When he signed an executive order calling for an end to a longstanding pay freeze for members of Congress and other federal employees last Thursday, President Obama essentially offered Michele Bachmann a $900-a-year raise. But Bachmann and a majority of her colleagues in the GOP-controlled House wan ... More >>
This is the familiar scene as you try not to get groped and/or grope other passengers.There's no better way to travel than the metro bus. Everyone's jammed in next to each other, with some preppy architecture student's sketch bag poking the ribs of a lawyer who is shouting into his cellphone -- a ... More >>
C-SPANFranken knew Minnery was in trouble.Al Franken made Focus on the Family's Tim Minnery look like a fool during this morning's hearing on the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act. Not that Minnery needed much help.Minnery had claimed that studies proved opposite-sex parents had healthier, ha ... More >>
C-SPANMichele Bachmann: Representation without legislation.With so much written about the wild things Michele Bachmann says, City Pages thought we'd take a look at what she has actually accomplished in Congress.
Despite Bachmann's early success in the presidential polls, her congressional record ... More >>
The least aggressive campaign you've seen.Norm Coleman is seriously bringing the Minnesota Nice to backroom Washington politics.Last summer, his name mysteriously started getting batted around as a possible replacement to the beleaguered Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steel. But C ... More >>
If you're a political nut who has spent an unfortunate amount of time following Minnesota's U.S. Senate race unfold, it would only be fitting to see it officially end today with Al Franken's swearing-in ceremony in Washington, D.C.
You'd think that Clinton's decision amounting to a death sentence for thousands of HIV-positive Americans might generate a public outcry. Instead, the chattering classes were obsessed with Dick Gephardt's speech at Harvard.