Amanda Carpenter

Posted February 18, 2009

The 3-judge panel overseeing the ongoing recount between Norm Coleman and Al Franken for Minnesota’s Senate seat made a ruling last week they may regret.

Posted February 13, 2009

As Congress prepares to pass a $787 billion economic stimulus package, taxpayers in Minnesota are still short a U.S. Senator as the recount between GOP Sen. Norm Coleman and opponent Al Franken continues.

Posted February 10, 2009

The same day President Obama appeared in Elkhart, Indiana to ramp up public support for his stimulus bill, nearly 300 people showed up at Indiana Rep. Mike Pence’s (R.) town hall to vent their opposition to the legislation.

Posted January 28, 2009

Using words like “bipartisanship” and “compromise” President Obama may attempt a clever move to get controversial legislation passed to increase Big Labor’s control over the U.S. workforce.

Posted January 23, 2009

An upbeat Sarah Palin congratulated her state for tightening its belt during their past years of prosperity and asked them to sacrifice a little more in the year ahead in her annual State of the State address Thursday evening.

Posted January 22, 2009

Norm Coleman has found a day job to pay the bills until it’s determined he’ll be able to keep his U.S. Senate seat or not.

Posted January 21, 2009

Michael Steele has given Townhall an exclusive copy of the online communications plan he’s pitching to RNC members.

Posted January 14, 2009

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has kicked hundreds of families out of their homes and relocated a cemetery full of buried bodies to build a $15 million airport expansion Chicago residents oppose, airlines don’t want and he doesn’t have the money to build.

Posted January 12, 2009

Officials from Fox Business are suing the Federal Reserve, complaining about the Fed’s failure to comply with the network’s Freedom of Information Requests.

Posted January 12, 2009

GOP Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie rebuffed Al Franken’s demands for an election certificate, citing state law against acting on the request.

Posted January 10, 2009

The 1200-page, pork-laden, $10 billion proposal locks up millions of acres of energy-rich property by designating it an environmentalist-friendly “federal wilderness” area where not even as much as a bicycle would be permitted to travel across the land.

Posted January 08, 2009

In the six-way race for Republican National Committee Chairman every candidate has earned some kind of short-hand description.

Posted January 07, 2009

Democratic leadership announced that the disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s nod for Roland Burris to Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat will be approved despite worries about the “tainted” nature of the appointment.

Posted January 06, 2009

House Democrats will hold a hearing on President-elect Barack Obama’s $1 trillion spending plan where no dissenting opinions are going to be permitted Wednesday, previewing a long year ahead for the newly silenced minority.

Posted January 05, 2009

Norm Coleman’s legal team started batting down the hatches for a long, legal battle hours after the Minnesota State Canvassing Board declared Democratic comedian-turned-candidate Al Franken the winner of a contentious recount by 225 votes.

Posted January 05, 2009

The current Republican National Committee Chairman defended his losing record in the 2008 presidential election and promised RNC members that if they would re-elect him to the post that he would bring “change” to the GOP.

Posted December 19, 2008

Norm Coleman doesn’t want anyone to get too worried about the lead Al Franken has over him right now in the contentious recount for Minnesota’s Senate seat.

Posted December 16, 2008

Two of the top candidates to become Chair of the Republican National Committee are offering competing blueprints explaining plans to lead the GOP.

Posted December 15, 2008

Members of President-Elect Barack Obama’s transition team deny engaging in any wrongful conversations about the appointment of Obama’s vacated Senate seat with disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich.

Posted December 03, 2008

Big Three automakers say if the U.S. government doesn’t hand over $34 billion tax dollars to their companies the U.S. economy will almost certainly collapse.