Higher costs and worse service loom on the horizon
If you had any doubt about what Michele Bachmann meant when she said she was "very excited" about the prospect of a government shutdown and characterized that outcome as "exactly what [House Republicans] wanted," consider her appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show yesterday.SEE ALSO: Obama mocks ... More >>
Though Al Franken seemed a bit conflicted about the issue in January, both he and Amy Klobuchar joined the rest of the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday to vote in favor of a gun control proposal that would ban some semiautomatic rifles and limit magazine sizes.SEE ALSO:-- More M ... More >>
President Obama traveled to North Minneapolis this afternoon to deliver a speech in support of his new gun control proposals. His remarks didn't contain anything anything distinct from what he laid out on January 16, but he did offer up some praise for what the city of Minneapolis has gone to r ... More >>
Sites go dark while players lose their livelihood
Netroots Nation comes to Minneapolis
It's not as if Michele Bachmann actually needs anymore cash; she sits on mountains of greenbacks ready for the good spendin' to keep her congressional seat and personalized studio chair at Fox News. But by golly that Walter Mondale guy has a bull's-eye on her back now. Pelosi too! And don't f ... More >>
It was open mic night again for Michele Bachmann last night on the Hannity show. The theme: How dare Betty McCollum and Bill Clinton fight back when we tar them and their party as anti-American socialists doing the bidding of a Chicago gangster running the White House? McCollum, you remember ... More >>
The public option in the Democrat's health care reform package, known to Michele Bachmann as a communist conspiracy, looks like it may have risen from the dead.
Did the mayor insult Latinos? Naaahhh...
The GOP congresswoman is a nominee for a reality-challenged rant on Sean Hannity's Fox News show.
Vice President Biden will administer the oath of office and Franken will be accompanied by former Vice President Walter Mondale and Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
The office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Senator-elect Al Franken is tentatively scheduled to be sworn in Tuesday at noon.
Senator-Elect Al Franken just spoke in front of his Minneapolis home, happily accepting Norm Coleman's concession in the state's longest election contest.
It would probably end up better than most of the reality shows we accidentally waste our time watching. At least she's an elected official and supposed to be intelligent. Can't say so much for drunken fools on MTV.
In a solid straight-forward decision, the three judge panel hearing Norm Coleman's recount case ruled in Al Franken's favor. Next up: Coleman's appeal.
Pickens Plan focuses on using more wind power and natural gas
Al Franken is playing senator again today with a visit to Washington, D.C. to chill with the elected Democrats in office.
A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid showed his office's extreme displeasure with Norm Coleman's latest suggestion that Minnesota redo the election to solve this once and for all.
Reid said the Senate Democratic leaders were ready to seat Franken as soon as April if the contest continues to drag on, but Coleman should be the hero and concede.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid seems to have come out with his final statement on seating Al Franken provisionally.
No big deal: The U.S. Senate just passed a monster stimulus (aka spending) package today for a grand total of $838 billion. Talk about a shopping spree.
The entire Senate Republican Conference signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today kindly asking him to stop thinking about provisionally seating Al Franken as the election contest in Minnesota is under way.
Sen. Norm Coleman must have just assumed he could keep on working as a pretend senator after his term ended thi ... More >>
Senate Democrats still aren't ruling out options to seat Al Franken in the Senate before the Norm Coleman's legal battle is ove ... More >>
Norm Coleman held a press conference this afternoon to address the end of the recount and to announce that his ... More >>
The state Canvassing Board is expected to certify Franken's 225-vote lead today at their meeting. Will Stuart Smalley be our new sen ... More >>
Norm Coleman suffered yet another setback in his court contests to win some more votes to overtake Al Franken in the Senate recount ... More >>
Al Franken blasts Sen. Coleman on YouTube for Bush's fundraising appearance, while a pro-war ad campaign pressures Coleman to remain faithful to the administration's policy in Iraq.
The ink-stained Benedict Arnold gets his comeuppance in court
Denver is smoking up, Ralph Reed is accused of concealing Indian tribe payments, Office Space: The Game, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...