Skip Humphrey

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Coleman suing Franken for false attacks

    Sen. Norm Coleman's campaign said they are suing their opponent Al Franken for false attacks against him. They will submit the ... More >>

  • News

    September 5, 2007

    War Torn

    As a young radical, Norm Coleman protested the Vietnam War. Now his support for the Iraq quagmire may swallow his political career.

  • News

    July 11, 2007

    Devil's Advocate

    What would a lawyer do to clear his client of child sex abuse charges?

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2006

    Steve and Sharon: The AG Primary Surprises

    Of all the weird curves primary voters could have thrown last night, the respective Republican and DFL races for Attorney General top the list. Who would have predicted that perennial candidate Sharon Anderson would score a higher percentage of her party's votes on the Republican side than DFL endor ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Becky Lourey wants you

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

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Invasion of the Booty Snatchers

    Strip clubs win a fight in courts, lose one at lege

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2006

    The quest for Sabo's seat

    With the DFL endorsement of Keith Ellison to run for Martin Sabo's congressional post, the race itself would seem to be a foregone conclusion. But is it?

  • News

    January 11, 2006

    United He Stands

    In the past seven years the Minnesota attorney general's office has earned a rep as one of the country's toughest HMO watchdogs. So does it matter that Matt Entenza, the DFL's heir apparent to the job, is married to one of the most powerful executives in

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    We Smoked 'Em

    Court of appeals agrees: City Pages can examine tobacco settlement records

  • News

    December 25, 2002

    This Is a Charity?

    It's time the republican think tank center of the American experiment lost its tax-exempt status

  • News

    August 29, 2001

    Learn Public Relations

    Earn $150 to $450 an hour!

  • Books

    April 25, 2001

    Here We Go A-Caucusing

    A few days at the races with St. Paul mayoral candidate Jay Benanav

  • News

    November 8, 2000

    Smoke and Mirrors

    Two years after picking billions of dollars out of Big Tobacco's pocket, state officials are still having trouble polishing their next trick: Figuring out how to spend it

  • Books

    August 30, 2000

    Invisible Man

    Jerry Janezich is staking his U.S. Senate campaign on a populist message and the DFL endorsement. But will any of that matter without TV ads?

  • News

    March 8, 2000
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    March 31, 1999
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    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

    February 3, 1999

    Nicotine Fit

    He's been thrown out of court on his ear, but Roger Conant is still railing about the legal fees from the tobacco settlement

  • News

    January 6, 1999

    Is He Nuts?

    Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?

  • Books

    December 2, 1998

    Shake Your Booty

    Jerome Smith says his Payne Avenue office is simply a phone-dispatch center. So why are the neighbors all hot and bothered?

  • Feature

    December 1, 1998

    Unnatural Law

    Chances are, what you do in bed is criminal

  • News

    October 21, 1998

    Because They Can

    Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.

  • News

    October 7, 1998
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    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.

  • Books

    September 23, 1998

    Sue 'Em if You Got 'Em

    Hennepin County leads the next round of tobacco litigation

  • News

    September 9, 1998
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    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

  • Arts

    June 17, 1998

    The Pluck of the Irish

    From traditional reels to Celt rave-ups, local Irish music addresses the troubled times of its homeland

  • 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

  • Feature

    June 1, 1998
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    June 1, 1998

    Out With Clout

    In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.

  • News

    May 6, 1998

    Trial by Paper

    Millions of tobacco-industry documents find a home in the crammed back rooms of the Depot

  • News

    April 1, 1998

    Lost in Cyberspace

    The battle over the Office of Technology has ended. The bureaucrats won.

  • News

    February 11, 1998

    Norm's Conquest

    Some people compare Norm Coleman to Ronald Reagan. They have a point.

  • News

    January 21, 1998

    If You Got 'Em

    With only three ashtrays to serve everyone where Minnesota's anti-tobacco suit is being heard, courthouse janitors have their work cut out for them.

  • News

    November 26, 1997

    Puff Daddies

    State ethics officials use fuzzy logic to dismiss complaints about Gov. Arne Carlson's Cigarette-Company Junket

  • News

    November 19, 1997

    Know When to Say When

    Charges of gerrymandering continue to plague north Minneapolis'S fifth ward.

  • News

    October 15, 1997

    Marlboro Man

    Arne Carlson's sudden announcement of support for the proposed U.S. settlement with cigarette manufacturers raises new questions about a vacation the governor and his wife took to Australia last year with Phillip Morris execs.

  • News

    April 30, 1997

    Guv Groupies

    A key hire by the Dayton campaign marks the start of the gubernatorial sweepstakes

  • News

    February 26, 1997
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    February 17, 1997


    Owners of Village Voice buy City Pages, topple statue of Lenin.

  • News

    January 8, 1997

    The Gubernatorial Gang

    Minnesota pols never stand so tall as when they loom over black youths.

  • 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.

  • News

    March 6, 1996

    The Trials of David Lillehaug

    In the wake of Najarian and Shabazz, the U.S. attorney and former DFL prodigy finds his once-bright political future in question.