On the same day we wrote about the Winona County Republican Party's controversial anti-Obamacare Facebook post -- you know, the one containing a doctored image where Barack is shown without teeth and Michelle is adorned with gold grills -- a young woman named Carlyn Shanley wrote an email to Winona ... More >>
Two weeks after Michele Bachmann announced that she would not seek a fifth term in the U.S. House, a second GOP contender has entered the race to replace her: Anoka County Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah, who announced her bid Wednesday morning.See Also: - Tom Emmer first to announce bid for Bachmann' ... More >>
On the heels of Michele Bachmann's "I-will-not-seek-re-election" bombshell this morning, both sides of the political aisle have been clamoring to weigh in.But while GOPers are hailing their congresswoman's service, the DFL isn't sparing her any potshots on her way out. Instead, comments from both pa ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann open their mouths
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After Republicans took control of the Minnesota Senate and made Michael Brodkorb communications director for the caucus, Brodkorb sent out a memo laying out the rules of social media. Addressed to "all staff," the memo begins by explaining that caucus members have a stake in the Minnesota Senat ... More >>
Today, state Rep. Kurt Bills, R-Rosemount, announced he is seeking the GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Amy Klobuchar this November.Bills, 42, a high school economic teacher and former Rosemount City Council members, will compete against former state Rep. Dan Severson and decorated war veteran Pe ... More >>
Well, with Romney finishing a distant third, T-Paw is looking less influential than ever, isn't he?Rick Santorum crushed his Republican presidential competitors during yesterday's Minnesota GOP caucus, but the victory is only as significant as the momentum it generates for his campaign in states ... More >>
Sex, Lies, and Michael Brodkorb
The state GOP failed to report nearly $1 million in debt.The worst time to owe someone money is when you're in debt. That's the case with the Republican Party of Minnesota, which is already in debt, but now owes the Federal Election Commission $170,000 for campaign finance violations. Funny ... More >>
Tony Sutton will still get paid during the shutdown.With Gov. Mark Dayton and a slew of legislators not taking their paychecks during the state government shutdown, City Pages thought it would check up on the state political parties. Eleven of the 14 state senators skipping their salary are Repub ... More >>
Mentions on nytimes.com and politico.com suggest the Minnesota governor may now be among the frontrunners.
While speaking to the College Republicans National Convention this weekend in Washington, D.C., he managed to compare the GOP's current state to that of Eminem during his stunt with Sacha Baron Cohen's character Bruno during the MTV Movie Awards.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty is getting some serious attention after his announcement that he won't seek a third term. It seems like everyone except the man himself know are stating the obvious: Pawlenty wants a place in the national spotlight. President? Vice president? Who knows? Check out the list of his ... More >>
Republicans have now made it clear they will do whatever it takes to support Norm Coleman's continued fight until he has exhausted all of his options.
Congresswoman tells RNC chairman he "be da man!"
The U.S. 3rd District Republican candidate is being accused of some heavy manipulation in one of his latest ads. And it's not just ... More >>
The Whiz Kid
These GOPfathers are the power brokers you've never heard of
Judicial candidates in Minnesota can now be endorsed by a political party. The money hasn't flowed yet, but some races have already been politicized.
Evangelical turnout helps Michele Bachmann take the GOP 6th District endorsement
You pay Tony Sutton to serve the state of Minnesota. The Republican Party pays Tony Sutton to serve them.
Many have forgotten that the state's GOP chair, Ron Eibensteiner, is embroiled in a little Delay-like campaign-contribution scandal himself.
Since last November's electoral rout, the Republicans have redoubled their vigor in taking it to Democrats in the backrooms of power--specifically K Street, the Washington thoroughfare that power lobbyists have traditionally called home. Team Rove and its band of winged Congressional monkeys are mo ... More >>
Republicans in Minnesota get out the absentee vote message
GOP telemarketers harass the elderly, groove on hip hop, and scream like monkeys
It's time the republican think tank center of the American experiment lost its tax-exempt status
Gay Republicans invite themselves to the party
Fred Phelps and federal lawmakers blast homosexuals
Some people compare Norm Coleman to Ronald Reagan. They have a point.
The budget deal is chock-full of outrageous considerations for corporations bought with campaign cash.
As evidence of public disgust mounts, Congress and the White House are continuing to stonewall on campaign finance reform