In a petition published on her Facebook page yesterday, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Julianne Ortman says a recently released secret recording of Al Franken joking around in a Arizona driveway shows he "still doesn't take women seriously."But really the only thing the petition demonstrates is how ... More >>
No, it's not just you: This is the Worst Winter Ever in Minnesota.Although it's something we all feel as soon as we walk outside, quantifying why this is the Worst Winter Ever isn't as straight forward.Is it the snow? Is it the number of days when the temperature never got above zero? Is it the shee ... More >>
Gingrich is currently enjoying his third sanctity of marriage with Callista Bisek, who is more than 20 years his junior.Newt Gingrich believes so firmly in the sanctity of marriage that he's had three of them. And that makes him the perfect person to address the morals police at the Minnesota Fa ... More >>
Image via YouTubeChristine O'Donnell shouts down Al Franken.Christine O'Donnell is the most famous teabaggin' Republican candidate for Senate ever to have dabbled in witchcraft and opposed masturbation. If she wins in Delaware this November, she may also become famous for being the only Repu ... More >>
It's Gingrich time.Newt Gingrich says a lot of crazy stuff, but deep down, he's just a tortured intellectual working through the trials of being misunderstood by lesser lights. And if you've got $5,000 to spare, he'll tell you all about it later this month.
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A week after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, we've heard from politicians, pundits, survivors, aid workers, and editorialists. Here are just a few of the notable comments coming out of the tragedy... "We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did." -- Re ... More >>
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Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.
They say people who fish and farm can't elect a governor anymore. Tell that to Doug Johnson
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Federal prosecutors have finally turned Jim Guy Tucker--the man who may know Bill and Hillary Clinton's Whitewater secrets.
Allegations that the president's personal secretary was involved in a cover-up--obscured in the headlines by the White House's skillful media handling--represent the biggest danger yet for Clinton's credibility.
The independent counsel has put his foot in it again--and this time he may have destroyed his case.