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President Barack Obama will deliver remarks at St. Paul's Union Depot around 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon "to announce a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs and restore infrastructure as part of the President's Year of Action," a White House statement says.SEE ALSO: Obama ... More >>
Vice President Joe Biden jetted into town last night for a private fundraiser at the Bachelor Farmer, the swank downtown Minneapolis restaurant owned by Gov. Mark Dayton's sons.SEE ALSO: Biden to NoDak Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's family: "Spread your legs. You're going to be frisked" Authorities shut down ... More >>
A new book by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann -- Double Down: Game Change 2012 -- is making headlines for its revelation that Barack Obama considered dumping Joe Biden for Hillary Clinton before his reelection campaign.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann says she's heard from people who confused ... More >>
Despite what the Pine County Sheriff thinks, the latest Public Policy Polling survey of Minnesota voters indicates Minnesotans overwhelming favor an assault weapons ban.SEE ALSO:-- Minnesota Republicans want Norm Coleman vs. Mark Dayton in 2014-- Minnesota Republicans want Michele Bachmann vs. Al Fr ... More >>
Joe Biden's unique way with words was on full display yesterday during the unofficial swearing-in of new Democratic North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp.SEE ALSO: Joe Biden's greatest YouTube momentsWhen a photographer told Heitkamp's husband to drop his hands to his side, Biden somehow thought this ... More >>
When he signed an executive order calling for an end to a longstanding pay freeze for members of Congress and other federal employees last Thursday, President Obama essentially offered Michele Bachmann a $900-a-year raise. But Bachmann and a majority of her colleagues in the GOP-controlled House wan ... More >>
Mission Of Burma 400 Bar, Minneapolis September 27, 2012 The legendary post-punk band Mission Of Burma hit the 400 Bar on Thursday night intent on not only solidifying their venerable status with the old-guard of the local music community, but adding to it, as the power-trio out of Boston delivered ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Tim Pawlenty suggests Latina CNN anchor can't understand English, quickly backtracks [VIDEO]-- Tim Pawlenty: Obama is "all foam and no beer"-- Mitt Romney is Tim Pawlenty's sugar daddyPaul Ryan may have served up a pack of lies, but here's one thing we learned during last night's RNC spe ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Romney has halved Obama's Minnesota lead since May, says new SurveyUSA poll-- Obama motorcade goes to Bachelor Farmer [VIDEO] [PHOTOS]-- Obama's Minnesota visit comes in wake of dismal jobs reportA burnt, dead cat found in a south Minneapolis park next to a Obama/Biden 2012 lawn sign is ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is running for U.S. Postmaster General.Michele Bachmann, despite any scurrilous reports to the contrary, is very much interested in winning the New Hampshire primary.Though she'd prefer to go the easy way. If there's any way she could win in New Hampshire without leaving the stat ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is here to warn you about Cuba, Hezbollah, and everything else.Michele Bachmann is plunging deeper and deeper into the informational abyss these days, pulling out whatever kind of fact-like thing she stumbles on and throwing it at her wide-eyed audiences, which grow smaller and l ... More >>
Mark Dayton, Barack Obama: Minnesota's greatest bosses.We have officially entered phase three of the plan to turn America into a socialist country: Everyone in Minnesota works for Mark Dayton or Barack Obama.Well, not everyone. But the top two employers in the state of Minnesota are the state gov ... More >>
Not only is Michele not a terrorist, she's a charity case.Michele Bachmann is not a terrorist, and she needs your money. Bachmann sent out a fundraising e-mail yesterday attempting to raise money off of Joe Biden's reported comment that Tea Party Republicans "acted like terrorists" in the run-up ... More >>
"Gotcha, you creep."Barry Ardolf, who tried to ruin his neighbor's life by hacking their Wi-Fi connection, was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison yesterday. Using the connection, Ardolf set up e-mail accounts in his neighbor's name and sent e-mail threats to Vice President Joe Biden an ... More >>
So this is kind of a weird time to be alive, when the President and the Republican Congressional leaders and the Democratic Congressional leaders are doing these press-conference showdowns where each faction is offer gentile smack-talk about the other factions, apparently en route to achieving a ... More >>
Kim Rolene Hutterer keeps getting caught.Kim Rolene Hutterer has had an unhealthy obsession with FBI Special Agent Dean Scheidler ever since the day he arrested her 20 years ago for threatening to bomb a Northwest Airlines flight. Now she's been indicted after mailing the Minneapolis agent a ... More >>
Will Joe Biden be a walking gaffe machine today in Minnesota?Vice President Joe Biden's in town today, putting in a good word for fellow Democrat Mark Dayton and his campaign for governor. And since Joe has a reputation as a fun-loving guy, and as a notorious gaffe machine, we wanted to welc ... More >>
Clinton parachutes in tonight to help Dayton raise campaign cash.Mark Dayton has written himself some pretty big checks during his campaign for the governor's office, so he's probably pretty happy to have former President Bill Clinton in town tonight to help raise some cash from other people' ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is Bill Maher's favorite M.I.L.F.HBO yakker Bill Maher has a love/hate affair with Washington, D.C., whose politicos he routinely lampoons and lambastes on "Real Time." Now he tells Capitol File magazine that he loves "the springtime, when Joe Biden's hair blooms." And he ha ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerBrooks & Dunn at Xcel Energy Center Dear Brooks & Dunn, (Well, mostly Ronnie Dunn.) I'm sorry I said all those nasty things about you.
