Just over a month after the Newtown school shooting, President Obama today revealed his ambitious gun control proposal.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann's favorite gun is the Bushmaster AR-15 used in Newtown [VIDEO]
But a day before the president announced what some are calling the "most expansive gun-cont ... More >>
The Vikings don't have to release information on how much money they
spent lobbying Minnesota in 2011, but the state's local governments do. Their lobbying tab for last year comes in at $8.3 million, according to a 386-page report
released Monday by the state auditor's office. That number's a 0.7 ... More >>
Walz's STOCK Act was a bipartisan hit, but House GOPers stripped out a key provision.Today, the U.S. House followed the Senate and passed a Congressional insider trading ban originally introduced by Mankato Democrat Tim Walz.The so-called STOCK Act proved extremely popular in both the chambers, w ... More >>
Minnesotans took over K Street todayProtesters from around the country occupied K Street this afternoon, including dozens of Minnesotans.
The demonstration was the combined effort of numerous groups joining up with OccupyDC to send a message against corporate money in politics. K Street is h ... More >>
"She's wonderful," says Bachmann's new stylist.Looking like Michele Bachmann doesn't come cheap.Bachmann spent $4,700 on hair and makeup in the last two weeks of June, according to Mother Jones. Using money from her political action committee, Bachmann made three payments to Tamara Robertson, a C ... More >>
Confused about who and what they wanted you to vote for?Two anti-gay marriage groups, one of them national and one based here in Minnesota, are being accused of hiding hundreds of thousands of dollars in lobbying expenditures during 2010.
Common Cause Minnesota filed complaints against the N ... More >>
Sean Hannity is now one of Michele Bachmann's sugar daddies.No one seriously thinks that Fox News gasbag Sean Hannity is fair and balanced when it comes to Rep. Michele Bachmann.
He makes stuff up to try and burnish her image. He prods her to run for the White House alongside Sarah Palin. A ... More >>
By his own estimation, retired tile contractor Dan Day's been knocking around DFL politics in the 6th congressional district since about 2002, and he's been working against Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann ever since volunteering for Patty Wetterling's failed campaign against the Stillwater c ... More >>
DNC says Pawlenty is showing he is just more of the same failed Republican policies. Weren't the Democrats criticizing Republicans last year for picking inexperienced and "mavericky" Sarah Palin? Can't argue both sides.
Arne Carlson's sudden announcement of support for the proposed U.S. settlement with cigarette manufacturers raises new questions about a vacation the governor and his wife took to Australia last year with Phillip Morris execs.