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    December 11, 2013

    The 20 Worst People of 2013

    Featuring threesome seekers, cokehead judges, hockey dads from hell and, quite naturally, Wells Fargo.

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    November 12, 2012

    Stan Hubbard on call with Karl Rove: GOPers "weren't saying anything like, 'Hey, you dumb son of a bitch'"

    Politico reports that Karl Rove's American Crossroads super PAC spent $204 million this campaign cycle. Less than six percent of that spending went toward GOP candidates who ended up winning their races.SEE ALSO:-- Pawlenty's Wikipedia page on lockdown following Colbert Report segment [VIDEO]-- Unfa ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012
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    September 19, 2012
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    July 4, 2012

    America's Petro-Terrorists

    Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Ron Paul actually won Minnesota's GOP presidential caucus, it turns out

    Remember all that stuff you read about Rick Santorum winning Minnesota's February Republican presidential caucus? Forget you ever saw it. Because last weekend, the Republican votes that matter the most were cast at Minnesota's district conventions, and Ron Paul won the majority of them.Paul won 20 o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Mitt Romney is Tim Pawlenty's sugar daddy

    About two months after he exited the Republican presidential race, Pawlenty for President announced it had outstanding debts of about $454,000.Those debts are now paid off, thanks in large part to Pawlenty's sugar daddy and the presumptive 2012 GOP presidential nominee, Mitt Romney. USA Today report ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Brother Ali: My fans are kicking the sh*t out of me over Trayvon Martin

    Note: Brother Ali is a Minneapolis rapper signed to Rhymesayers Entertainment. His latest album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, will be released in August. Here are portions of an interview following the One Million Hoodies March for Trayvon Martin held March 29 at the University of Minn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Mitt Romney glitterbombed twice in Eagan [VIDEO]

    ​Glitterbombing may have become a nationally recognized form of protest, but the original inventor took back the reigns at a Mitt Romney event this afternoon in Eagan. Nick Espinosa, who originally glittered Newt Gingrich way back in May of 2011, tossed a few fistfuls as Romney walked toward the ... More >>

  • News

    January 4, 2012

    Michele Bachmann falls from grace

    From top GOP contender to bottom of the barrel

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    December 29, 2011

    Kent Sorenson betrayed Bachmann for 30 silver shekels, she claims

    ​Michele Bachmann's hopes for an improbable late rally in Iowa received the unkindest cut of all.  Yesterday, apparently just hours removed from campaigning with Bachmann, her Iowa campaign co-chairman pulled a Brutus and publicly threw his support behind Ron Paul.Et tu, Kent Sorenson? 

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Politico: Pawlenty made one of worst political blunders of 2011

    ​Tim Pawlenty's ill-fated decision to pin the fortunes of his Presidential bid on the Ames straw poll was one of the top ten political blunders of this year, according to Alexander Burns of Politico."Pawlenty advisers now reflect with some frustration that if they had treated the Ames contest for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Donald Trump calls Michele Bachmann disloyal for skipping Iowa debate

    Michele Bachmann - Donald Trump 2012?​Michele Bachmann is now the fifth Republican candidate to announce she will not participate in the December 27 debate in Des Moines, Iowa, and Donald Trump is not taking it well. Trump, who is slated to moderate the debate, said he was "very disappointed" in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Ron Paul announces campaign event in St. Cloud

    Ron Paul is coming to Michele Bachmann's backyard, but not for a BBQ.​Ron Paul is making noise in the Republican presidential nomination game, at least compared to his previously inaudible runs for the White House.Paul is sitting fourth in the most recent Gallup Poll, just outside mainstreamers Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Michele Bachmann is the least popular person in Florida

    Michele Bachmann didn't win the Florida Straw Poll... nor did she finish seventh.​Michele Bachmann shocked the political world with her win in the Ames Straw Poll, using her Iowa roots to seemingly wrest control of the race for the Republican presidential nomination from Mitt Romney. Since then, T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty rejected by Fox News for support of Mitt Romney

    Tim Pawlenty, Roger Ailes: Not seeing eye to... jowls.​Tim Pawlenty wanted to be the latest in a slew of former, current, and future Republican presidential candidates to join the crew as an analyst at Fox News. But there was a complication. Pawlenty had already decided to throw his support behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty: How to get rich by running for president for three months

    Tim Pawlenty: Sad, but rich.​Anyone feeling bad for Tim Pawlenty in the days since he pulled out of the presidential race -- well, don't.Pawlenty turned his bid for the Republican nomination into a pretty lucrative side gig for the first half of 2011, according to financial disclosure forms releas ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    Keith Ellison: Herman Cain is a "religious bigot"

