Another week, another third-party candidate fighting to debate. Last week, it was the Independence Party's gubernatorial candidate, Hannah Nicollet, who said she was planning to sue Hamline University because it refused to let her into its October 19 debate. This time, the fight's over Green Party ... More >>
Last Thursday, news broke that MNsure Executive Director April Todd-Malmlov took a two-week trip to Costa Rica late last month while the state health care exchange website she oversees struggled with a number of problems.RELATED: MN Jobs Coalition ad mocks MNsure director's tropical vacation [IMAGE] ... More >>
Five years after he was convicted of masterminding a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme, Tom Petters was back in court in St. Paul today trying to get his sentence reduced by 20 years.RELATED: Tom Petters, convicted Ponzi schemer, teaches fellow inmates business classes Petters was sentenced to 50 years ... More >>
Mark Dayton's first three years as governor has had their ups and downs. But if a new survey can be believed, it the eyes of Minnesotans, the bad slightly outweighs the good.SEE ALSO: Mark Dayton has some tough talk for Virginia and those damn Confederates According to a new KSTP/SurveyUSA poll ... More >>
In July, Michele Bachmann took heavy criticism for demanding that feds investigate the Muslin Brotherhood's alleged "deep penetration" into the U.S. Government. She provided little evidence other than to assert that the family of Huma Abedin, a deputy chief of staff for Secretary of State Hillary Cl ... More >>
Michele Bachmann may be unfactcheckable herself, but that isn't stopping her campaign from making the veracity of Jim Graves' ads an issue.SEE ALSO:-- New pro-Bachmann attack ad is so outrageous, it raised $8,000 for Jim Graves [VIDEO]-- Bachmann and Jim Graves now neck and neck as Michele's favorab ... More >>
As the GOP suffered the death of a thousand cuts last Tuesday, CP staffers captured scenes from the victory party that (mostly) wasn't
As I write this, a few minutes after midnight, the CNN results page has Tim Pawlenty holding a 7,000-vote lead with 77 percent of precincts reporting. The slowest reporting has come from the 8th District, in Iron Range counties. A few minutes ago, Pawlenty chief of staff David Gaither was on TV comp ... More >>
The importance of rooting out Zimmermann in a post 9/11 world.
Career advice for our lamest duck
Minneapolis police say the chase that ended in the deaths of two bystanders on I-94 was by-the-book. Some other cities are throwing out that book.