At the State Fair, Mark Dayton called for the state to move toward eliminating coal-burning power plants and said Minnesota ought to "be in the forefront of creating a cleaner environment."SEE ALSO: Will Steger baffled by Tim Pawlenty's global warming flip flop Nothing too out of the norm, right? Bu ... More >>
The Roots drummer and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon music guy Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson opens up about some of his darkest days as a performer in his new book, Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove. One of which was a little stunt involving Michele Bachmann in 2011 that you might remember ... More >>
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The governor recently told Newsweek that it might be hard to be a presidential candidate in 2012 because nobody knows who he is.
He basically stopped short of full-out endorsing him three years before the election. That's some passion for another man.
Palin's claim of Obama "death panels" has been called out as major bullshit by just about everyone. We've got a run down of where this false information came from.
After his continuing election trial ended for the day Wednesday, Norm Coleman spoke to reporters briefly and compared his trial to popular TV show Law & Order. His trial is much more important, but not as fun to watch.
The Wizard of Odds: Iowa begins the road to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul
The Zapruder film? It was faked. The Wellstone crash? It was a hit. 9/11? An inside job. Tumbling down the rabbit hole with professional philosopher Jim Fetzer.
Why you should have bought the IDS Center
The White House's new anti-poverty program: Shotgun weddings
State ethics officials use fuzzy logic to dismiss complaints about Gov. Arne Carlson's Cigarette-Company Junket
Gambling-rich tribes opposing a casino in Hudson--including the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota and the Mille Lacs Chippewa--hired heavy-hitting lobbyist Patrick O'Connor, who personally spoke to the president about the matter at a fundraiser in Minneapolis.
When Minnesota and Wisconsin tribes gave $500,000 to the Democrats, a lobbyist testified, the Democrats listened.
By interfering with the Teamsters, a union only just emerging from a scabrous history of institutionalized malfeasance, the Clintonoids displayed their utter contempt for union democracy and for the labor movement itself.
In their plodding way the Thompson hearings have elicited much new info illustrating the Democratic Party's orgy of greed for campaign cash.
The real outrage is that big money interests can purchase politicians and policy in ways that are perfectly legal.
As evidence of public disgust mounts, Congress and the White House are continuing to stonewall on campaign finance reform
Bill Clinton raised a fortune for his campaign bid and became the first Democratic president re-elected since FDR. But his most enduring legacy may lie in the Republican Congress.