Roger Moe

  • News

    January 2, 2013

    When will gay marriage be legal in Minnesota?

    After 42 years, the same-sex marriage debate in Minnesota might finally come to a close

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Tom Emmer again trails Democrats, this time in Star Tribune poll

    Mark Dayton showed the widest lead over Tom Emmer in the Star Tribune poll​Republican candidate for governor Tom Emmer has again come up with the short end of the stick in a statewide poll compared to his Democratic rivals. A Star Tribune poll released over the weekend shows Mark Dayton, Marga ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2006

    R.I.P.: The 2006 Political Boneyard

    Many fell and few are likely to rise again

  • News

    August 30, 2006

    Running Man

    Keith Ellison, the DFL's endorsee for Congress in the Fifth District, has spent the summer countering attacks from Republicans—and Democrats. What made him everyone's favorite target?

  • News

    July 5, 2006

    The Spoiler

    Consultant and candidate Hutchinson won't "shock the world"—but will he tip the race for gov?

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Becky Lourey wants you

    Can a gun–toting Gold Star mom and state senator topple Tim Pawlenty?

  • News

    July 6, 2005

    The Shutdown Showdown

    For once, Minnesota Dems take a hard line with Pawlenty

  • News

    January 26, 2005
  • News

    December 15, 2004

    The Incredible Vanishing Deficit

    A new state law proves that figures don't lie, but liars figure

  • News

    January 28, 2004

    Capitol Offenses

    State legislators are poised for a spending spree--on stadiums and prisons

  • News

    June 4, 2003

    Death by a Thousand Cuts

    How does Minnesota's fresh-minted 2003 budget make this a meaner place? Let us count the ways

  • News

    May 7, 2003
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    February 5, 2003

    Tim Pawlenty's New Deal

    How Minnesota's new governor set the table for this year's budget-slashing "crisis" in state healthcare spending

  • News

    November 13, 2002

    Wasn't That a Party

    At DFL headquarters, election night turned into another wake

  • Columns

    November 6, 2002

    The Speech Heard Round the World

    Did Minnesota ride a Republican wave, or create one?

  • News

    October 30, 2002

    Every Goodbye Ain't Gone

    Wellstone Remembered

  • News

    July 17, 2002
  • Books

    July 17, 2002

    Party On

    Without Ventura, the Independence Party may come of age

  • News

    July 10, 2002
  • Books

    June 19, 2002

    Worse for Wear

    Did GOP delegates destroy their nominee's chances?

  • Books

    May 8, 2002

    Left Behind

    The DFL plods out of the gate in the governor's race

  • News

    April 10, 2002
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    March 6, 2002

    The Circus Came to Town

    So much debt, so little leadership

  • News

    March 6, 2002

    The Ascent of a Politician

    On the inside looking out, can Jesse Ventura win as a responsible renegade?

  • Books

    February 28, 2001

    The Digital Divide

    Public TV's capitol pledge drive

  • Books

    October 13, 1999

    Burning Down the House

    Jesse lit the fire. Now a group of legislators prepare to feed the unicameral blaze.

  • News

    June 9, 1999

    The Man Behind the Mind

    Budget brawls and bulldog farts. Shock jocks and Satan's Cheerleaders. Jesse Ventura stars in the season's political blockbuster, but First Flack John Wodele directs the show.

  • News

    March 3, 1999

    See You In Court

    Five years ago Mike Hatch was just another failed politician. Then a dying woman walked into his office, and a crusade was born.

  • Books

    October 7, 1998

    Borrowed Time

    Skip Humphrey has spent years building a politically connected staff in the attorney general's office. Now it's payback time.

  • News

    September 2, 1998

    One More Time

    They say people who fish and farm can't elect a governor anymore. Tell that to Doug Johnson

  • Books

    July 29, 1998

    The Junge and the Restless

    DFL endorsement was su.pposed to catapult Ember Reichgott Junge to the top of the primary heap, but insiders say the AG candidate's campaign is sinking like a lead balloon

  • Books

    June 10, 1998

    Party Animus

    With the outcome all but determined on the first ballot, last weekend's DFL convention in St. Cloud was about as civilized as a war could get

  • News

    March 25, 1998

    They Shoot, They Score!

    The Minnesota Wild hockey hoo-ha is a high-stakes political power game featuring a lineup of heavy hitters--and you can't tell the players without this City Pages program.

  • News

    March 25, 1998

    Thin Ice

    "The troubling part comes when you look at your market: It's too small to support two major facilities plus the Metrodome and all your other smaller venues."

  • News

    March 4, 1998

    The Player

    From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.

  • News

    October 22, 1997

    Four More Years in Saint Paul?

    Norm Coleman's glitzy deals have charmed business and the press. But guess who's left holding the bag.

  • News

    September 24, 1997
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    May 28, 1997

    High Expectations

    Paranoia causes the Legislature to do an about-face on industrial hemp production.

  • News

    March 26, 1997

    Hemp and Hype

    Will anti-drug hysteria give way to the lust of profit?

  • News

    November 20, 1996

    Is Skip Running for Governor on State Time?

    Leaked memos suggest Humphrey aides advised using the resources of the attorney general's office to launch his gubernatorial bid; a Humphrey representative denies the plan was ever put into effect.

  • Books

    November 6, 1996