In her latest blog entry, WCCO's Esme Murphy characterizes ranked-choice voting as "Minnesota Nice at its worst" and calls for a return to the old-fashioned one-vote-for-each-voter way of doing things.SEE ALSO: Someone actually dressed up as the Minneapolis mayoral ballot for Halloween [PHOTO] He ... More >>
A big step in Minnesota's remarkably quick march toward marriage equality will reportedly happen this week. During a conversation with WCCO's Esme Murphy yesterday morning, Sen. Scott Dibble, D-Minneapolis, said he plans to introduce a gay marriage bill this week.SEE ALSO: Dayton's State of the Stat ... More >>
Amy Senser's trial approaches April 23, but before a jury can be seated the Hennepin County judge overseeing the case must determine whether Senser can get a fair trial in Minneapolis. Senser's attorney Eric Nelson requested a change of venue to Kandiyohi County earlier this month on the grounds ... More >>
Michael Brodkorb has responded to this morning's story alleging he created a hostile work environment at the Minnesota Senate. Brodkorb's attorney Phil Villaume called to say "comments by your source in the midst of pending litigation reach an all-time low."A Republican Senator claims Brodkorb c ... More >>
Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern tweeted his support for dead True Thai chef Anousone Phanthavong Friday afternoon. Phanthavong had worked at True Thai since 2002. He was the restaurant's head cook until Amy Senser ran him over on the Riverside exit of I-94 last August. A Hennepin County judge ... More >>
Sex, Lies, and Michael Brodkorb
Anna Prasomphol, owner of True Thai restaurant, says Phanthavong was her best friend.Amy Senser's hit-and-run accident has been ruled "accidental" by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. But Anna Prasomphol, owner of True Thai restaurant where Anousone Phanthavong was the head chef, doesn't thin ... More >>
Scott Gillespie, Strib opinions editor, says he didn't spike Anna Prasomphol's piece.Amy Senser is getting a lot of criticism for the hit-and-run accident that killed Anouone Phanthavong, and yesterday, figures in the local media came up for some criticism too. The harsh feedback came thanks to a ... More >>
Amy Senser is still walking around free, and Anna Prasomphol doesn't like that.Amy Senser is still walking around a free woman three weeks after the hit-and-run accident that killed Anousone Phanthavong, despite Senser's having confessed to the crime through her attorney. As investigators assembl ... More >>
She can't say yes and she can't no.Greta Van Susteren asked Rep. Michele Bachmann last night on Fox News flat out: Are you going to run for president in 2012? Bachmann couldn't say, "No," even though she dismissed the idea just a few days ago. Instead, she dodged into some fast talking about th ... More >>
Up for re-election in November, congresswoman Michele Bachmann must figure it's time to haul out the scare tactics again. Two weeks ago the White House was fomenting socialism and One World Government. Now, we're back to Obama creating death panels with health care reform and opening a politi ... More >>
Karl Rove came. He spoke. He signed autographs. And he got away without getting arrested while promoting his first book, "Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight." Code Pink has attempted citizen arrests of Bush's brain at stops in California. There were rumors of so ... More >>
The flat panel televisions, the furniture, the pool and ping pong tables that almost got carted away to help pay off Denny Hecker's creditors? They'll get the cash instead, thanks to some unnamed friends with $15,000 worth of expendable income who came forward with the cash at the last minute ... More >>
A woman called to jury duty in the Tom Petters case got dismissed when she said she refused to drive in "the cities." WTF?
After each candidate's legal team took the stand for some grilling from the justices, it appears that Coleman got the short end of the stick.
Unfortunately Norm Coleman is on the losing side of an extremely long and dirty fight for a U.S. Senate seat. So instead of looking forward, Coleman continues to look back and find people to blame for the embarrassing spot he finds himself in.
His attorneys say he is being treated unfairly in jail and not given the same freedom as others in the clinker.
Franken was back on the interview circuit, reporters start crunching FEC filing numbers, and another searchable absentee ballot database.
Apparently reporters are only allowed to ask serious and controversial questions in a whisper.
The two reporters responded to this claim, saying they were misrepresented by Coleman during the interview.
Election Leftovers 2006: outtakes from an evening of politico galas
The Twins remain the class of a horrible division
Budd Rugg opens his media mailbag to chat with the Channel 4 stars
Let's get our priorities straight, people
Media people: I mean you no harm
Arabs stole the anchorwoman! and other tales of sweeps month.