now.
They're both wanna-be senators, but they still want to talk about the stimulus plan.
Rep. Michele Bachmann, our favorite lawmaker by far, is actually talking some sense lately when it comes to the stimulus plan. Well, sort of.
Are you looking for more details on the current debate at the Capitol about the stimulus package? Or do you just want to have your voice heard. Here is your chance.
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Norm Coleman's election contest finally made some news today.
The U.S. House passed the more than $800 billion stimulus package this week. So what will Minnesota get out of it?
The U.S. House passed their version of the $819 billion stimulus bill 244-188 on Wednesday. The bill passed without a single Republican vote.
That would come at a hefty price tag of $70 billion. By comparison, it's a drop in the hat next to the more than $800 billion stimulus package just passed by the U.S. House.
What bugs Jimmy more than the sun? Winter. That’s what.