Is it possible to understand our state's politics? You betcha.
Facebook has agreed to shut down Scrabulous for American and Canadian users. The application ceased functioning this morn ... More >>
In her role as Hennepin County attorney, Amy Klobuchar has probably alienated a good number of youthful offenders. That's the fate of any prosecutor. But if you believe the results of the Star Tribune's latest Minnesota Poll, Klobuchar's problems with the younger demographic run much deeper than tha ... More >>
Don't look now, but Karl Rove's on a grand jury hot seat Coming off the 4th of July holiday, all eyes in media are fixed on the massing armies of lobbyists and special pleaders set to do battle over Sandra Day O'Connor's seat on the Supreme Court. But there's a story coming up beneath it with the p ... More >>
No White House since Richard Nixon's has loathed the press as avidly as the Bush crew does. So it was a bit of dreary irony yesterday when Time magazine announced it would turn over to the government a staff reporter's notes on confidential sources: In this matter, the administration is nearly a ... More >>
Profilers, Prozac, and Plame In the Strib: A relatively thoughtful--and surprisingly unsensational--tour of Jeff Weise's psyche through the window of his many posts to internet sites; a token, witless "profiling" story (is there an FBI profile of children who grow up to be insipid reporters?); go ... More >>
How "Bush's Brain" hijacked Washington, D.C. and politics-as-usual
Time to go after Bush/Cheney ground zero: National security
W gets in deeper on the guard question; The cover-up's the thing
In recent weeks, the press and some Democrats have finally taken up a critical White House deception about Iraq and uranium. What took them so long? And what about all the other lies?
Wings sprinkled with fairy dust. Free-falling sex. A bite that can kill. Meet Minnesota's favorite insect -- and the men who adore it.
As evidence of public disgust mounts, Congress and the White House are continuing to stonewall on campaign finance reform