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Problems For Michele Bachmann In Minnesota?

Roll Call | Joshua Miller | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

The Minnesota delegation's 2012 support is suddenly up for grabs, but whether the only Minnesotan left in the 2012 GOP presidential race can capture t...

Jon Ward

Michele Bachmann's Husband Asked About 'Submissive' Wife Question

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics

AMES, IOWA -- Marcus Bachmann, standing off to the side of the stage a few minutes before his wife spoke, told The Huffington Post he was optimistic a...

For Bachmann, An Issue Of Inaccuracy

The Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann's rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, earlier this week (full video clip below) is a good demonstration of the passion the GOP presid...

Sam Stein

Michele Bachmann Repeatedly Sought Stimulus, EPA, Other Government Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Jason Cherkis WASHINGTON -- Few candidates in the Republican presidential primary field have decried the federal government with ...

Michele Bachmann — The Making Of A Republican Front-Runner

The New Yorker | Ryan Lizza | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

The transformation of Michele Bachmann from Tea Party insurgent and cable-news Pasionaria to serious Republican contender in the 2012 Presidential rac...

Michele Bachmann Makes Questionable Move, Draws Scrutiny

The Washington Post | Kimberly Kindy | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

Just a few weeks before Bachmann called for dismantling the programs during a House Financial Services Committee hearing, she and her husband signed f...

Tyler Kingkade

What Bachmann's Iowa Roots Mean For 2012 Caucus

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) announced her candidacy for president in her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa, she played up her connec...

Bachmann Hits Back At GOP Rival Candidate On Credentials

Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics

By Laura MacInnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Michele Bachmann hit back at a Republican rival Sunday, saying her experience ...

Bachmann Clinic Gets Punked

Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

A group of gay rights activists targeted a Minnesota clinic owned by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and her husband Marcus in a pr...

Reporter Accosted After Michele Bachmann Comments On Migraines

Time | Michael Crowley | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

It's not easy to get to Michele Bachmann. Her appearance at a rally on Tuesday in Aiken, South Carolina, attended by perhaps 150 people, featured thre...

Bachmann Reportedly Suffers From Headaches That Can 'Incapacitate' Her For Days

Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

This post has been updated. Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's campaign is pushing back against a story published online by the ...

2012 Republican Presidential Field Update

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since it's been over a month since we last took a look at how the 2012 Republican presidential field is shaping up, we're overdue for an update.

Bachmann Shifts Stance On Contentious Pledge

Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann is taking to South Carolina on Monday to sign her name to a "Cut, Cap and Balance" pledge, which wh...

Michele Bachmann Targeted By Gay Rights Groups

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

In the early weeks of her presidential run, Michele Bachmann has avoided getting bogged down in the divisive, distracting terrain of social policy. ...

Bachmann's Husband Reacts To Reports Suggesting Clinics Practice Controversial Anti-Gay Therapy

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS -- The husband of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says counselors at his family's Christian clinics are not focused on ...

Bachmann's Former Church Defends Anti-Catholic Views

Posted 09.13.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The Lutheran denomination that GOP presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann qui...

Bachmann Addresses Signing Controversial Pledge, Slavery

Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

During an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday night, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann discussed her decision to sign a cont...

Bachmann Asked About Controversial Therapy Methods Practiced At Husband's Clinic

Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann remained tight-lipped when asked about controversial therapy methods reportedly practiced at her hu...

Police Reports Show Different Side Of Bachmann

The Miami Herald | Marc Caputo | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

With a penchant for tough talk and polarizing positions, Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann is a magnet for controversy -- and there's...

Michele Bachmann: 'It’s Time For Tough Love'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says she's not worried about the nation defaulting if the debt ceiling isn't inc...

Bachmann Vows To End Non-Existent Federal Program

Mother Jones | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

Tim Pawlenty, the former governor of Minnesota, dropped the Minnesota nice schtick on "Meet the Press" this Sunday, criticizing his state-mate, Rep. M...

Michele Bachmann Responds To 'Sex Appeal' Remark

Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann was asked on Thursday for her reaction to news that a top adviser to rival GOP contender Tim Pawlen...

'Sex Appeal' Comment About Bachmann Sparks Controversy

Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

A top adviser to Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty issued an apology on Wednesday for controversial remarks he made about rival GOP conte...

What Bachmann Was Like In Law School

Real Clear Politics | Erin McPike | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann may come across as a "flake" to some members of the media, but that's not how her classmates at the O.W. Coburn School of Law at Oral...

Bachmann: As President, I'll Find Obama A 'Real Job'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Republican candidate Michele Bachmann spent Saturday shaking hands in Iowa diners and strolling through a bustling farmers mark...