The 2012 campaigns are in the rear-view mirror, so now what's left for election junkies? Well, if you live in or care about Minneapolis, you can turn your attention to next year's City Council and mayoral races.
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Man, you wonder how Jan Throndson is feeling this morning. Because yesterday, he lost his campaign for Rochester City Council president to a dead guy.SEE ALSO: MNGOP Rep. Keith Downey lists dead guys as supporters in newspaper ad (and loses election last night)
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You have insulted the crazy lady's honor, sir. Prepare to die.Nothing conjures an image of brute physical force like the name Marcus Bachmann. So it should come as no surprise that, during a recent podcast interview, the wannabe First Gentleman revealed that he was itching to open a can of whoop- ... More >>
Michele Bachmann's campaign is fading fast. If you squint, it disappears completely.That's partly because Bachmann's poll numbers have moved from the basement to the underground bunker. And it doesn't help that her staffers are beginning to pack up and move away for greener, saner pastures. But, ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty: Sad, but rich.Anyone feeling bad for Tim Pawlenty in the days since he pulled out of the presidential race -- well, don't.Pawlenty turned his bid for the Republican nomination into a pretty lucrative side gig for the first half of 2011, according to financial disclosure forms releas ... More >>
Moments like this will be missing from Iowa televison.Tim Pawlenty's campaign ads have made us laugh, they've made us cry. They've confused us, they've scared the hell out of us, they've induced our seizures. Now, they're going away.In the clearest sign yet that the Pawlenty for President campaig ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty's presidential campaign is Dead On Arrival, according to his hometown newspaper.The St. Paul Pioneer Press hilariously ran the announcement of T-Paw's presidential campaign on the Obituary page this morning.
facebookYou don't get to 100,000 friends without being more interesting than Tim PawlentyTim Pawlenty just loves the "wave of the future" that is Facebook. It's just not clear that Facebook loves him back.
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Keith Ellison: T-Paw's a phoney.Who is Tim Pawlenty? Recent polls suggest that few Republicans know or care when it comes to the 2012 presidential race. And a lot of Minnesotans are scratching their heads as he moves further and further to the right to court tea partiers.
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Dayton and Emmer are headed for a recount.So much for the "strong and growing evidence" that election officials haven't counted ballots correctly, and that "phantom votes" are sullying the result of the governor's race.
It took the Minnesota Supreme Court just a few hours to reject those arg ... More >>
Every vote should count, right?Tom Emmer's legal eagles are taking another shot at helping their candidate beat Mark Dayton in court.
They have petitioned the Minnesota Supreme Court to order every election judge across the state to prove that the number of voters and the number of votes ca ... More >>
Tom Emmer"This is a letter I wish I did not have to write," began the April 20 message from Sandra Berg that made the news media rounds yesterday. "However, my sense of duty as a state convention delegate and my family's personal story compel me to do so."
What followed was an account of the ... More >>