As a young radical, Norm Coleman protested the Vietnam War. Now his support for the Iraq quagmire may swallow his political career.
What would a lawyer do to clear his client of child sex abuse charges?
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 >>
Can a gun–toting Gold Star mom and state senator topple Tim Pawlenty?
Strip clubs win a fight in courts, lose one at lege
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?
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
Court of appeals agrees: City Pages can examine tobacco settlement records
It's time the republican think tank center of the American experiment lost its tax-exempt status
Earn $150 to $450 an hour!
A few days at the races with St. Paul mayoral candidate Jay Benanav
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
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?
Five years ago Mike Hatch was just another failed politician. Then a dying woman walked into his office, and a crusade was born.
He's been thrown out of court on his ear, but Roger Conant is still railing about the legal fees from the tobacco settlement
Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?
Jerome Smith says his Payne Avenue office is simply a phone-dispatch center. So why are the neighbors all hot and bothered?
Chances are, what you do in bed is criminal
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.
Skip Humphrey has spent years building a politically connected staff in the attorney general's office. Now it's payback time.
Hennepin County leads the next round of tobacco litigation
They say people who fish and farm can't elect a governor anymore. Tell that to Doug Johnson
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
From traditional reels to Celt rave-ups, local Irish music addresses the troubled times of its homeland
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
In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.
Millions of tobacco-industry documents find a home in the crammed back rooms of the Depot
The battle over the Office of Technology has ended. The bureaucrats won.
Some people compare Norm Coleman to Ronald Reagan. They have a point.
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.
State ethics officials use fuzzy logic to dismiss complaints about Gov. Arne Carlson's Cigarette-Company Junket
Charges of gerrymandering continue to plague north Minneapolis'S fifth ward.
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.
A key hire by the Dayton campaign marks the start of the gubernatorial sweepstakes
Owners of Village Voice buy City Pages, topple statue of Lenin.
Minnesota pols never stand so tall as when they loom over black youths.
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.
In the wake of Najarian and Shabazz, the U.S. attorney and former DFL prodigy finds his once-bright political future in question.