President Barack Obama will deliver remarks at St. Paul's Union Depot around 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon "to announce a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs and restore infrastructure as part of the President's Year of Action," a White House statement says.SEE ALSO: Obama ... More >>
On Tuesday, Bradlee Dean's lawyer, Larry Klayman, held his much-hyped "second American revolution" event in D.C.SEE ALSO: Bradlee's ministry is no moreHere's Raw Story's preview of the gathering:Right-wing activist Larry Klayman is so sure his long-planned "second American revolution" will succeed T ... More >>
If you had any doubt that ousting Michele Bachmann from the Intelligence Committee should be a no-brainer, check out this video.FROM LAST WEEK: Jim Graves will run again next year, setting up rematch with Bachmann [UPDATE] Bachmann, who remains on the committee despite a recent 200,000-person petiti ... More >>
The outspoken activist has a change of heart over the wide-reaching scope of laws she helped put into action
Barring a last-minute deal in D.C., this Friday will mark the beginning of $1.2 trillion in federal budget cuts that will be gradually implemented over the next decade.SEE ALSO: Minnesota's economic recovery driven by McJobs, not middle-class jobsAll states will be affected, some more than others. A ... More >>
When Obama announced his gun law reform agenda this morning, R.T. Rybak was at the White House.The Minneapolis mayor, who co-hosted a Regional Gun Summit here just last week, is in D.C. for the day to lobby in support of the president's proposal.See Also:- Andy Parrish says he has "no intention of a ... More >>
Presidential elections only happen once every four years, and that means getting exposed to a whole new potential dating pool group of people at the polls. There's just something about exercising our civic duty that gets us all hot and bothered, but we prefer stuffing our faces with junk food and wa ... More >>
Osama bin Laden is dead. His body was buried at sea. The White House and the Pentagon have photos of the U.S. raid on his compound in Pakistan, but they haven't released the pictures to the public. There's obviously a huge demand to see a photo or video of bin Laden with a bullet through his sk ... More >>
"Tom" Pawlenty spoke to New Hampshire Republicans.Tim Pawlenty has often said that name recognition is one of his main challenges when it comes to considering a White House run in 2012. Here's one way you can tell: CSPAN carried tape of T-Paw's speech last week to a group of New Hampshire GOP b ... More >>
Obama and Rybak discussed ways to combat radicalization of Somali youthMinneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak joined Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker and Columbus, Ohio, Mayor Michael Coleman at a White House meeting on Tuesday to talk about coping with terrorist groups recruiting people on American soi ... More >>
Bush's brain, revered Republican tactician, and Democratic bete noir Karl Rove will speak and sign copies of his White House memoir on Thursday, April 22, from noon to 2 p.m. at Smith Hall on the university's East Bank campus. Check out reviews of the book at the Washington Post, Los Angele ... More >>
Now he's in Florida. He's running for the White House as a Republican. And he's squiring around another teenage girl he met online.
The star of the eagerly-anticipated 2011 film Cheaper by the Dozen 3:The White House Wreck shall pick, and likely grin.
We celebrate the big names who've copped to their love of herb.
Using very kind words, Pawlenty said Palin shouldn't be "ruled out for future government service".
The Washington Post says to think of its new food blog as "freewheeling dinner party talk."
Bush to take Japanese PM to Graceland, Wisconsin farmer wants to memorialize Adolf Hitler, nanny sues surveillance company over hidden camera content, the Hulk sells used cars, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The Christian right puts the screws to the GOP, do more by working less, the Snakes on a Plane trailer, George Liquor sells root beer, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Olympic athletes get body armor, same-sex couples suffer defeat in New York, sci-fi crew recruitment quiz, tracking last-place Olympians, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
The Get Real City Pages Documentary Film Festival "brings a worthy slate each fall that has earned genuine film-snob bragging rights," says the Star Tribune. It's "a lifesaver for those discouraged by... manufactured reality programming," says the MN Daily, and it "may be the most consistently excel ... More >>
It has begun. And while I can't fully relate to those whose approach to the Minnesota Fringe is to treat is as a Lance Armstrong-worthy feat of endurance, I do appreciate the cheaper, shorter ideal of the festival. Last night I saw Mic Weinblatt's "Spare Parts", a really funny noir spoof, and word h ... More >>
My kingdom for a teleprompter! Here are a couple of unscripted exchanges from George W. Bush's public appearances on behalf of Social Security overhaul last month. You can see why the White House hates having to put the president with the people. Read the rest of 43 speaks
What is, and isn't, at stake in beating Bush
W gets in deeper on the guard question; The cover-up's the thing
And other questions from the campaign trail
1973 Nobel Prize Winner Henry Kissinger and friends.
Federal prosecutors have finally turned Jim Guy Tucker--the man who may know Bill and Hillary Clinton's Whitewater secrets.
The real outrage is that big money interests can purchase politicians and policy in ways that are perfectly legal.
Democrats and Republicans are happily engaged in a folie à deux to forestall any real congressional probe into campaign finances
Paul Wellstone, the Senate's most liberal member, has called the deal "a budget without a soul." Yet even Wellstone refuses to break with Clinton, for he fails to offer a systemic analysis of how it came to be.
Nor would she want to.