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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

    March 22, 2012

    Klobuchar, Franken aim to crack down on oil speculation

    ‚ÄčAmy Klobuchar and Al Franken are sponsoring legislation aimed at reigning in oil speculators. The average price of gas in Minnesota around $3.73, and similar pump pain being felt throughout the country, there's pressure on lawmakers to do something, anything, to bring prices down.A group of liber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel is overpaid

    Steinhafel has enough money to breed giant Target-brand dogs.‚ÄčTarget CEO Gregg Steinhafel makes a lot of money -- too much, says the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. Steinhafel's $24 million annual salary is the highest CEO salary in the state, according to new data released by the Business ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Collin Peterson vs. Obama: Minn. rep pulls a win

    Our very own Rep. Collin Peterson, the agricultural heavy-hitter in the House of Representatives, picked a fight with President Obama over a financial proposal. And he won!

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2006

    UnitedHealth Exec Lois Quam profiled in WSJ

    Wall Street Journal lauds Quam's accomplis ... More >>

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    September 13, 2006
  • Blogs

    July 17, 2006

    Mattson to challenge Entenza in DFL primary

    Says Entenza's conflict of interest over his wife's position at United Health and his clandestine investigation of Hatch are dragging down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2006

    A sorry excuse for grassroots

    The protest rally outside United Health Group headquarters this morning turned out to be a big dud.

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2005

    Gas pains

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    What's the real value of gas? Whatever you're willing to pay for it. That's the line grinning economists were g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2005

    The Life and Hard Times of William McGuire

    William McGuire, the CEO of the Minnetonka-based HMO United Health Care, should have another bountiful Christmas. Naturally, as chieftain of the second largest HMO in the nation, McGuire is handsomely compensated. But how, um, handsomely? According to Joel Albers, a health care economist with the or ... More >>