Sen. David Hann is an Eden Prairie Republican.If a teenager is a victim of incest, Republican state Sen. Dave Hann of Eden Prairie says a judge's consent should be required before that teenager is allowed to seek medical attention, counseling, and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. Becau ... More >>
Ellison breaks down.Rep. Keith Ellison spent weeks deriding the congressional hearings that opened today on radical Muslims, orchestrated by Rep. Peter King of New York, as little more than an attempt to spread fear and hatred of a religious minority. When it came his turn to testify and de ... More >>
Bill Clinton and Michele Bachmann: Fundraising power couple.Former President Bill Clinton told the World Economic Forum recently that Rep. Michele Bachmann was divorced from reality and living in a parallel universe when it comes to health care in the United States. Right on cue, Bachmann turned ... More >>
Did Bachmann vote against liberty?Right before she showed up at CPAC and a drubbing in its presidential straw poll, Rep. Michele Bachmann voted for a a temporary extension of the PATRIOT, and proudly announced the vote on her Facebook page: "As a mother of five and a foster mother to 23 children ... More >>
Bachmann: Not ready for prime time, according to her former chief of staff.Ron Carey is one of Rep. Michele Bachmann's former chiefs of staff. He's the former chairman of the Minnesota GOP. Now, as Bachmann gets ready to deliver an important speech this morning to conservatives in Washington, D.C ... More >>
Bachmann looked at the right camera this time.Conservatives in Washington, D.C., got a full dose of Rep. Michele Bachmann with their morning coffee today. She kicked off her CPAC keynote address by lampooning her inability to look at the right camera for her State of the Union speech, slagged Ba ... More >>
The tea party caucus chair hasn't accounted for $1.5 million in campaign contributions.Michele Bachmann bragged in the last campaign cycle about the tens of thousands of small contributions she received from fans all over the country while building a $13 million war chest to defeat Tarryl Cla ... More >>
Bachmann forgets the slave trade.Is it time for someone to tap Rep. Michele Bachmann on the shoulder and suggest that she stop talking about American history? Last month in Iowa she insisted the Founding Fathers created a country in which race didn't matter, while ignoring the fact that they ... More >>
There she goes again. Rep. Michele Bachmann has stated flatly to supporters in a fundraising e-mail that the Obama administration is refusing to publish the CDC's annual "Abortion Surveillance Report." But an e-mail (below) obtained by Media Matters shows that the report has been submitted ... More >>
Buesgens gives up his gavel.A DWI conviction won't keep you out of the state Legislature, but it can get you booted from your committee chairmanship. Mark Buesgens, the Jordan state representative busted for drunk driving this summer, has resigned his chairmanship of the House State Government a ... More >>
The Minnesota congresswoman gives Sarah Palin a run for her money
Tom Helgerson, we hardly knew ye.
Air America Minnesota struggles to get off the ground
The Catholic Church's right turn touches off battles over dogma and diversity at the University of St. Thomas
Seven Minnesota authors pen poison Valentines to the place we call home
Missy rhymes "Knickerbockers" with "Small Talkers," makes another great album
Former Minnesota Senator and lifelong Republican Dave Durenberger on the rise of the new Bush Republicans in Minnesota and elsewhere
The problem with the pro-choice movement
Iraq. SARS. Jay Leno, Still on television practically every night. Yeah, 2003 was about as much fun as a social disease.
The post-sex pill: Great idea--if you can get it
A social worker acts as your matchmaker. Your parents can veto your beloved. Society wants you to stay chaste. That's dating life for people with developmental disabilities.
The subject is sex, and Heather Corinna wants to broaden the Internet's one-track mind
You wanted a boy and got a girl. You wanted a girl and got a boy. Other parents who've been there have some surprising insights to share.
Some people compare Norm Coleman to Ronald Reagan. They have a point.
Where do today's young adults learn about sex? Not from television, as you might expect. But rather from, well, television has-beens.