You hear plenty of squawking from lawmakers who get upset when the governor either vetoes or threatens to veto their legislation bill. But you very rarely hear a situation where a lawmaker asks to have a bill vetoed. That occurred today when Gov. Pawlenty vetoed a bill dealing with civil commitments. In his veto letter Read more

One of the blogs favorite songs is Outkast’s Bow tie. Mostly because of the crazy beats but also because of the catchy lyrics: Crocodile on my feet Fox fur on my back Bowtie `round my neck That’s why they call me the gangsta mack Apparently, GOP Rep. Neil Peterson loves that song too since he’s Read more

I’m sure you’ve heard about John McCain’s comments regarding the I-35W bridge collapse. During a conversation earlier today, a McCain spokesman blamed Democrat Barack Obama for bringing up the bridge collapse first. McCain’s camp even directed me to a YouTube video showing Obama’s comments from last Saturday. Even though I was calling to get questions Read more

Governor Pawlenty was asked today whether he stood by past statements to serve his full four years in office. Pawlenty, who has been mentioned as a possible running mate to Republican John McCain, said when he announced his reelection bid in 2006 that he would serve out his full term. After being pressed on whether Read more