Conservative activist, blogger, and lawyer John Gilmore has sued the city of Minneapolis for $10 million over a "baseless" June 2011 arrest that made him seem "bigoted, intolerant and prejudiced toward Muslims... Muslim women in particular," the Downtown Journal, citing court filings, reports.THE BA ... More >>
The Wisconsin State Capitol: Bring your own ammo.Wisconsin's new laid-back concealed carry permit laws go into effect next week, and gun owners across the state are asking where, exactly, they can jangle their spurs with a six-shooter on their hip. It seems it'll be cool to be packin' heat damn n ... More >>
As is the yearly tradition, we're publishing the ballots of all 115 of our Picked to Click voters for your perusal. Check out all of this year's contributors below, and thanks to all the writers, photographers, label owners, club bookers, DJs, and local music experts for weighing in on th ... More >>
Deliciously cut-throat competitionThe 2011 Iron Fork competition kicked off Thursday night with a bartender competition and finished off by crowning a new chef champion. Restaurants from all over the Twin Cities shared samples of their dishes at International Market Square in Minneapolis as guest ... More >>
Sue Peacock/FlickrLet the recall efforts begin.Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly finally dropped all pretenses about Gov. Scott Walker's union-busting bill having anything to do with balancing the state's budget.
Wednesday night, with 14 Democrats still on the lam trying to block a vote, the ... More >>
Scott Walker is falling in the polls.There's more bad poll news for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who insists he's going to stand firm in his budget battle to strip public employees of their collective bargaining rights.
Rasmussen Reports is out with a new survey of Wisconsin voters showing that ... More >>
Mark RiechersIt's not dead yet.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been invited to the Illinois state line for a face-to-face meeting with some of the 14 Democratic state senators who won't give Republicans the quorum needed to pass their union-busting bill.
A showdown now that Walker's tanking in t ... More >>
Walker defends his budget.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stood before Wisconsin lawmakers yesterday, defended his union busting tactics against public workers, and then announced he wanted to gouge $1.5 billion out of the state's public school and local government aid spending.
If he keeps this ... More >>
Sen. Scott Fitzgerald says some of the 14 Democrats want to come home.As long as 14 Wisconsin Senate Democrats stay on the lam, GOP Gov. Scott Walker can't push his controversial union busting bill through the Legislature.
So he threatened again today to start laying off 1,500 public sector ... More >>
Walker's close to getting his wish.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is one step closer to getting his union-busting bill, now that the GOP-controlled state Assembly snuck in an early-morning vote on the measure while Democrats were caught flat-footed.
Now if only he could get those pesky state Senate ... More >>
Mark RiechersThe Democrats are still on the lam.Wisconsin Republican state senators can't get their 14 Democratic counterparts to show up and vote on a union busting bill, so they're pushing through a new rule that ends direct deposit paychecks for members.
If the senators on the lam want to ... More >>
Gov. Scott Walker: Senate Democrats are MIA.Fourteen Wisconsin state senators are on the lam, hiding from police trying to return them to Madison for a vote on a union-busting bill that none of them support. They were last seen hunkered down in an Illinois motel.
Anyone with information as to t ... More >>