Tom Emmer speaks

Tom Emmer addresses the anticipatory throng late in the night (or early morning) at the GOP party on election night 2010, at the Bloomington Sheraton.

Hopkins Raspberries Bring Out Candidates

By Bill Sorem

The annual Hopkins Raspberry Festival Grande Day Parade turned out most of the political Who’s Who for the southwestern Twin City suburbs. Lots of pre-election enthusiasm, lots of handshakes and waves.

Obama Blasts GOP Over Unemployment Benefits

President Obama calls upon Republican Senators to stop holding the unemployed hostage and extend their benefits. ; He says the same Senators are willing to spend Billions on extending Bush era tax cuts for the rich.