Some defense attorneys think a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Wednesday could affect thousands of pending DWI cases here in Minnesota.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Supreme Court rules you can legally drunk-drive Segways The 8-1 ruling held that in most situations, law enforcement officers cannot force a dru ... More >>
Coping with the old-boy's clubShe's already peeved at the sexism in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor, and the current debate over Elena Kagan for a similar appointment, so maybe this isn't too surprising: According to a new book by Terrence Samuel, "The Upper House: ... More >>
Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken voiced strong support this morning for President Barack Obama's nomination this morning of Solicitor General Elena Kagan as the next justice for the U.S. Supreme Court. Both senators sit on the judiciary committee, wh ... More >>
Long before Joe Basel was arrested in Louisiana, he and his cohorts were already traveling the country filming investigative journalism stunts. Here are five of the best.
The U.S. Senate today confirmed Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Our very own Sen. Al Franken presided over the vote.
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If there's one way to truly date yourself as a white male bigot, Pat Buchanan nailed that viewpoint straight on the head last night on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show.
Sonia Sotomayor was finally stumped by our very own Sen. Al Franken.
We have to admit Franken's first day questioning Sotomayor was "pretty cool".
Al Franken, who will likely be sworn in as Minnesota senator next week, has all eyes on him, even those pesky lobbyists who see him as potentially naive and impressionable.
In another example of Al Franken's fun game of pretend senator, the wanna-be sent out a statement this morning responding to President Obama's nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Now that we've heard what self-described "Sen.-elect" Al Franken has to say about President Obama's pick of Sonia Sotomayor, let's see what the real elected officials have to say about the nomination.