The Wellstone Act could bring better health care to millions of Americans
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These Minnesotans snatched defeat from the jaws of victory with incredible panache.
The local stories of the Aughts that made us saddest.
Our esteemed blogger in New York makes a compelling case.
The bill would require health insurers to cover mental health just as they do physical conditions, but time is running out to pass t ... More >>
Is it possible to understand our state's politics? You betcha.
Local ad guru Bill Hillsman speaks about his current slate of underdog political candidates
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.
Russian ligers, Shatner's kidney stone, the mental disorder quiz, the dance of the animated penguins, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...
Wellstone! Works hard to keep hope alive
St. Paul-Based filmmakers Lu Lippold, Dan Luke, and Laurie Stern fought a tough campaign for 'Wellstone!'
Why We Should All Give Up on the Democrats: A Polemical Essay
Did Minnesota ride a Republican wave, or create one?
It seemed like a scurrilous, impossible rumor. It still does.
City Pages writers say so long
No one calls Paul Wellstone an outsider any more
Why is Gregory Gray so important to Paul Wellstone?
Could senate candidate Ed McGaa put a crimp in Paul Wellstone's plans?
Norm Coleman's new job, by the numbers
Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?
Dodging hyperbole and herbicide in Colombia with U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone
Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Here’s everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.
Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?
Todd Jones was tapped as only a temporary fill-in, but he's at the top of a very short list to replace U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards
Usually known as a consumer advocate, Sen. Paul Wellstone is backing a bill that would lower standards and ease safety measures on manufacturers of drugs and medical devices.
The Kerry-Wellstone Clean Money bill introduced last week is infinitely preferable to the better-known--and largely fraudulent--McCain-Feingold proposal. Which explains why we're hearing so little about it.
Recovered memory Doc's license is suspended -- five years later.
FIRES! EARTHQUAKES! IMPROVED RATINGS FOR CHANNEL 5!
Wellstone for President?
Six more years--of what?
Paul Wellstone: a wrestler in Washington
Faith & Loathing: On the Campaign Trail With Paul Wellstone