Democratic northern Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan has emerged as one of the most staunch opponents of President Obama's desire to launch some sort of military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.SEE ALSO: Rick Nolan says he's expected to spend twice as much time fundraising as on ... More >>
T-Paw's rich buddy helped him win in 2006, and might try it again in 2012.Tim Pawlenty's presidential campaign has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from Texas millionaire Bob Perry, a homebuilder who's best known for paying for the "Swift Boat" ads that falsely attacked Sen. John Ker ... More >>
Netroots Nation comes to Minneapolis
How did Israel respond to U.S. questioning about block pasta at the border? Americans are simply uninformed about food aid.
While the media churns itself into butter covering John Kerry's botched joke, a guy who is actually on the ballot statewide in Minnesota said yesterday that American troops should come home from Iraq only "after the terrorists can't win."
John Kerry was supposed to stump for Tim Walz today, but he's suddenly "unable" to do so.
A D.C.-based money-in-politics watchdog group has just released a comparison of the five metro areas vying to host the '08 national political conventions. Minneapolis/St. Paul is one.
Meet the top enlisted soldier—and top lunchroom monitor—who's battling to dislodge Gil Gutknecht
After his role in the stadium debate, can Steve Kelley still get the DFL gubernatorial nod?
Can Al Franken become a U.S. Senator just by being Al Franken?
KSTP refuses ad that criticizes the media for reporting bad news about Iraq
San Diego stripped of its title, Ford stops advertising in GLBT publications, Ahnald plays grab-ass in Rio, a Jack Webb Christmas, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Underwear for the poor, online dating services that tease, rating puppies, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...
American Wookies, Kennedy backs Kerry, Johnny Knoxville "acting" intellectually challenged, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
While listening to the forthcoming Ramones boxed set, I got to thinking sentimental thoughts about the great Joey Ramone, who was very tall. And that got me to thinking about other exceptionally tall musicians. I've started a list, which I thought y'all could add to in the comments section below. I' ... More >>
Or maybe Strib photogs should taunt kids before taking their pictures In a Q&A with Mpls St. Paul magazine, Strib metro-section arch-hawk Katherine Kersten puts her finger on newspapers' credibility gap. In addition to believing that the media shilled for John Kerry in the last election, it seems Ke ... More >>
Just because this post is about the stolen election of 2004 doesn't (necessarily) mean that you should skip it If you're like me--and for your sake, I hope you're not--you've treated the stories about Ohio's election skullduggery as you would a party-crasher with SARS: You feel just terrible about t ... More >>
This campaign stop is for the kids! John Kerry will speak at a town hall meeting at 10:00 a.m. today in an effort to promote his Kids First Bill, which he says will provide coverage to the 11 million uninsured children in America. The meeting will take place at Lakes & Plains Regional Council of Car ... More >>
High Court: Report only settled arguments The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday declined to hear a case that would have solidified the news media's long-presumed right to report truthfully what politicians say--whether those politicians are lying or not. First Amendment attorneys across the country had u ... More >>
We crowd-surfed with R.T. We bar hopped on light rail. And between some of our precious last sucks on a cigarette at the club, we scribbled it all down on a cocktail napkin.
The verdict on "values": It's a political advantage to have some
African Americans voted their pocketbooks; white Americans their "values"
Will FBI contacts keep fearful Somalis away from the ballot box?
How personal tragedy made a politician of Patty Wetterling
Young yahoos find college Republicans too liberal
I've served in Iraq, and that's why I can't vote for this president again
What is, and isn't, at stake in beating Bush
Q: Are the Democrats really as stupid as they look?
A: No one is really as stupid as the Democrats look.
Live from NYC: Hundreds of thousands of protesters, 20,000 cops, and one coronation
Rock gets rolled into federal campaign guidelines
Bush brigade prepares to take Manhattan
Kerry's gambit: If you can't say anything nice
How "Bush's Brain" hijacked Washington, D.C. and politics-as-usual
Time to go after Bush/Cheney ground zero: National security
And other questions from the campaign trail
Howard "Hindenberg" Dean and the rest
Democrats say they are hopeful about the coming election. But then, they have to say that.
The Kerry-Wellstone Clean Money bill introduced last week is infinitely preferable to the better-known--and largely fraudulent--McCain-Feingold proposal. Which explains why we're hearing so little about it.
Dumb and DOMA