Republican Party

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Imagine hating working-class people this much."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Scott Walker may be on the way out of office for the first time in a quarter...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Republicans claim to be confused about the outrage their plan has sparked, but...


Another one for the party of Gross Old Predators: Jim Knoblach, a powerful, scuzzy Minnesota GOP state rep known for pushing multiple anti-choice bills, abruptly ended his re-election campaign after an MPR story detailed harrowing charges by his grown daughter that he sexually abused her for over a decade. Why don't women report? She did; read of his incessant grinding and touching and kissing even as she sought help from family, school, church and police. A brave young woman.