Michelle Bachmann's spokesman blames the disclosure of a federal investigation into allegations Bachmann violated campaign finance rules during her ill-fated presidential run on "political adversaries in an attempt to disparage her reputation as a top target of the DCCC [Democratic Congressional Cam ... More >>
Last summer, Michele Bachmann was hit was a lawsuit alleging she was involved with the theft of a private email list from a computer in Iowa during her presidential campaign. Then, in January, former staffers went public with allegations Bachmann hadn't ponied up pay she still owed them.SEE ALSO: Mi ... More >>
It has been another week of scrumptious food and drink news here at the Hot Dish, as the Twin Cities dining scene continues to blossom. Here are a few of the week's top stories. ~We pay a visit to Union, the happening new place in downtown Minneapolis where craft cocktails and chef-dr ... More >>
We're making a splash with craft cocktails, definitely have a lot going on in the world of breweries, we get amazing turnout at beer festivals, and take pride in the fact that our new stadium has much more than just Bud Light on tap, but where does Minneapolis/St.Paul fall in the ranks of America's ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Bradlee Dean's dishonest fundraising may land him in hot water with the IRS-- Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has long record of association with Muslim Brotherhood'On a recent episode of his radio show, Bradlee Dean called Keith Ellison's office to ask the tough questions. Like, you kn ... More >>
Chris Fields: "Keith Ellison is militantly anti-America"
Chris Fields says Keith Ellison isn't doing enough for black people
With the election inching closer, GOP-endorsed Congressional candidate Chris Fields is upping the attack rhetoric, now accusing Keith Ellison of "reverse racism" ... More >>
Former Minnesota Congressman Vin Weber has had quite the career as a "revolving-door" D.C. lobbyist. But as one of Mitt Romney senior foreign-policy advisers, he's now under scrutiny for being a registered lobbyist for the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine.The ECFMU was founded in January by a se ... More >>
Newsweek's decision to include more profanity in the magazine is creating a bit of a shit-show. In recent years, public broadcasters have helped the beleaguered magazine increase its circulation by offering subscriptions in exchange for donations. But some broadcasters are now rethinking their re ... More >>
Ron Paul, for one, isn't overlooking the Minnesota GOP presidential caucus, coming up on February 7. Paul's campaign recently announced that it has purchased "substantial" airtime in Minnesota in advance of the oft-inconsequential event, which has added significance this year as Republicans conti ... More >>
This week's cover story, "The Fall of Michele Bachmann," features illustrations by local artist and author Ken Avidor, who also chronicled the Tom Petters trial for City Pages through comic strips a couple years ago.
As usual with Avidor, there's more than first meets the eye to his Bachmann art.
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Tim Pawlenty, Roger Ailes: Not seeing eye to... jowls.Tim Pawlenty wanted to be the latest in a slew of former, current, and future Republican presidential candidates to join the crew as an analyst at Fox News. But there was a complication. Pawlenty had already decided to throw his support behind ... More >>
Michele Bachmann debated, but did anyone listen?Breathe deep. It looks like it might all be passing now.At last night's Republican presidential debate, Michele Bachmann, once a centerpiece of the campaign and media darling, finally started receding from front-and-center and blending into the curt ... More >>
Bachmann gets her news from sources that haven't been easy on her lately.During the question and answer session at the National Press Club this afternoon, most of of Michele Bachmann's answers were predictable.Yes, she's still against raising the debt ceiling. Yes, she still thinks Fannie Mae and ... More >>
The Gingrich glitter shower in Minneapolis earns rave reviews.That humiliating Newt Gingrich glitter shower at the hands of local left-wing activist Nick Espinoza rated a mention on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Leno aired video of the prank, captured during a book signing for the Minnesota F ... More >>
David Carr gives a stand-out performance.Congratulations are in order for David Carr, once the editor of the Twin Cities Reader, who keeps clawing his way up the media food chain.
Carr beat drug addiction to pen a harrowing memoir. He carved out a media beat at The New York Times. Two years ... More >>
A pint of prevention is worth...uh....nevermind.The Daily Beast collected statistics on alcohol use and abuse to rank the nation's most drunk metropolises. Minneapolis ranked 11th, based on the following data:
Photo: kla4067MSP: It seems to peaceful from a distance.Add this to the joy of flying during the upcoming holidays: A new survey finds that Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport's performance ranks even worse nationally than it did last year.
That's food for thought while you're waiting ... More >>