Jesse Ventura's idea to freeze congressional pay until the shutdown is resolved is gaining steam online.SEE ALSO: Jesse Ventura plans presidential run with V.P. Howard SternVentura recently made the suggestion to TMZ in a video interview, and now a petition to that effect has gained over 300,000 sig ... More >>
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Netroots Nation comes to Minneapolis
mmtzjr69outTarget's not budging. Now what?Target announced yesterday that it won't be making any donations to pro-gay-rights candidates to even out it's $150,000 to homophobic gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer. The message to gay-rights supporters: We're sorry that you're upset, but if you think ... More >>
mmtzjr69outEven less LGBT-friendly than you thoughtTarget CEO Gregg Steinhafel wants us to believe that when his company threw money into Tom Emmer's campaign for governor last month, it wasn't because Emmer's a raging homophobe, but because he's a raging pro-business tax-cutter.But Steinhafel's ... More >>
For Target, saying sorry isn't enough.Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel admitted yesterday in a letter to employees that he seriously underestimated the flak the company would get for its apparent hypocrisy in backing an anti-gay candidate for Minnesota governor. If the mea culpa was meant to calm ... More >>
They've jumped on the Sen. Norm Coleman bandwagon to continue blaming Franken for the recount and then for trying to steal the ... More >>
The senate race between the Republican incumbent and the former SNL comedian is the most expensive in the country
The ousted publisher goes out like a trust-fund punk
Sen. Norm Coleman placed a full page ad in today's Star Tribune taking a potshot at challenger Al Franken for calling the senate resolution chastising Moveon.org "ridiculous." Over a washed out photo of Franken, the ad attacks the comedian for helping to raise money for the liberal advocacy group.
Say it with me: "puh-TRAY-us."
Exactly how much political influence can $5 or $6 million buy, anyhow?
Prez's "town hall" audience was hand-picked
[CITY PAGES BLOGS] Jack Sparks adds ten local alt-country favorites to Minnesota's Fifty Greatest Hits at The Other Side of Country. [THESE DAYS] An Wisconsin ice cream truck driver faces drunken driving charges after a woman said she saw him throw a malt liquor can out the window of his ice cr ... More >>
Doc-maker Barbara Kopple goes to war for 'Bearing Witness'
St. Paul DFLers pick a well-heeled moderate to take on big, bad Randy Kelly
Though the Minnesota vote went smoothly, paranoia and antagonism were one of the stories of the day
How MoveOn fought the Bush league--and won Minnesota
Le Tigre suggest that feminism's fourth wave will begin as soon as you shake your thing
Republicans in Minnesota get out the absentee vote message
City Pages runs letters to the editor--of the PiPress
How personal tragedy made a politician of Patty Wetterling
Michael Haneke's new film is noble--and that's a good thing
McCain-Feingold was supposed to stop the flow of soft money. So what's with all the attack ads?