Friday, it was revealed that Michele Bachmann is more than $1 million in debt following her ill-fated presidential run. Bachmann is traditionally a strong fundraiser, but this time around she faces the unique and unenviable challenge of trying to pay down significant debt while raising funds for ... More >>
BY CP STAFFThe goat of the week is umpire Jim Joyce, who cost pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game with a blown call at first base. While this will surely go down in history as one of sport's all-time great fuck-ups, Joyce is far from the first person to screw up at a crucial moment.
Keith Ellison, Nancy Pelosi and John McCain are among the "Most Wanted"Looks like Rep. Keith Ellison's in trouble with some self-described constitutional experts at something called the Shenandoah Valley Tea Party Patriots in Virginia. He's one of 54 members of Congress, "Republicans and De ... More >>
Perhaps losing out to disaster candidate Sarah Palin wasn't such a bad thing.
Dear President Bush: Please forgive restroom fornicators
This year a former City Pages writer won an Oscar and a former community organizer from the South Side of Chicago got elected President. In the months in between, I've seen far-flung friends and family playing a larger role in public life. I met half my neighbors face to face, and saw people who w ... More >>
Before the vice presidential debate last night, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty spoke on UK's Sky News about Gov. Sarah Palin ... 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 >>
Their crime? Covering the story
From the Xcel Energy Center to the riot zone, we're covering the RNC
Video of music from yesterday morning's Hiroshima commemoration at Lyndale Park inside.
T-Paw's got a 59 percent approval rating. And don't count him out for vice president.
The "new" Tim Pawlenty looks a lot like the old one
Why invoking Republicans as paragons of racial tolerance may not be such a good idea.
Predictably enough, John McCain's fundraising appearances in Minnesota yesterday spawned another round of speculation about the possible inclusion of Tim Pawlenty on a presidential ticket.