Is she running for U.S. Senate?Are we looking at a U.S. Senate race in 2012 pitting incumbent DFLer Amy Klobuchar against Rep. Michele Bachmann, if the crazy conservative loses her congressional district to poor census numbers? That was the buzz on the floor of the state GOP convention today ... More >>
A Republican may win the late Ted Kennedy's Senate seat.
This is probably not how U.S. Sen. Al Franken would like you to remember his legislative record this year.
Republicans were called "pro-rape" for voting against Franken's amendment, but what about the Department of Defense and the White House? They were against it too.
Minnesota Rep. Jim Oberstar says that legislation stalled in the U.S. Senate would've helped the airline passengers that were stuck on the Rochester tarmac for six hours in horrid conditions.
The U.S. Senate today confirmed Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Our very own Sen. Al Franken presided over the vote.
If you're a political nut who has spent an unfortunate amount of time following Minnesota's U.S. Senate race unfold, it would only be fitting to see it officially end today with Al Franken's swearing-in ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Pawlenty says he will sign Franken's election certificate today.
Obama released an official statement on Al Franken's win of Minnesota's vacant U.S. Senate seat.
In an effort to convert more drivers to fuel-efficient vehicles and jumpstart the auto industry again, the U.S. Senate passed legislation that would give drivers up to $4,500 if they trade in their gas-guzzling clunker.
Politics in Minnesota reported late yesterday that the Minnesota Supreme Court will likely rule on Norm Coleman's appeal for the state's U.S. Senate seat by the end of the business day.
"It's about the future of this country. It's about-- wait. What are you laughing at?"
Does the election recount make Minnesota look like a third-world country? No way, but CNN's resident cranky Jack Cafferty says so.
The Pioneer Press Peeps Diorama content makes Easter bearable. Especially when people can poke fun at news stories that make our lives hell like the Senate recount.
Al Franken really wants to be seated in the U.S. Senate, but he's going to have to wait it out. Just be patient everyone.
No big deal: The U.S. Senate just passed a monster stimulus (aka spending) package today for a grand total of $838 billion. Talk about a shopping spree.
Perhaps his most risky joke was retelling a line from Chris Rock, when he says, "And George W. Bus ... More >>
Now the race is further complicated as 64 absentee voters are suing to have their ballots counted. Their ballots were officiall ... More >>
As if the Republicans in Minnesota need another story to help cast doubt on the recount system. We ... More >>
Sen. Norm Coleman does an about-face on a bill that will hurt Minnesota farmers
It seemed like a scurrilous, impossible rumor. It still does.
Congress thinks the RAVE Act is a natural high for the War on Drugs. But ravers aren't smiling.
Coleman, Wellstone, and the politics of purity
Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?
With the prospect of tough new rules, Minnesotans file for relief like never before
Record profits from political ads have critics crying foul
Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Here’s everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.
Paul Wellstone: a wrestler in Washington