Last week, Bill Maher announced the end of his "Flip a District" contest, in which viewers could vote for the worst representative with the hope of ousting that person this fall. The winner? Or more accurately, the loser? John Kline of Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District. See also:U.S. Rep. ... More >>
North Minneapolis activist Don Allen's Independent Business News Network released the first in a series of ads he plans to put together this campaign season using (alleged) DFL voters against DFL candidates."A Message to the Minnesota DFL" features a doe-eyed "Minnesota Democrat" named Kathy, who, a ... More >>
At the Minnesota DFL convention in Duluth last month, 1,076 delegates cast ballots related to the party's 2014-15 action agenda. Resolutions ranged from taxes to veterans to recreational cannabis. The last one needed 619 votes to pass, but ended up with 603, according to tally takers. See also: ... More >>
It was just over two years ago that Politico, alluding to the Minnesota Republican Party's whopping $2 million in debt, wrote that "no state party may be in worse shape."Times aren't quite as tough for the MNGOP these days, but the party is still trying to dig out of that gigantic hole in more ways ... More >>
-- Update at bottom -- Sure, it's not as bad as the Chisago County GOP's recent "Pro-choice: Against slavery? Don't buy one" post, but really?SEE ALSO: MNGOP Rep. Pat Garofalo suggests liberal blogger is a pussy Yesterday, the Winona County Republican Party shared a doctored image of Michelle Obama ... More >>
On the heels of Michele Bachmann's "I-will-not-seek-re-election" bombshell this morning, both sides of the political aisle have been clamoring to weigh in.But while GOPers are hailing their congresswoman's service, the DFL isn't sparing her any potshots on her way out. Instead, comments from both pa ... More >>
Minutes after R.T. Rybak announced he wouldn't seek a fourth term as mayor, City Council Member Betsy Hodges threw her hat firmly in the ring to replace him.Now, nearly a month later, Hodges is arming up: yesterday, she announced that Andrew O'Leary, former executive director of the Minnesota DFL pa ... More >>
North Minneapolis community organizer Brett Buckner will announce a bid for Don Samuels' Ward 5 City Council seat this afternoon at Avenue Eatery on West Broadway. According to Buckner's Linkedin account, he's worked for Keith Ellison, the Minnesota DFL, and the Minneapolis NAACP. He's currently li ... More >>
With November 6 just weeks away, the Minnesota DFL is reminding voters which party is responsible for sticking Minnesota taxpayers with over $100,000 in legal bills thanks to an extramarital affair fiasco.SEE ALSO: Michael Brodkorb and Amy Koch could spend a year in jail for extramarital boinkingNam ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- David Carlson savages Kurt Bills in new ad, suggests he wouldn't have ended slavery-- Dave Wellstone calls Kurt Bills' homage to his father "completely disrespectful"-- Kurt Bills' creepy Staring at the Future political film is laughably bad [VIDEO]Kurt Bills is getting killed by Amy Klo ... More >>
Who's a regular Minnesotan?Score one for the blogosphere. Last month, Sally Jo Sorensen posted on her Bluestem Prairie site that Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer had taken out seven mortgages on his Delano home since 2002. Today, the Minnesota DFL gave that tidbit a much bigger m ... More >>
Bachmann's crack media team ignores the rules.For Michele Bachmann, being a "constitutional conservative" means not having to pay attention to federal election laws. In this case, the media wizards who cut the congresswoman's latest re-election spots featuring 'Mad Men' wannabe Beau Peregino ... More >>
The "Kennedy seat" in the senate goes to a Republican, health care reform dies, and now this. It's a bad week for liberals.
The Minnesota DFL made our passive-aggressive roots tingle today with their press release announcing Gov. Tim Pawlenty's "visit" to Minnesota this afternoon.
The Minn. DFL was trying to thoughtfully counter Gov. Tim Pawlenty's speech before the Republican National Committee Thursday when they sent out a cussing grandma video along with their talking points. Whoops.
The Minnesota DFL says they will celebrate Al Franken's victory tomorrow (Wednesday) at the state Capitol.
Ever wondered how happy you and your neighbors are compared to the rest of the state and country?
The Minnesota DFL filed a Federal Election Commission complaint yesterday against Norm Coleman, alleging he br ... More >>
Is it possible to understand our state's politics? You betcha.
Minnesota bloggers across the political spectrum are chiming in on the outcomes of yesterday's primary election. Not surpisingly, the chatter was focused on Rep. Keith Ellison's victory in the 5th Congressional District DFL primary.
In the crowded race to replace Sabo, Keith Ellison wins endorsement easily
Can Al Franken become a U.S. Senator just by being Al Franken?
Democrats say they are hopeful about the coming election. But then, they have to say that.
A few days at the races with St. Paul mayoral candidate Jay Benanav
With the outcome all but determined on the first ballot, last weekend's DFL convention in St. Cloud was about as civilized as a war could get
In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.