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  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Mitt Romney is Tim Pawlenty's sugar daddy

    About two months after he exited the Republican presidential race, Pawlenty for President announced it had outstanding debts of about $454,000.Those debts are now paid off, thanks in large part to Pawlenty's sugar daddy and the presumptive 2012 GOP presidential nominee, Mitt Romney. USA Today report ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Bradlee Dean's troupe to Iowa public school: Homosexual lifestyle 'literally kills' gays [VIDEO]

    ​Bradlee Dean's Junkyard Prophet troupe is getting beaten up in the national press following an over-the-line presentation at the Dunkerton, Iowa public high school last week.Dean apparently gave a relatively uncontroversial presentation at the school about a decade ago, and was invited back to ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Howard Stern attacks Michele Bachmann over Anoka-Hennepin suicides [AUDIO]

    ​Howard Stern lit into Michele Bachmann on his Sirius satellite radio show in the wake of the Rolling Stone article on the spate of teen suicides in the Anoka-Hennepin school district."The amazing thing to me--I'm watching these debates, the Republican debates--this Michele Bachmann and Rick Sant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Ron Paul glitterbombed at Minneapolis Convention Center [VIDEO]

    There's something in the air the night before the caucus. ​As Republican candidates descended on our fair state for today's caucus, the glitter was inevitably not far behind. At a campaign rally in downtown Minneapolis last night, Congressman Ron Paul became the latest conservative presidential c ... More >>

  • News

    January 25, 2012

    Victoria Jackson: Tea Party princess

    From SNL to the rabid right of modern politics

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Poll: Minnesota is Gingrich territory

    Somehow, Newt is more popular than Romney even with MN women.​Minnesota is Newt Gingrich territory. That's the conclusion emerging from a new Public Policy Polling poll of likely Republican voters in the state.The poll, conducted last weekend, just over two weeks ahead of the February 7 Minnesota ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Michele Bachmann bombs in Iowa caucus, finishes in sixth place [UPDATED]

    Michele Bachmann did not get the miracle she was praying for in Iowa Tuesday night. With 99 percent of votes tallied in the Iowa caucus, Bachmann has officially finished in a distant sixth place, losing to every candidate but John Huntsman, who didn't even campaign for the event. Former Pennsylv ... More >>

  • News

    January 4, 2012

    Michele Bachmann falls from grace

    From top GOP contender to bottom of the barrel

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Kent Sorenson betrayed Bachmann for 30 silver shekels, she claims

    ​Michele Bachmann's hopes for an improbable late rally in Iowa received the unkindest cut of all.  Yesterday, apparently just hours removed from campaigning with Bachmann, her Iowa campaign co-chairman pulled a Brutus and publicly threw his support behind Ron Paul.Et tu, Kent Sorenson? 

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Donald Trump calls Michele Bachmann disloyal for skipping Iowa debate

    Michele Bachmann - Donald Trump 2012?​Michele Bachmann is now the fifth Republican candidate to announce she will not participate in the December 27 debate in Des Moines, Iowa, and Donald Trump is not taking it well. Trump, who is slated to moderate the debate, said he was "very disappointed" in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Perez Hilton to Minnesotans: Don't let Michele Bachmann "brainwash" you

    Perez Hilton stands with Minnesotans United for All Families.​Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton came out against Minnesota's gay marriage amendment this afternoon and took shots at Michele Bachmann on his blog. Hilton made a direct appeal to Minnesotans not to discriminate against gay people in our c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Michele Bachmann, other Republican candidates won't say the word "Minnesota"

    Michele Bachmann won't talk about us. Is it something we said?​Michele Bachmann will never forget where she came from. Wait, she's from Iowa, right?A new analysis of the last handful of Republican debates shows that certain states keep coming up as a topic of conversation. Among the nine major Rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty rejected by Fox News for support of Mitt Romney

    Tim Pawlenty, Roger Ailes: Not seeing eye to... jowls.​Tim Pawlenty wanted to be the latest in a slew of former, current, and future Republican presidential candidates to join the crew as an analyst at Fox News. But there was a complication. Pawlenty had already decided to throw his support behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty: How to get rich by running for president for three months

    Tim Pawlenty: Sad, but rich.​Anyone feeling bad for Tim Pawlenty in the days since he pulled out of the presidential race -- well, don't.Pawlenty turned his bid for the Republican nomination into a pretty lucrative side gig for the first half of 2011, according to financial disclosure forms releas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2011

    Michele Bachmann wins Ames, Iowa straw poll

    Michele Bachmann in the White House just got one step closer to reality.​Michele Bachmann won today's straw poll in Ames, Iowa, edging out Ron Paul by just 150 votes as well as former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, who finished in third.Bachmann's win grants her instant political legitimacy and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Michele Bachmann signs hate group's anti-gay marriage pledge

    Michele Bachmann and her husband Marcus, heterosexual crusaders.​Shocking no one, Michele Bachmann signed a pledge from the National Organization of Marriage, promising to do everything she can to keep gay people from being happily married. In the recent past, Bachmann's gotten in a spot of troubl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Bachmann to debate on Twitter, Pawlenty bows out

