Now just a month from a painful plummet off the so-called "fiscal cliff," the White House offered up a deal yesterday that echoes President Obama's proposal throughout the campaign: hike up taxes on the country's wealthiest, introduce billions in new stimulus spending, and find at least $400 billion ... More >>
Bachmann loves Canadian economics.Since Michele Bachmann keeps flunking American history, it really shouldn't surprise anyone that she's flunking Canadian history too. To make matters worse, she's broadcasting her lousy grade far and wide via Twitter: "Lesson in economic recovery: Consider ... More >>
Real Jims are sayin' "sayonara" to Michele Bachmann's Fake Jim.Alas, poor Jim the Election Guy. We hardly knew ye. Michele Bachmann has apparently dumped the character and the ad series in favor of more traditional attack ads on her opponent Tarryl Clark. Jim, his hair and his blazer were n ... More >>
Nice Ride will wheel northNice Ride Minnesota, the Minneapolis bike share program, got dinged over the summer for leaving the North Side off its launch grid. But our bike-friendliest city in the country now says it's ready to expand the bike share program northward, thanks to $228,500 in fede ... More >>
Keith Ellison, Nancy Pelosi and John McCain are among the "Most Wanted"Looks like Rep. Keith Ellison's in trouble with some self-described constitutional experts at something called the Shenandoah Valley Tea Party Patriots in Virginia. He's one of 54 members of Congress, "Republicans and De ... More >>
Why did we give this guy the keys?
In the latest poll about Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's job performance, his approval rating hit the lowest level since October 2006.
During his first week of presidency, Barack Obama had nearly a 70 percent approval rating nationwide. We're more than a month out and his rating has dipping by more than double digits in many states except Minnesota.
Friday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Olberman starts the segment by warning viewers this may be the "craziest interview in American political history".
Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
Rapid-fire comedy with the Twin Cities' one-liner specialist.
Is there anybody who still believes in the ethanol boondagle? If so, watch the above NBC Nightly News clip from Janesville for the final, incontravertable proof that ethanol is a giant pile of suck.