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 >>
Their crime? Covering the story
From the Xcel Energy Center to the riot zone, we're covering the RNC
Is Gov. Tim Pawlenty's change of heart politically motivated?
The "new" Tim Pawlenty looks a lot like the old one