Kurt Zellers, the six-term state representative and former speaker of the Minnesota House, became the latest GOP lawmaker to jump into the 2014 gubernatorial race on Sunday.The field of GOPers vying to run against incumbent DFL Gov. Mark Dayton is likely to be crowded. Already, Zellers has three dec ... More >>
Tim and Mary Pawlenty, happily signing away all your jobs.First we learned Minnesota is taking all the jobs in America. Now we know that China is taking all of Minnesota's jobs. So, A minus B, minus China, times infinity... soon China will have every single job in America.Well, maybe it's not tha ... More >>
Marcus looks gay in this picture.Now that Michele Bachmann is being taken seriously as a GOP presidential candidate, national scrutiny has begun to focus on her husband Marcus.Specifically: Is this dude gay or what?Marcus set off Cher's gaydar last week and before long #MarcusBachmannissogay was ... More >>
Tim and Mary Pawlenty on the Christian Broadcasting Network earlier this year.All his tack-to-the-hard right rhetoric with right wing Christian TV and radio shows is paying off. In the battle for God - or a conservative evangelical God anyway -- Tim Pawlenty appears to have the upper hand. L ... More >>
The Onion gives Tim Pawlenty a campaign makeover.The rap on Tim Pawlenty is that he's too boring and too nice to run for the White House -- also, he's somewhat of a wimp, it turns out. But that's all changing. The Onion is reporting that he tried to change up his image by copping the chrome ... More >>
Marcus Bachmann, looking quite deferential.The Iowa caucuses are still three months away, we're about to enter the summer doldrums when nobody gives a damn about politics, and yet here we are with the nation's two largest newsweeklies foisting pablum on us in the form of softball "profiles" o ... More >>
Pawlenty and Trump: Not so different.Tim Pawlenty has struggled to get attention for his presidential run with action movie promos and appearances with Jon Stewart. Meanwhile, Donald Trump merely pretends to run and is the talk of CNN. T-Paw just can't win! Perhaps the solution is for The T ... More >>
In Tim We Trust.For Tim Pawlenty, the hour of reckoning is near. He's signed innumerable copies of a book that hardly anyone's actually read. He's ground through countless speeches and hobnobbing sessions in New Hampshire, Iowa, and anywhere else teabaggers will have him. He's worked overtime t ... More >>
Leith Anderson, friend of the White House.Leith Anderson is Tim and Mary Pawlenty's pastor at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie. He's head of the National Association of Evangelicals. And now he's been named to President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnershi ... More >>
Is Mary Pawlenty smokin' hot?So we're back to the old routine of pimping the wife? Tim Pawlenty, trying to turn up the heat under his sort-of-presidential campaign, spent the past few days crossing Iowa, and he figured the best way to grab some attention was to make the locals drool over his ... More >>
Is Tim Pawlenty the George W. Bush of the 2012 presidential election cycle, thanks to his ties to conservative Christian evangelical churches? Not compared to the way Bush wore his born-again faith on his shirtsleeve in front of any and all audiences, and conflated his faith with patriotism ... More >>
Oprah author shares his longevity plan
Our crazy Congresswoman hits the trifecta
The governor throws some red meat to New Hampshire Republlicans.
Yes, he said it, and yes, it's on video.
What Minnesota's governor needs to do to become No. 45
"When it comes to how long someone should stay in an elected position, a little less is better than too much," Pawlenty said.
A longtime Minneapolis nursing home is displaced by one of Bush's faith-based favorites