Eugene McCarthy

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Republicans call on Rick Nolan to cancel fundraiser featuring convicted child molester

    In 1970, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary fame pleaded guilty to taking "immoral and improper liberties with... a female child." The charge stemmed from an incident that took place the year before in a D.C. hotel room where Yarrow, then 31, allegedly had sexual relations (but not sex) with a 14- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Michele Bachmann still thinks U2 sank a troop ship

    Photo: xrayspxU2: These guys do not captain a German submarine​Michele Bachmann still doesn't get it: Bono and the boys were not around during World War II and they can't be held responsible for the sinking of the troop ship Dorchester. She repeated her confusion about Irish rockers and Germa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Kitty Kelley bails on Saint John's over Nick Coleman kerfuffle

    Kitty Kelley supports Nick Coleman.​Celebrity biographer Kitty Kelley is so ticked off over Saint John's University's controversial ousting of Star Tribune columnist Nick Coleman that she withdrew her support for the school and slammed it on Huffington Post. Coleman was a Senior Fellow at the ... More >>

  • News

    August 27, 2008

    Feeling Minnesota

    Is it possible to understand our state's politics? You betcha.

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2007

    Vikings, Packers, battle at Lambeau: Eric Refsland blogs it

    This week, we're introducing our new Vikings blogger. Eric Refsland, a lifelong Vikes fan, is checking in with dispatches before, during and after the game. Watch this post for updates during the divisional clash with Green Bay. (And watch the site as we continue to sign free agent sports bloggers!)

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007
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    October 10, 2006

    3 questions: Alan Shilepsky

    The Republican candidate for Keith Ellison's vacant state House seat sounds off.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2005

    RIP Eugene McCarthy; Norm cops to his roots

    Eugene McCarthy, former U.S. Senator from Minnesota--among many, many other things-- is dead at 89.

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    United They Sit

    Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?

  • News

    October 6, 1999

    Life of the Party

    Death in the mines. Hunger marches. An FBI spy on every block. Minnesota's daughters of the revolution can tell you about it all. But first, have some coffee cake.

  • News

    September 15, 1999
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    June 2, 1999

    Stay Hungry

    Surviving the book wars and outfoxing the wolves with the Hungry Mind's David Unowsky

  • News

    March 4, 1998

    The Player

    From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.

  • Feature

    November 20, 1996
  • News

    September 4, 1996

    Chicago Then and Now

    Notes on the 1968 and 1996 conventions