During his regular appearance on Dan Barreiro's KFAN radio show yesterday, WCCO political reporter Pat Kessler shed some light on reasons for former MNsure Executive Director April Todd-Malmlov's sudden resignation that go beyond her controversial late-November tropical vacation.Asked when 'CCO beca ... More >>
Last Wednesday, Gov. Mark Dayton traveled out of the state. But where exactly he went remains unknown.SEE ALSO: Mark Dayton has some tough talk for Virginia and those damn ConfederatesDayton's office announced he was traveling "for a meeting regarding a possible economic development opportunity for ... More >>
Being skewered by the twitterverse is one thing, but resigning from the Minnesota legislature? That's another altogether.THE BACKSTORY: Rep. Ryan Winkler says he thought "Uncle Tom" meant "turncoat" Yet some Republicans believe Democratic Golden Valley Representative Ryan Winkler's ill-considered "U ... More >>
Governor Dayton gave a speech to the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce last night, and depending on what you read, the takeaway was either that he got a standing ovation or a cold reception from the business community.SEE ALSO: Fox 9 led last night's 10 o'clock newscast with a real head-scratcher of a s ... More >>
Yesterday, Gov. Mark Dayton held a joint Capitol news conference with DFL and MNGOP legislative leaders.SEE ALSO:-- Senate Majority Leader-elect Bakk responds dismissively to pro-marriage equality email -- MNGOP Rep.-elect Cindy Pugh is worried about "An illiterate, disengaged and lazy electorate" W ... More >>
Up close and personal with the Minneapolis mayor
For this week's cover story, we spent several weeks following Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak around, documenting his day-to-day life to mark his 10th year in office. In the course of the reporting, we learned that his 13-year-old niece Shannon O'Hara was battling brain cancer. Rybak kept a hectic ... More >>
Jesse Ventura has two plans which seem to conflict with each other.Jesse Ventura got his lawsuit against TSA pat-downs thrown out on jurisdictional grounds, and today Ventura held a press conference to vent his frustration with the American legal system.So, now, of course, the former govern ... More >>
Lot's of hemming and hawing over KSTP AM1500 getting assimilated into the ESPN collective and rebranding as The SportsTalk Station.
KSTP refuses ad that criticizes the media for reporting bad news about Iraq
Taking a page from Norm Coleman's playbook
The Strib, Norm Coleman, and the myth of objectivity
What's behind the governor's latest spouting and pouting about the media?
Budget brawls and bulldog farts. Shock jocks and Satan's Cheerleaders. Jesse Ventura stars in the season's political blockbuster, but First Flack John Wodele directs the show.
Why would Pioneer Press editor Walker Lundy delve into news that's not fit to print?
The governor thinks the AP has been covering him unfairly. And if anybody disagrees, they should damn well shut up.
Hours before their final vote on a high-buck proposal to move Lawson Software into new downtown digs, St. Paul's City Council members had yet to see the lease or learn the terms of the deal.