Joe got the threats, Ardolf got the indictmentThe guy who allegedly hacked into his neighbor's WiFi, posed as his neighbor and sent death threats and porn to Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Tim Pawlenty, has been indicted. Barry Vincent Ardolf faces two counts of aggravated identity theft, ... More >>
Ardolf was allegedly gunning for Biden and ObamaIs federal deficit spending worth taking the vice president's and president's llives? Ask Barry Vincent Ardolf, a 45-year-old Medtronic employee from Blaine with, apparently, no criminal record. He's accused of using someone else's computer in ... More >>
Why is this woman smiling?We've said it before, we'll say it again: Amy Klobuchar is funny. Her reputation is such that Politico went to her the other day seeking unsolicited advice for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.), who face the unenviable task of trying to make ... More >>
The GOP congresswoman is a nominee for a reality-challenged rant on Sean Hannity's Fox News show.
For just $7,600, you can rub elbows with a self-styled man of the people.
The well-liked brainiac is quickly turning from race's darkhorse to its thoroughbred
A call for chaos in the Oval Office
Vice President Biden will administer the oath of office and Franken will be accompanied by former Vice President Walter Mondale and Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Vice President Biden will be arriving in St. Cloud this morning for a town hall meeting about the economic stimulus and the middle class.
If you weren't lucky enough to get a ticket to Vice President Biden's even in St. Cloud today or you're just too ashamed to be seen actually attending an event with Biden, watch it secretly online.
Tickets will be available Wednesday on a first-come, first-served basis.
Biden will visit St. Cloud on Thursday for a town hall meeting as the nation's economic stimulus cheerleader. We're sure Rep. Michele Bachmann is just thrilled.
You know what ticks off Fake James Lileks more than propellers? NewsBreak Day 2, that's what.
While former Minn. Rep. Jim Ramstad had a good shot at the spot, President Obama passed.
Are Pawlenty's trips abroad for Minnesota's benefit or selfish ambitions for higher office in 2012?
Out with the old, in with the older. Prepare for a Mondale-style vice president from VP-elect Joe ... More >>
Toy company proves that there is nothing sacred in this election cycle.
Considering the double-digit lead Obama owns in Minnesota, the presidential pick was utterly predictable. Fa ... More >>
Apparently Obama's vetting involved an ultra-secret late-night pillow talk with Biden at the Graves Hotel to hammer out some agreements befor ... More >>
It's not about who has the cutest pet or the most pets, they say. The HS Legislative Fund is endorsing Obama for his supp ... More >>
Do you need a shirt with a god-awful American-McCain pun? How about a shirt calling Sarah Palin a sexual acronym? A Vice Presidential thong? If you do, you're sick. You're also in luc ... More >>
One thing can be agreed upon, the Minnesota Vikings have fewer excuses this season if the team performs poorly.
The aging Mariners slugger is batting .538 against the Twins this year. For the love of the heavens, please stop pitching to him.
Minnesota Senator feeling the pressure of his previous pro war stance on Iraq.
Idaho man checks "Joy of Gay Sex" out of the library for the sake of the kids, a Japanese boy burns down his home over a bad score on an English test, cats that look like Hitler, remembering Photoshop version 1, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Russian ligers, Shatner's kidney stone, the mental disorder quiz, the dance of the animated penguins, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...