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 >>
Documentary interviews AIDS activists about the darkest days of the crisis
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 >>
Blog loses battle with group who says they are "compromising media"
Democrats insist on secrecy. Republicans clamor for transparency. Cognitive dissonance ensues.
Reminder: Nothing ever dies on the Internet. Addendum: If it doesn't die, it may come back to bite you.
While people accused Bachmann of supporting the birthers with her resolution block last night, Salon says she is being unfairly criticized. She eventually voted for the resolution.
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.
Vice President Biden will administer the oath of office and Franken will be accompanied by former Vice President Walter Mondale and Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Bachmann withdrawal can be a a tough thing to overcome, so that's why we present to you... Bachmann's Obama orgies! Bring it!
Reps. Michele Bachmann and Keith Ellison made appearances on C-SPAN's Washington Journal today. Watch the video.
Al Franken is crawling back from Florida for some TV press. Will he talk as soon-to-be Sen. Franken or humble patient candidate?
Neighbors of aspiring senator Al Franken say his workout routine is not ready for primetime
Michael Moore's pill goes down easy, but 'Sicko' devastates nonetheless
The Zapruder film? It was faked. The Wellstone crash? It was a hit. 9/11? An inside job. Tumbling down the rabbit hole with professional philosopher Jim Fetzer.
Al Gore's Current TV takes an earnest poke at news and culture
Is there any boss worse than your dad? Or any employee worse than your son?
Did Minnesota ride a Republican wave, or create one?
Fred Phelps and federal lawmakers blast homosexuals
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.
Why the babbling Buddha of broadcast is a boon to Democrats as well as Republicans.
Ask not for whom the balloons toll...