Closing Arguments For Ventura Trial Set For TuesdayClosing arguments are scheduled for Tuesday in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial. The former Governor says he was defamed by the book "American Sniper", which claims he was "punched out" in a California bar for making offensive comments, an incident Ventura says never happened.
At 90, Fmr. Gov. Quie Still Riding Horseback, Doling Out OpinionsFormer Minnesota Gov. Al Quie will be 90 this year. He served as a Republican Congressman for 20 years, then just one term as governor in 1979, and in his 90th year, Quie is more active than many men half his age. From a horse stable in Victoria, the former Governor not only rides, but trains horses and clears trails.
GOP Adviser Steps Back From Pawlenty Campaign RoleA Republican businessman whose support was trumpeted by presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty two months ago is stepping away from a policy position within the campaign.
Pawlenty Plans Middle East Address Next Week In NYRepublican presidential candidate Pawlenty plans to weigh in on the turmoil in the Middle East during a foreign policy address next week in New York.
Left-Wing Activists Shower Pawlenty With ConfettiA left-wing activist group is claiming responsibility for a copycat confetti attack on Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty in San Francisco.
Former Gov. Carlson Predicts Special SessionThere's another meeting of the DFL Governor and Republican legislators this morning in the ongoing effort to reach a budget deal in time for Monday's deadline. Will they get it done this time?
Pawlenty: Florida Missed Chance To Lead In EducationFormer Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who's considering a run for the White House, told Republican lawmakers Wednesday they'll be national leaders in education reform if they finally put into law a teacher merit pay bill former that Gov. Charlie Crist vetoed last year.