    Pawlenty won't show off his excellent Twittering tomorrow.​Crippling headaches won't keep Michele Bachmann from participating in the first-ever "Twitter debate" tomorrow. Tim Pawlenty, who feels no pain, will sit this one out, along with the Mormons -- Mitt Romney and Jon Hunstmaan -- and the cran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Michele Bachmann's miscarriage: 23 foster children explained

    ​Michele Bachmann has long bolstered her family values bona fides in political campaigns with the story of how she and her husband Marcus raised 23 foster children along with their five biological kids. Now she's explaining why they took on the challenge -- but again in the context of helping ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty easy favorite in National Association of Evangelicals poll

    Tim and Mary Pawlenty on the Christian Broadcasting Network earlier this year.​All his tack-to-the-hard right rhetoric with right wing Christian TV and radio shows is paying off. In the battle for God - or a conservative evangelical God anyway -- Tim Pawlenty appears to have the upper hand. L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann will debate in New Hampshire

    So friendly looking.​Will he call her a "pain in the ass" and threaten to "rip her lungs out" in person? Will she remember to look into the right camera and get her Revolutionary War history straight? Those questions and more may be answered when Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty show up fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Michele Bachmann's getting antsy: "We may move that up"

    "We may move that up."​Huckabuck's out of the GOP presidential race. The Donald took his hair and went home. Rick Santorum's accusing former POW John McCain of failing to understand the need for torture. Serial philanderer Newt Gingrich is imploding over Medicare. Could the GOP field get any c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Bachmann "all but in" presidential race now that Huckabee is out

    Michele Bachmann thinks the Huckster's given her an opening.​We still don't know if Michele Bachmann is smarter than a high school sophomore, but she's pretty much convinced herself that she's presidential material now that Fox News yakker Mike Huckabee has abandoned the 2012 presidential race ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty debates on Fox: What he said

    Pawlenty appeared with the also-rans.​Tim Pawlenty showed up last night in South Carolina to debate four other also-rans in the GOP presidential race: Herman Cain, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, and Gary Johnson. They didn't actually debate, of course. No one debates at debates anymore: They speech ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty calls out GOP presidential poseurs

    Tim Pawlenty faces the also-rans.​Tim Pawlenty wanted to look like bona fide presidential material tonight on Fox News, facing down the likes of Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee and Newt Gingrich in a GOP debate from South Carolina. But those folks are not showing up. Neither is Michele Bachmann, n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Rep. Bob Barrett relies on Rick Santorum for abortion advice

    Rep. Bob Barrett.​A House committee has just passed a bill outlawing abortion after 20 weeks, one of nine anti-abortion measures currently under consideration in the Republican-controlled Legislature. Abortions like these are rare in Minnesota; about one-half of one percent of the total each ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Keith Ellison accuses Tim Pawlenty of drinking "the Kool-Aid"

    Keith Ellison: T-Paw's a phoney.​Who is Tim Pawlenty? Recent polls suggest that few Republicans know or care when it comes to the 2012 presidential race. And a lot of Minnesotans are scratching their heads as he moves further and further to the right to court tea partiers. Now comes Rep. Keit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Obama thrashes Pawlenty in NBC-Wall Street Journal poll

    What does T-Paw have to do to get noticed?​Fancy campaign videos can only get a guy so far. If the presidential election were held today, Barack Obama would beat Tim Pawlenty in a landslide, 50-31 percent, according to a new poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News. T-Paw would likely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann shellacked in CPAC poll

    Bachmann and Pawlenty get no love at CPAC.​Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty made a lot of media noise at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. But down where the rubber meets the road -- the event's presidential straw poll -- both Minnesotans slipped and fell i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty eighth in new GOP presidential poll

    Pawlenty appeared on "The Daily Show" last week.​Tim Pawlenty spent a week-long media blitz in support of his new book and presidential ambitions, chatting up everyone from Jon Stewart to Bryan Fischer. But it's hard to get the attention of the Republican base when you're facing off against a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty hits near bottom in Iowa poll

    ​A new poll by an Iowa website that calls itself a place for news about Republicans, by Republicans, finds Tim Pawlenty so low in the standings of presidential hopefuls that, to go any lower, his popularity would have to be described in terms of fractions.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Tim Pawlenty again trails badly in a New Hampshire poll

    ​Tim Pawlenty has been making the media rounds, giving speeches and spreading campaign cash in the Granite State, but New Hampshire Republicans just don't seem to care when it comes to his potential race for the White House. He finds just 3 percent support there in a new Public Policy Polling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Michele Bachmann, citing Glenn Beck, might end Social Security

    She says, "Whoever our nominee is, is going to have to have a Glenn Beck chalkboard and explain to everybody this is the way it is."

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    September 7, 2005
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    May 4, 2005
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    March 2, 2005

    Slippage

    Ignorance is.... A) Guaranteed by the Bill Of Rights; B) Evidence that our schools are working; C) Bliss

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    Brother from Another Planet

    Gay bookstore A Brother's Touch thrived when queer culture existed behind closed doors. What it couldn't survive was life in the mainstream

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