    Ellison thinks Cain might be "a sick individual."​Herman Cain is intolerant of Muslims, and Keith Ellison is intolerant of Herman Cain.In an interview with, Ellison said Cain, the former CEO of Godfather's Pizza now running for the Republican presidential nomination, is "trying to distin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Bachmann to debate on Twitter, Pawlenty bows out

    Pawlenty won't show off his excellent Twittering tomorrow.​Crippling headaches won't keep Michele Bachmann from participating in the first-ever "Twitter debate" tomorrow. Tim Pawlenty, who feels no pain, will sit this one out, along with the Mormons -- Mitt Romney and Jon Hunstmaan -- and the cran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Michele Bachmann "white baby" quote is fake

    Bachmann's quote blamed Obama for the Casey Anthony verdict​Michele Bachmann raised eyebrows last week with her comment blaming President Barack Obama for the Casey Anthony verdict. "Well, I've been visiting all the primary states, and I've been talking to people, and people all over the place a ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty: nobody knows his name

    ​What's it gonna take for Tim Pawlenty to become a household name? Over-the-top movie trailers? A bomb of an autobiography? Speaking in a Jimmy Swaggart drawl? Evidently, these recent strategies aren't enough to do it. Only 41 percent of Republicans and Republican leaners recognize our forme ... More >>

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    March 7, 2011

    Keith Ellison accuses Tim Pawlenty of drinking "the Kool-Aid"

    Keith Ellison: T-Paw's a phoney.​Who is Tim Pawlenty? Recent polls suggest that few Republicans know or care when it comes to the 2012 presidential race. And a lot of Minnesotans are scratching their heads as he moves further and further to the right to court tea partiers. Now comes Rep. Keit ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty would rather defund the military than let gays in

    Sometimes being a hero means denying the American military the funding it needs to uphold the law.​The Don't Ask Don't Tell debate is over, but Tim Pawlenty seems to think that if he can revive it he might also be able to revive his so-far lifeless campaign to get Americans to remember his nam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Jon Stewart takes on Tim Pawlenty and "tyranny" talk

    Jon Stewart in full flight.​Jon Stewart said last night on "The Daily Show" that he wanted to "move past Tucson" in his interview with Tim Pawlenty and talk about political rhetoric in general. Why, he asked Pawlenty, do Republicans treat Barack Obama as though he is something fundamentally diff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Pawlenty plans to gauge national support for 2012 run

    Pawlenty "associates" say he is planning to spend the next couple years traveling the country to gauge support for a run in 2012.

  • News

    October 22, 2008

    Al Franken vs. Norm Coleman gets down and dirty

    The senate race between the Republican incumbent and the former SNL comedian is the most expensive in the country

  • News

    September 17, 2008

    Mayor to Arrested Journalists: Drop Dead

    Suddenly, the mayor wants nothing to do with hosting the RNC

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2006

    MN GOP chair: "Hatch gave us a gift"

    A postmortem Q&A with Ron Carey, head of Minnesota's Republican party.

  • Books

    June 7, 2006

    Are You My Mother?

    Finally, someone has the answer to the binds of modern parenting—a Honduran nanny

  • News

    March 10, 2004

    You Can't Get There from Here

    Is the bus shutdown part of the Governor's grand plan?

  • News

    February 11, 2004

    50,000,000 Kerry Fans Can't Be Wrong Can They?

    And other questions from the campaign trail

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    On-the-Job Training

    Mark Stenglein climbed out of a Dickensian childhood to become a business success and one of Hennepin County's most powerful politicians. Now he thinks he's ready to be mayor of Minneapolis.

  • News

    April 5, 2000

    Purple Stain

    Securities scams, karaoke-bar brawls, and the occasional boozy ride: At least there's one championship the Vikings might be winning

  • Feature

    January 28, 1998

    Bubba Head

    There is a certain poetic justice in seeing the president who made Family Values the central theme of his re-election brought low by his own reckless philandering.

  • Feature

    August 27, 1997


    By interfering with the Teamsters, a union only just emerging from a scabrous history of institutionalized malfeasance, the Clintonoids displayed their utter contempt for union democracy and for the labor movement itself.

  • News

    March 12, 1997

    Power Play: The Biggest Game in Town

    The little-noted push to deregulate utilities will drive up rates and jeopardize service--not to mention

  • News

    October 16, 1996
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    October 2, 1996


    Closing in on Hillary

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    June 26, 1996

    Atun Alba:

    Cocaine, Tuna, and Free Trade

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    May 22, 1996
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    November 22, 1995