The Laura Brod boudoir photo was taken on August 19, 2008, at 12:40 a.m., according to an analysis of the picture's metadata by City Pages.The new analysis was made possible by a confidential source who provided a copy of the original photo to City Pages -- previously, the image was available only i ... More >>
U of M Regent Laura Brod knew as early as January 11 that a boudoir photo of her had been leaked, and that same day ruled out running for higher office on Twitter, although she did not explain why at the time.The boudoir photo first came to widespread public attention much later -- on July ... More >>
Former U.S. Senator Norm Coleman is standing by Laura Brod, the former state legislator and U of M regent who admitted last week that a boudoir photo of her has leaked online."I think it's a shame that she is down to her personal life, and her family, attacked by pictures being tossed about," Colema ... More >>
Laura Brod admitted to City Pages yesterday that the boudoir photo of her on the Internet was authentic.In the immediate aftermath, several competing media outlets poo-pooed the story. Myopically focusing on the content of the photograph rather than the context in which it was taken and distributed, ... More >>
Laura Brod, a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives and current member of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents, has released a statement admitting a boudoir photo on the internet is her."The Brod Family loves each other, and we stand united against anyone who would seek to ... More >>
The Minneapolis mayor kicks off his campaign for governor at the Varsity Theater.
Politics and blatant self promotion usually go hand in hand, but not so much when it comes to Twitter and our fine elected representatives.
"Relentless" Sutton leading state's GOP out of the wilderness
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Could we just have every politician or kinda-politician run for governor in 2010, perhaps in a Lord of the Flies battle?