As U.S. Senator, Grams actually approved of Clinton going after bin Laden in 1998, but blunted that support with direct reference to movie "Wag the Dog."
Caught by a caricature, public urination leniency, why nobody reads your blog, naughty Bert, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
A week after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, we've heard from politicians, pundits, survivors, aid workers, and editorialists. Here are just a few of the notable comments coming out of the tragedy... "We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did." -- Re ... More >>
THESE DAYS The Navy has hired Houston-based Halliburton Co. to restore electric power, repair roofs and remove debris at three naval facilities in Mississippi damaged by Hurricane Katrina. When tragedy strikes, our nation once again asks, how can we give Halliburton more money??? President Bush ha ... More >>
The Drudge Report has the scoop from subscription-only Roll Call about Mississippi Republican Sen. Trent Lott's new autobiography, Herding Cats (soon to be a major motion picture starring Meg Ryan and John Cusack). It seems Strom Thurmond's biggest fan is a bit miffed at Senate Majority Leader Bill ... More >>
Chuck Olsen takes the first-person doc into the blogosphere
How "Bush's Brain" hijacked Washington, D.C. and politics-as-usual
Taking a page from Norm Coleman's playbook
Lott's sin: He was sooo old-school
Tennessee Williams's directions on burning down the house
The never-ending showdown between a relentless poetic provocateur and the back-patting literary establishment that shudders at the very sound of his name
Fred Phelps and federal lawmakers blast homosexuals
When Gays Go Hetero, the Consequences Can Be Anything But Redemptive
Are we really ready to declare ourselves post gay?
Oscar Wilde on Broadway, Lesbian Opera at Lincoln Center, Sparky the Gay Dog on TV. Be Careful What You Wish For.
Gambling-rich tribes opposing a casino in Hudson--including the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota and the Mille Lacs Chippewa--hired heavy-hitting lobbyist Patrick O'Connor, who personally spoke to the president about the matter at a fundraiser in Minneapolis.
The budget deal is chock-full of outrageous considerations for corporations bought with campaign cash.
Democrats and Republicans are happily engaged in a folie à deux to forestall any real congressional probe into campaign finances
As evidence of public disgust mounts, Congress and the White House are continuing to stonewall on campaign finance reform
There's less to the House minority leader's budget opposition than meets the eye
Paul Wellstone: a wrestler in Washington