Commentary: James and the Giant Impeachment

by Julie Kelly   For those concerned that former FBI Director James Comey is suffering from early dementia, have no fear: His memory returned with a vengeance during a Sunday night interview with MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace. On Friday, under questioning by House Judiciary Committee members, Comey answered, “I don’t…

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Twin Cities Met Council to Undergo Federal Review Over its Unelected Board

Jason Lewis

Minnesota’s Met Council is now under federal review by the U.S. Department of Transportation after facing years of criticism over its undemocratic structure. The Twin Cities Met Council consists of 17 unelected officials, including its chair, all of whom are appointed by the state’s governor to oversee several of the…

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New Poll Shows ‘Competitive’ Senate Race Between Karin Housley and Tina Smith

A new poll released Wednesday confirms that the race between Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) and Republican Karin Housley will be unusually “competitive” in a typically blue state. The poll, conducted by KSTP and SurveyUSA, shows that Smith, who was appointed to her position after Al Franken resigned, leads her opponent…

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Poll Shows Republican Jim Hagedorn With 14-Point Lead Over Democrat Dan Feehan in First Congressional District

Jim Hagedorn, Dan Feehan

A new poll shows that Republican Jim Hagedorn leads his Democratic opponent Dan Feehan by 14 points in the race for Minnesota’s First Congressional District. The poll, conducted by Harper Polling for the Hagedorn campaign, suggests that 47 percent of likely voters favor the Republican, while 33 percent said they…

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Obama Executive Order Forced the Government to Hire Unqualified Applicants in Favor of Arbitrary Quotas

President Barack Obama

by Natalia Castro   Employees should be hired based on their ability to complete the tasks they have been assigned and nothing else. Yet under the Obama administration, hiring practices for the federal government were moved away from merit to fulfill goals irrelevant to the positions. Policies intended to simplify…

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