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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 >>
First off, we extend our best wishes for a speedy recovery to the two people who were taken to the hospital after yesterday's Pedal Pub crash. Thankfully, it sounds like their injuries aren't life-threatening.SEE ALSO: PedalPub driver responds to the haters [INTERVIEW] That said, we can't ignore the ... 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 >>
Larry Klayman: lawyer, activist, character on West Wing.Bradlee Dean's lawyer, Larry Klayman, is quite the character. Really. As in, there's actually a character in the show West Wing based off of him named Harry Klaypool. Klayman is also the founder of Freedom Watch, might have been the inspira ... 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 >>
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.
When the Drudge Report linked to a post about the billboard, his phone began to ring incessantly and comments below the post turned vile.
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."
In light of El Tinklenberg's announcement that he will not be attempting to defeat Bachmann in 2010, Olbermann pulled together a helpful montage of what Clark will be fighting against.
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."
Since when is Pawlenty smarter than Supreme Court justices?
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.
Two sources aware of Minnesota ad buys said the National Republican Congressional Committee is pulling its media purchases from Bachmann's rac ... More >>
"Hardball" appearance and radio response to Bush on tap this weekend.
News outlets have carried almost nothing but Katrina dispatches and video footage since the hurricane came aground Monday morning, but in the past 24 hours they've been surreally slow to elucidate what's going on in New Orleans following the break of a critical levee on Lake Pontchartrain either lat ... More >>
Believe the children: Notorious Watergate source was former FBI official W. Mark Felt--just as Carl Bernstein's kid assured fellow summer-campers back in 1988! MSNBC today reports that Deep Throat, the anonymous government official who provided leads to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein at the heig ... More >>
It seemed like a scurrilous, impossible rumor. It still does.