Add him to the list (below). Here’s his press release. ST. PAUL * Rep. Dan Dorman (R-Albert Lea) today announced that he is retiring from office, and will not run for reelection to the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 27A, representing Freeborn County. Dorman was first elected to the seat in 1998 and has Read more

Sometimes I think the same fate awaits political coverage. You know what I wish the local papers would do when they print a story about a bill? Print the number of the bill! Don’t get me wrong, I think they do a great job of the he said-she said portion of debate at the Capitol. But I’m not sure the “inside” stuff makes the paper (or the radio for that matter), for the same reason I can’t find an article about the stupidity of bunting in the first inning.

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I don’t consider myself a snob, although I’m sure I sound like one whenever I say “I don’t watch American Idol” on TV. Fact is, it’s probably because I’m watching something like The Unit or CSI NY or Deal or No Deal. I like my crappy TV like the next guy. It’s just that I like different crappy TV than most Americans, I guess. (All of this assumes the Cleveland Indians aren’t on TV, which is a whole ‘nother definition of TV).

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