Yesterday, the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board hit the Senate DFL caucus with a $100,000 fine for illegally coordinating activity between DFL candidates who were running for Senate seats last year.SEE ALSO: MNGOP accuses DFL of "using racist tactics" by darkening photo of Repu ... More >>
Both Michele Bachmann and Jim Graves decide not to vie for the 6th District
On October 23, the Brainerd Dispatch published a letter to the editor written by a self-proclaimed Democrat named Stephen Sundquist.SEE ALSO:-- Fargo-Moorhead Forum publishes comically sexist 'war against men' letter to the editor-- Mike Parry falsely claims Faribault Daily News' endorsement; gets s ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- GOP Reps. Erik Paulsen and John Kline taking heat for supporting "forcible rape" language-- Erik Paulsen glitter-bombed [VIDEO]-- No one wants to talk to Erik PaulsenU.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen, R-Eden Prairie, won't debate his Democratic challenger. So if he won't let his positions on the is ... More >>
Netroots Nation comes to Minneapolis
Rep. Michele Bachmann is the newest member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Republican Hypocrisy Hall of Fame.
Al Franken is playing senator again today with a visit to Washington, D.C. to chill with the elected Democrats in office.
Reid said the Senate Democratic leaders were ready to seat Franken as soon as April if the contest continues to drag on, but Coleman should be the hero and concede.
A Dartmouth study of the Minnesota Senate recount shows more evidence that undervotes in the race could favor Al Franken in his ... More >>
Sen. Joe Lieberman came to the defense of buddy Sen. Norm Coleman after Democrats accused him of no ... More >>
Al Franken is caught in another comedic mess. This time he's being accused of contributing content to Saturd ... More >>
Tomorrow I take to the air headed for the Democratic National Convention. The hope is to document the happenings, offering a preview of what we're in for in a little over a week when the Elephants come to town.
5th Congressional District, DFL: 41% Keith Ellison, 31% Mike Erlandson, 21% Ember Reichgott Junge, 5% Paul Ostrow...
Estimated cost of hosting Democratic Convention in NOLA: $70 million Estimated benefits of the last DNC convention in Boston: $50-$100 million And those were described in the City Pages article linked above as "grossly inflated." More at Demconwatch.
Is a national convention a good idea for the Twin Cities, or just its pols?
The Harris Poll released on November 17 contains the lowest approval rating for George W. Bush yet logged by any major survey firm: 34 percent, compared to 65 percent disapproval. That's down 16 points from Bush's 50 percent approval a year ago, around the time he was re-elected. And it's 14 points ... More >>
Why does Howard Dean's own party consider him the most dangerous character in Washington?
And other questions from the campaign trail
Why We Should All Give Up on the Democrats: A Polemical Essay
Why is Gregory Gray so important to Paul Wellstone?
Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?
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.
Throwing more poor kids onto the social trash heap while making a present of $50 billion to the nicotine merchants hasn't harmed Clinton's popularity in the slightest.
In their plodding way the Thompson hearings have elicited much new info illustrating the Democratic Party's orgy of greed for campaign cash.
There's less to the House minority leader's budget opposition than meets the eye
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.
Bill Clinton raised a fortune for his campaign bid and became the first Democratic president re-elected since FDR. But his most enduring legacy may lie in the Republican Congress.