In his most recent campaign video, Jeff Wagner is literally a jerk off. On Tuesday night, some might argue he was the same thing figuratively. Others might say he was just plain ol' entertaining.SEE ALSO: MSNBC spotlights Minneapolis mayoral candidate Jeff Wagner's viral ad [VIDEO] Minneapolis's qui ... More >>
Since we first wrote about Jeff Wagner -- eligible bachelor, gentle luggage-thrower, and candidate for Minneapolis mayor -- his campaign video has spiraled from around 12,000 views on Friday afternoon to more than 444,000 as of this writing. In an increasingly heated and serious mayoral race, Wagner ... More >>
During a congressional hearing last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook came under fire for keeping more than $100 billion of the company's money overseas in order to avoid paying American taxes.SEE ALSO: Republicans sound the trumpet as Obamacare contributes to St. Jude's Minnesota layoffsCongress members did ... More >>
A group claiming solidarity with Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman who recently pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Hennepin County, is taking credit for an unlit Molotov cocktail found inside a Wells Fargo in Portland, Oregon last week. The bank manager found the homemade ... More >>
Bachmann gets her news from sources that haven't been easy on her lately.During the question and answer session at the National Press Club this afternoon, most of of Michele Bachmann's answers were predictable.Yes, she's still against raising the debt ceiling. Yes, she still thinks Fannie Mae and ... More >>
Laurence O'Donnell interviews Keith Ellison.President Barack Obama shouldn't just voice his support for public employee unions, he "should come to Wisconsin and stand with the workers," if he knows what's good for him, Rep. Keith Ellison said last night on MSNBC. The president has already a ... More >>
Ellison: Ignore the Muslim Brotherhood.Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has made a run for the border after three weeks of protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Egyptians have thrown off decades of autocratic, humiliating rule. The country seems poised for the advent of democracy. Good, ... More >>
Keith Ellison and Peter KingNew York congressman Peter King has made it plain that he doesn't think American Muslims are showing enough deference to his fears about extremists, so he's going to use his new perch as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee to put them on the spot. Ke ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, leading the way.It's not as if it's particularly hard to find reasons to be embarrassed by the re-election of Michele Bachmann. She pumps out gaffes and pants-on-fire moments with such gay abandon that it's mostly a matter of picking the best of the best. That's what the wa ... More >>
Pete Arnold, AKA Zeeboid, is in the captain's chair when it comes to media requests.Yesterday, we told you that Pete Arnold, the father at the center of the BirthOrNot abortion poll, is actually Zeeboid, a rightwing internet troll.Today, in an effort to make his trollish ways even clearer, we hav ... More >>
It's a conspiracy alright. But a Republican conspiracy.Michele Bachmann wants two things now: To be taken seriously, and to win the No. 4 position in the House leadership ranks. The problem is, she keeps on spouting batshit craziness. It's hard to win the hearts and minds of folks like soon- ... More >>
Do the ends justify the means?The reporter who outed a homophobic pastor as secretly gay on the cover of Lavender has penned a letter accusing the Star Tribune of misrepresenting his investigation.John Townsend infiltrated a support group to get the goods on Rev. Tom Brock, who has famously blame ... More >>
The Southern Poverty Law Center, long known for tracking right wing extremist groups, has released a new report on the "Patriot" movement, and Michele Bachmann is prominently featured.The report lists 40 prominent men and women involved with the "Patriot" movement, anti-government militia-minded ... More >>
Want to pose for a $10,000 photo op with Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann on April 7 in Minneapolis? Want to do it for free? Read on.
He gets his 15 minutes of fame thanks to MSNBC, and some free campaign advertising in his bid to unseat state DFL Rep. Jeremy Kalin.
When the Drudge Report linked to a post about the billboard, his phone began to ring incessantly and comments below the post turned vile.
Reminder: Nothing ever dies on the Internet. Addendum: If it doesn't die, it may come back to bite you.
Seriously Joel, is this the "thoughtful approach to news" donors are paying for?
Minnesota's former governor says Congress ought to spread the pain at home in order to fight two wars abroad.
Let's be honest. This wasn't Gov. Tim Pawlenty's shining week of success. He's done better.
Governor T-Paw backs off constitutional threat
Great... Now Pawlenty is a borderline deather.
Savage said "the Michele Bachmanns of the world and the Glenn Becks of the world are actively and consciously, or subconsciously, trying to get... the president killed."
People were so convinced Favre would be throwing for the Vikings this season and anticipation was so high that scalpers swept in and bought up game tickets to make a big turnaround profit on them. Whoops.
Also: Pat Buchanan's Minnesota, rubber-ball fetishist burglar
If there's one way to truly date yourself as a white male bigot, Pat Buchanan nailed that viewpoint straight on the head last night on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show.
And offers the most Epic Comment in the history of media pissing matches.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty is getting some serious attention after his announcement that he won't seek a third term. It seems like everyone except the man himself know are stating the obvious: Pawlenty wants a place in the national spotlight. President? Vice president? Who knows? Check out the list of his ... More >>
It seems like everyone except the man himself is stating the obvious: Pawlenty wants a place in the national spotlight.
We fact checked Bachmann and the story spread across the blogosphere, made it in some major political publications, and was picked up by the Associated Press. We're all Bachmann crazy.
On MSNBC, Ellison said her comments "could even be called psycho talk."
Pawlenty's main points on his MSNBC appearance: The race won't be over for "a few more months" when the appeals process is over and don't count Norm Coleman out just yet. He deserves a chance too.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar appeared on MSNBC Wednesday to talk about how lonely and tough it is being the only Minnesota senator in Washington, D.C.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty made yet another appearance on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show yesterday. What's he doing this time? Trying not to piss off Rush Limbaugh.
It seemed like a scurrilous, impossible rumor. It still does.