As we told you last month, during the run up to committee appointments for the new Congress, a petition was circulating to oust Rep. Michele Bachmann from the House Intelligence Committee. SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann goes on apocalyptic radio show, says Obama supports Sharia lawThe petition ended up ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: Consistently crazy. Michele Bachmann's campaign ads have continued to be a mind-boggling facet of this presidential race.
A couple months ago, she released four minutes of what looked like a bad Power Point presentation that made us think her campaign was running on fumes. ... More >>
Michele Bachmann will speak at the National Press Club on July 28, according to an announcement today.This isn't the first time Bachmann has regaled national scribes--we've got the highlights of her previous appearances below--but it is the first time since her sudden vault to national prominence ... More >>
Sarah Shourd wants Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal released from an Iranian prison.Shane Bauer is still stuck in a miserable Iranian prison with his friend Josh Fattal, held on spy charges ahead of a February trial.
But if the Minnesota native and freelance journalist ever gets out, he intends t ... More >>
Shane Bauer can't count on Mama Grizzly.We can probably all agree that a public Twitter account isn't the best place to shoot for nuance in U.S. diplomatic relations. But that didn't stop U.S. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley.
We also can't be too surprised that Sarah Palin would pick ... More >>
Shane Bauer has been imprisoned since last July.Minnesota native Shane Bauer will not not be the American hiker released by Iranian authorities on Saturday. Instead, his girlfriend Sarah Shourd will be the one of the three set free.
The Iranian Culture Ministry says the release is timed to c ... More >>
Out: Turkey. In: India.Joginder Cheema, former owner of the Taste of India and India Palace restaurant empires and current owner of three India House restaurants in St. Paul, Fridley, and downtown Minneapolis (India Express), is bringing Bukhara Indian Bistro to the former home of Istanbul Bi ... More >>
Get Him to the GreekGet Him to the Greek is a mess as a movie--but that doesn't mean it isn't funny. Besides Russell Brand's new film, your best bet might be a movie made in 1927--the newly restored classic Metropolis, in a weeklong run at the Lagoon.
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Shane BauerAP and CNN are reporting this morning that Swiss diplomats were able to visit Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal in their Iranian prison cells recently, and that Bauer has a stomach ailment and Shourd has a serious gynecological condition and is battling depression.
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Vermont Rep. Bernie Sanders nailed it the other day when he said: "The major banks have made huge sums of money in Asia, and now their loans are turning sour. Well, that's what free enterprise is about--sometimes you win, and sometimes you lose."