My Turn: Flip a district?
If you haven't seen Real Time , Bill Maher 's weekly show on HBO, you're missing out on some fun stuff.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
StephenCLE's Baseline House Ratings - Central Plains & Rocky Mountains
Hello DKE nation, and welcome to this penultimate edition of StephenCLE's baseline House Rankings.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The season's most bizarre political ads
A monkey, some hungry alligators, a bullet-ridden television set and the Ebola virus.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Reality Check: Ad Slams Franken's Record Voting In Line With Obama
A new television ad from Minnesota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden accuses Democratic Sen. Al Franken of voting almost 100 percent of the time with President Obama.
The Washington Post
John G. Sperling, University of Phoenix founder, dies at age 93
John G. Sperling, a former history professor who founded the for-profit University of Phoenix and oversaw its growth into a colossal higher education business central to debates over student debt and government regulation, died Aug. 22 at a hospital in Marin County, Calif.
The Case for John Kline
Before you go hating me for supporting a Republican, this diary is about selecting the worst of the worst for Bill Maher's "Flip-a-District" campaign on his HBO show Real Time.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Top 5 Races to Watch in the Midwest
The open-seat Senate race in Michigan and Republicans' challenge to Sen. Al Franken continue to be third-tier GOP opportunities.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Congress Making Headway on Higher Education Act
With a lame-duck session looming-typically a time when Congress accomplishes very little-lawmakers in both the House and the Senate are priming higher education for the spotlight.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Minnesota Primary Election Results
All in all, primary election night was a good one for endorsed candidates and incumbents.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
GOP demands study of Obama's education waivers for states
Republicans in the House and Senate have asked the Government Accountability Office to study how the Obama administration has waived provisions of federal education law, which has resulted in waivers for 42 states and the District of Columbia.
Photos: Famous southpaws
AUGUST 09: U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 with Sen. Brian Schatz , Sen. Angus King , Sen. Richard Durbin , Rep. Joe Courtney and Rep. John Kline and others in the Oval Office at the White House August 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Tom Emmer wins in Sixth Congressional District GOP primary
Former state Rep. Tom Emmer, who came within a few thousand votes of becoming governor four years ago, won the Republican primary for Congress Tuesday in the state's 6th District, putting himself in a strong position to succeed retiring conservative icon Michele Bachmann.
Kline-Obermueller rematch set
With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
McFadden To Deliver GOP's Weekly Address
The party's radio address is generally delivered by sitting lawmakers or governors, although some candidates have given it before.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Rep. Mike Coffman on HBO host Bill Maher's attempt to target him: Bring it on
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman , a Republican who represents a ring of suburbs along the eastern Denver metro area, is locked in one of Congress' tightest reelection bids, against Democrat Andrew Romanoff .
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Bill Maher Flip a District: Coffman Rounds Out Final Four
The Bill Maher Flip a District effort is going after Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado, rounding out the final four Republicans the comedian wants to give the boot from Congress.
Sunshine State News
Bipartisanship is Alive and Well, but Not in the Obama White House
Bipartisanship is dead. That's the conventional wisdom, and there's a lot of evidence to support it.