Sona Mehring founded CaringBridge, a social networking site designed to facilitate communication from sick or hospitalized people to their family and friends.SEE ALSO: John Kline hosting fundraiser for "anti-abortion zealot with running tab at Planned Parenthood"
She recently resigned from the compa ... More >>
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 he signed an executive order calling for an end to a longstanding pay freeze for members of Congress and other federal employees last Thursday, President Obama essentially offered Michele Bachmann a $900-a-year raise. But Bachmann and a majority of her colleagues in the GOP-controlled House wan ... More >>
-- Michele Bachmann pledges to ban "all forms of pornography"
-- GOP platform's new anti-porn stance mirrors Bachmann's pledge
It's not exactly a secret that our beloved villain member of the House of Representatives Michele Bachmann hates porn. But after years of heari ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Rory Koch was busted for child porn possession while running for Ramsey County commissioner-- House Speaker Kurt Zellers wants Vikings stadium bill to pass... but won't vote for it?-- Kurt Zellers apologizes for Bradlee Dean's opening "prayer" [VIDEO]In the wake of Rep. Kerry Gauthier, D ... More >>
BELOW THE JUMP: THE CITY PAGES PARRY-QUIST PRIMARY DAY READERLast Friday, BuzzFeed Politics compiled a list of the eight craziest candidates running for national office this year and surprise! Minnesota 1st District Republican U.S. House primary competitors Mike Parry and Allen Quist both make the l ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Mike Parry polling behind "Neither" two weeks before 1st District GOP primary-- Mike Parry, U.S. House candidate, suggests he'd keep troops deployed until economy improves-- Mike Parry's tweet scrubbed on "arrogant black man" ObamaMinnesota Sen. Mike Parry, R-Waseca, is no stranger to cr ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Arne Carlson on GOP U.S. House candidate Allen Quist: He's "really bizarre"-- Mike Parry, U.S. House candidate, suggests he'd keep troops deployed until economy improves-- Mike Parry's tweet scrubbed on "arrogant black man" ObamaIn 1994, Republican Allen Quist -- then campaigning to oust ... More >>
Jeff Wilfahrt, the father of an openly gay soldier who was killed in Afghanistan a year ago next month, has announced he is running for a seat in the House of Representatives.In a fund-raising letter announcing his candidacy, Wilfahrt writes that he wants to represent Senate District 37B in order ... More >>
Look, we did something!Miraculously, the Minnesota Legislature found time in its busy schedule of not making a budget to pass a few bills. Not only that, but Mark Dayton actually signed these pieces of legislation, promptly, and they're about to debut as new laws. Starting August 1, there'll be n ... More >>
Rep. Sarah Anderson: It's not about politics. Seriously. It isn't.Few people seriously believe Republican Rep. Sarah Anderson when she insists that the GOP's congressional redistricting plan "isn't about politics."
The Republicans' proposed map unveiled in St. Paul yesterday is clearly redra ... More >>
Armed and dangerous.GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann's guns-and-ammo talk about voters being "armed and dangerous" has gained a whole new shelf life in the wake of Jared Loughner's Tuscon rampage last week.
On the floor of the House of Representatives, Democratic congressman John Dingell has now in ... More >>
Tim Walz speaks out in favor of repealing DADT.The repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. Gay folk are one step closer to being able to serve their country in the military openly.
Minnesota Democrats Keith Ellison, Betty McCollum, Jim Oberstar and Tim ... More >>
Michele Bachmann wants to get all Swiss Family Robinson with Keith Olbermann.Keith Olbermann has named Michele Bachmann the "Worst Person In The World" over and over, but given the choice she says she'd rather take him with her to a desert island any day than Rachel Maddow or Chris "Tingly Fe ... More >>
McCollum reminds the Rwandan government of U.S. generosity in foreign aidWill this help? Rep. Betty McCollum has introduced, and Keith Ellison has cosponsored, a U.S. House resolution calling on the Rwandan government to release accused genocide denier William Mitchell law professor Peter Erl ... More >>
Rep. Michele Bachmann is happy to tar President Barack Obama as the anti-American leader of a gangster government.
But evidently there are times when she's all in favor of a little gangster action -- such as Friday on the floor of the House of Representatives when she accused Obama of havin ... More >>
Rep. Michele Bachmann, former tax attorney, member of the House Financial Services Committee and champion of anti-tax teabaggers everywhere, didn't pay $3,814 in property taxes on her million-dollar golf course "dream home" because she forgot.
That's the line this morning from Bachmann's spo ... More >>
Via WikipediaThe Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after Timothy McVeigh's act of anti-government terrorism.U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum raised eyebrows last week when she took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to ask certain unnamed colleagues to cool their overheated right-wing ... More >>
The 2008 election was full of Democratic domination, particularly as some jumped on the coattails of Barack Obama. But nearly three dozen U.S. House districts split their vote between Obama and a Republican House member.