Target's first-quarter earning report is Best Buy-esque, but the company doesn't think you should attribute that to the ongoing decline of big-box retail. Rather, it's winter's fault!SEE ALSO: Target renames "Orina" sandal after learning word means urine in Spanish [IMAGE]In the official first-quart ... More >>
Star Tribune journalists haven't received raises in more than five years, and they're beginning to speak out about it.SEE ALSO:-- Pioneer Press editor blasts Star Tribune writer for suggesting PiPress boycott
-- Star Tribune stands by Bachmann coverage, reporter's "butthurt" response to criticism
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A day after Republicans proposed a fiscal cliff counteroffer, Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison says a path to striking a deal before the end-of-year deadline is "more opaque."
"I think there should be a deal," Ellison told City Pages earlier today. "I think we do need a deal. But we're not going ... More >>
Chris Kluwe's year of winning continues -- weeks after playing a key role in defeating Minnesota's proposed same-sex marriage ban, the Vikings punter has been named Salon's Sexiest Man of 2012.Salon's eccentric Sexiest Men list is about "real men" who represent "more than Ryan Seacrest gross and gen ... More >>
Michele Bachmann and Jim Graves held their first debate yesterday in St. Cloud.SEE ALSO:-- Michele Bachmann says Romney is best presidential candidate because Obama is too wealthy-- Michele Bachmann is making shit up in her latest fundraising e-mail
It wasn't exactly an Ellison-Fields affair -- Gra ... More >>
You might say we're independent. Independent, not lonely. Or ahead of the curve, yeah, that's it. Because everybody's doing it: A full 27 percent of U.S. households -- 31 million, to be exact -- boast just one occupant. That's a three fold increase from 1950, when a mere 9 percent of households shel ... More >>
The stress of a moribund U.S. Senate campaign might be getting to Kurt Bills.SEE ALSO:-- Michael Brodkorb hates Kurt Bills, wants write-in MNGOP U.S. Senate candidate-- Kurt Bills' new ad takes Klobuchar's joke out of context, but what else do you expect? [VIDEO]-- Dave Wellstone calls Kurt Bills' h ... More >>
This morning, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare's so-called individual mandate is constitutional. Perhaps the big surprise was that Chief Justice John Roberts unexpectedly sided with the court's liberals.You probably already know that, but the information may co ... More >>
Protesters decried big bonuses paid to Wells Fargo executivesAbout 40 protesters marched from Occupy MN's "People's Plaza" to the Wells Fargo center this morning to blast the bank.
The protesters were accompanied by Michele Bachmann, John Kline and Erik Paulsen imitators, who stood behind th ... More >>
This week, Minneapolis will be witness to a confluence of local protest entities, starting today at 11 a.m., when organizers from TakeAction Minnesota will converge at the Government Plaza and try to woo Occupy MN participants into following them in a march to the Wells Fargo Center.
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Michele Bachmann doesn't care if you have no teeth and no money... but do you have some cash for her?Michele Bachmann's campaign, once a roaring fire that threatened to consume us all, has been reduced in the last few weeks to a small pile of burning embers. But that doesn't mean you won't still ... More >>
Veronica King: Left her sister to die on the floor.Veronica King abandoned her 71-year old sister after she had a stroke in their Madison, Wisconsin home. King didn't help Mary Coleman up, didn't call for medical help, didn't even bring her food.
Veronica's son Steven didn't help Coleman, either ... More >>
Bill O'Reilly picked on Bachmann in a way that Fox News normally doesn't.Michele Bachmann was on TV last night for a little plugging from her favorite channel, Fox News, and its most popular host, Bill O'Reilly. But instead of the typical "we're in this together, go get the black guy -- I mean ba ... More >>
Bachmann needed to vote against raising the debt ceiling, but not funding the FAA.Michele Bachmann, like the rest of congress, is on recess during the month of August. Normally, she'd spend recess on the swings or practicing her cheer routines.But this year, she's running for President of the Uni ... More >>
So this is kind of a weird time to be alive, when the President and the Republican Congressional leaders and the Democratic Congressional leaders are doing these press-conference showdowns where each faction is offer gentile smack-talk about the other factions, apparently en route to achieving a ... More >>
He's telling the truth. Trust him.It's the "Truth" tour:
Tim Pawlenty went to Iowa and told corn farmers they didn't deserve ethanol subsidies. He went to Florida and told the oldster-heavy state the Social Security and Medicare ride was over. And now he's telling Wall Street the bailout da ... More >>