Likely St. Paul Ward 6 winner Nelsie Yang

Chasing Those Precious Second Choice Votes

November 6, 2019

Appointed St. Paul Council-member Kassim Busuri appears to have lost his seat in yesterdays elections. I say appears because while he’s way, way behind, and has no realistic chance of victory, he’s not actually eliminated yet. He could still pull this thing out. If you read the mistake-prone half of the Morning Hot Take Dish […]

Mayor Chris Coleman headlines Drinking Liberally

April 24, 2017

Thursday, April 27th, gathering at six and program at seven

How did this happen?

February 17, 2014

In Whatever’s wrong . . . , I suggested to Mayor Chris Coleman — who’s urging the teachers not to strike — to look at staffing levels for teachers, nurses, counselors and librarians and ask, “How did this happen?” Here’s a hint, Mr. Mayor: Perhaps some people like it that way. It furthers the school privatization agenda. […]

First housing bill heard in Legislature would curb foreclosure abuses

January 16, 2013

At a packed Capitol press conference Wednesday morning, Rep. Karen Clark (DFL-Minneapolis) asked “how many in this room live near a home that’s been foreclosed?” Nearly every hand in the room went up. “It affects all of us,” Clark concluded. Statewide statistics tell a similar story. According to Clark, 22,000 Minnesota families lost their homes […]

A coincidence, or a portent?

January 10, 2013

Mille Lacs band buys half of DT St. Paul’s hotel rooms one week after Macy’s announces closure

Bigots hold confab!

December 20, 2012

Well, what do we do now?

Amy Klobuchar at the DFL Convention

First poll with Klobuchar against Bills is like every other MN Senate poll so far

June 9, 2012

PPP (6/8, no trend lines): Amy Klobuchar (D-inc) 55 Kurt Bills (R) 29 Undecided 16 (MoE: ±3.1%) PPP tested four different people against Amy Klobuchar and they all fared pretty much the same, A-Klo was between 56-55 and everyone they put up against her was between 29-27. Of all the people who they put up […]