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-- Update at bottom; original post from morning of April 19 --Yesterday, we told you about how Andy Parrish is prepared to throw his old boss under the bus and corroborate allegations that Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign made unethical payments to Iowa Sen. Ken Sorenson.SEE ALSO: Michele Ba ... More >>
Andy Parrish served as Bachmann's congressional chief of staff, then moved on to work in the same role during her ill-fated presidential campaign. He played a significant role in engineering the shining achievement of that campaign -- Bachmann's August 2011 Ames straw poll victory.SEE ALSO: Jon Stew ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- David Carlson savages Kurt Bills in new ad, suggests he wouldn't have ended slavery-- Dave Wellstone calls Kurt Bills' homage to his father "completely disrespectful"-- Kurt Bills' creepy Staring at the Future political film is laughably bad [VIDEO]Kurt Bills is getting killed by Amy Klo ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- "Quick Kurt" Bills pays homage to "Fast Paul" Wellstone in new ad [VIDEOS]-- Kurt Bills' creepy Staring at the Future political film is laughably bad [VIDEO]Kurt Bills views his new "Quick Kurt" ad as an homage to a candidate who, like him, was a major underdog when running for U.S. Sena ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Kurt Bills' creepy Staring at the Future political film is laughably bad [VIDEO]-- Kurt Bills, MNGOP Rep., seeking Republican endorsement to challenge KlobucharKurt Bills is a Republican, so you'd think his advertising would pay homage to conservative icons like Ronald Reagan, Barry Gold ... More >>
Yesterday, we told you about GOP U.S. Senate endorsee Kurt Bills' jaw-droppingly bad campaign film trailer. New evidence suggests he may have felt compelled to try and upstage his Republican primary challenger, David Carlson.Carlson -- a 30-year-old, reportedly twice-divorced former Marine Corps Ser ... More >>
Today, state Rep. Kurt Bills, R-Rosemount, announced he is seeking the GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Amy Klobuchar this November.Bills, 42, a high school economic teacher and former Rosemount City Council members, will compete against former state Rep. Dan Severson and decorated war veteran Pe ... More >>
Santorum coming out of his jacketRick Santorum is coming to Minnesota tonight, which makes him the first presidential candidate to campaign in the state this year. Santorum's visit follows Ron Paul's recent television push in the state, as Paul has begun airing campaign ads for the Minnesota ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: Consistently crazy. Michele Bachmann's campaign ads have continued to be a mind-boggling facet of this presidential race. A couple months ago, she released four minutes of what looked like a bad Power Point presentation that made us think her campaign was running on fumes. ... More >>
Romney has three and a half times the support of Bachmann in New Hampshire.Take a deep breath, everyone. Michele Bachmann's wave of momentum seems to have crested, if not collapsed altogether. According to a just-released poll by the New Hampshire Journal, Ol' Crazy Eyes is running fourth in that ... More >>
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 >>
Michele Bachmann's got twice as many voters as Pawlenty... and a lot more money.Michele Bachmann has a narrow lead among Iowa Republicans heading into this weekend's Ames Straw Poll, according to Rasmussen Reports.Bachmann came in with 22 percent of Iowans, barely ahead of Mitt Romney's 21 percen ... More >>
Rarig Center, home of Radio KThose whippersnappers at Radio K have a lovely habit of inviting some pretty great artists to their studio (among other things). Their output is constant, and since it has been a spell since we gave them a look-see, we're doing just that.
Michele Bachmann left Tim Pawlenty in the dust in the wake of the New Hampshire Republican debate on Monday, not among Republicans in the Granite State, but also nationally, if you believe the polls. She's vaulted into second place behind Mitt Romney in both cases.
All seven Republicans, on the right.The Republican "debate" on CNN last night wasn't really a debate at all, it was a two-hour press conference in which seven candidates took turns trashing President Obama. No one expected anything different, really. All seven of them just wanted to cram int ... More >>
God's given her the all-clear.Michele Bachmann just spent the day in New Hampshire, glad handing around and attracting a bunch of reporters who treated her like a Sarah Palin stand in. Because right now, she's acting like a presidential candidate, as opposed to a biker chick. And she says Go ... More >>
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 >>
"Tom" Pawlenty spoke to New Hampshire Republicans.Tim Pawlenty has often said that name recognition is one of his main challenges when it comes to considering a White House run in 2012. Here's one way you can tell: CSPAN carried tape of T-Paw's speech last week to a group of New Hampshire GOP b ... More >>
T-Paw finds love in New Hampshire.Maybe Tim Pawlenty's media blitz is paying off after all. In New Hampshire, home of the first primary in the presidential race, just placed third in a GOP straw poll of possible White House contenders. He's behind Mitt Romney and Ron Paul, but ahead of Sara ... More >>
Tales from the basement.Maybe it's time for Tim Pawlenty to get his own TV reality show. Because what else is it going to take for him to eclipse the likes of Sarah Palin in GOP presidential contender polls? Maybe he can talk smokin' hot wife Mary into a Dancing With the Stars slot. She's g ... More >>
Jesse Ventura hangs with the mellow folk tonight.When we interviewed Jesse Ventura last year about his new show, "Conspiracy Theory," he certainly came off as a little paranoid. But not in a Cheech and Chong, flush-the-goods-down-the-toilet way. If anything, Ventura could have used some mel ... More >>
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.
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 >>
Time to dock the boat and get serious in New HampshireIs our governor serious about the 2012 presidential race? If he is, he'd better make tracks to New Hampshire, where his poll numbers among likely Republican voters can't seem to climb out of the basement. The latest WMUR/University of Ne ... More >>
T-Paw explains why he came in fourth in Conservative Political Action Conference's straw poll.
The governor sounds like he's turning his back on the teabaggers, not to mention Michele Bachmann.
The governor has been racking up a lot of frequent flyer miles lately, but not a lot of love.
Our former governor will delve into nefarious plots behind 9/11, global warming, mind control and more (much, much more...)
Franken's amendment prohibited the U.S. government from giving out contracts to companies that have clauses that make it impossible for employees to sue if they are raped at work.
Bachmann withdrawal can be a a tough thing to overcome, so that's why we present to you... Bachmann's Obama orgies! Bring it!
The Conservative Political Action Committee straw poll must have been a real blow to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's confidence this weekend. It turns out Republicans don't like him much.
We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.