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  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Barack Obama zings Michele Bachmann during White House correspondents' dinner [VIDEO]

    Barack Obama got a laugh or two at Michele Bachmann's expense Saturday night during his White House correspondents' dinner speech.SEE ALSO: Dana Wessel's fake Obama quote reprinted without attribution in San Jose Mercury News The president began by noting he's not "the strapping young Muslim sociali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Mary Franson, Phyllis Kahn introduce bill to legalize industrial hemp production

    Yesterday, Rep. Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) and Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL-Minneapolis) teamed up to introduce a bill that would develop and regulate industrial hemp production in Minnesota.As it stands now, hemp -- marijuana's big, non-psychoactive sister  -- is banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Kurt Bills, GOP Senate candidate, says he'd support tax increase, fight Grover Norquist

    The stress of a moribund U.S. Senate campaign might be getting to Kurt Bills.SEE ALSO:-- Michael Brodkorb hates Kurt Bills, wants write-in MNGOP U.S. Senate candidate-- Kurt Bills' new ad takes Klobuchar's joke out of context, but what else do you expect? [VIDEO]-- Dave Wellstone calls Kurt Bills' h ... More >>

  • News

    August 1, 2012

    For-profit colleges swindle students

    Education comes second to institutional income at a steep price

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Michele Bachmann's five most regrettable expenses

    ​Michele Bachmann's campaign is fading fast. If you squint, it disappears completely.That's partly because Bachmann's poll numbers have moved from the basement to the underground bunker. And it doesn't help that her staffers are beginning to pack up and move away for greener, saner pastures. But, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Al Franken and Rand Paul: The New Odd Couple

    Franken and Paul.​We thought it was pretty funny when we heard that liberal warrior Sen. Al Franken was going to serve as mentor for freshly-minted Kentucky tea party Sen. Rand Paul. The relationship had all the makings of The Odd Couple, with Franken in the role of Felix, all buttoned down, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Al Franken's stuck with me, Rand Paul tells David Letterman [VIDEO]

    Al Franken and Rand Paul, Senate buddies.​In the strangest pairing since Oscar met Felix in The Odd Couple, Al Franken and Rand Paul were thrown together earlier this year by the Senate's mentoring program. Franken's the mentor, in case you missed it--or were wondering.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Al Franken will mentor Rand Paul

    Al Franken will be Rand Paul's Democratic mentor.​Right-wingers concerned about their favored politicians drinking the Capitol Hill Kool-Aid instead of the tea must be gagging over this news: Freshman GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky wants our very own liberal firebrand Al Franken to be his Democrat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    "No Negro's Allowed" at Mark Prior's Wisconsin "gentlemens club"

    "No Negro's Allowed"​Mark Prior has cheesed off a lot of folks in Abbotsford, Wis., and not just because he wants to open a strip joint right next to City Hall and the library. The real issue is that he posted a "No Negro's Allowed" sign on the front door of the property. (Yes, we see that he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Michele Bachmann's Tea Party Caucus

    Michele Bachmann's House Tea Party Caucus​Crazy Congresswoman Michele Bachmann filed paperwork yesterday to form the House Tea Party Caucus.Bachmann claims that she started the Tea Party Caucus "to promote Americans' call for fiscal responsibility, adherence to the Constitution, and limited govern ... More >>