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Michele Bachmann Warns Of Impending Sharknado Outside White House | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A star has been born. Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) on Tuesday starred in a cameo for "Sharknado 3," the cult-classic fantas...

Book Reviews Are Dying. Here's How To Save Them.

Beacon Reader | Rich Yeselson | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics

Steve Fraser, a historian of America’s relationship with wealth and power, is publishing a new book. Back me, and spread the word about the importan...

Michele Bachmann's Reelection Campaign Is Nonexistent, But Her PAC Lives On

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) isn't running for reelection to Congress this year, but her leadership political action committee is raising funds by ...

Michele Bachmann: 'God, I'm A Loser'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) won the Iowa straw poll for presidential candidates in August 2011, but dropped to barely 5 percent in the Iowa caucus...

Our Skewed Political Landscape

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

By today's standards my political views are considered liberal, perhaps even far to the left of center. Yet just a few decades ago I would have been (and was) labeled a moderate or even slightly right of center for holding the same positions I hold today.

Arianna: Michele Bachmann 'A Distraction'

Huff TV | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna discussed Michele Bachmann's retirement on ABC's This Week. She said: "What is interesting, is that basically, like Sarah Palin, Michele Bach...

7 Reminders That Michele Bachmann Is Bananas

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

For Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), it sure has been a wild ride. Early Wednesday morning, the Tea Party favorite emailed out a surprise announcem...

Opponent On Bachmann's Move: 'Wise Choice'

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) surprising decision Wednesday to not seek a fifth congressional term was played down by her presumptive Democratic o...

Michele Bachmann Faces Tight Race Months Out

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is essentially tied with her likely 2014 Democratic challenger, businessman Jim Graves, according to a new poll releas...

FBI Now Involved In Michele Bachmann Investigation

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

The FBI has jumped into a multi-pronged investigation of alleged misconduct by the failed presidential campaign of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), th...

WATCH: Bachmann Touts 'Great News' Of Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) started running ads Thursday on Twin Cities television, touting House passage of her bill to repeal Obamacare -- just ...

Bachmann Targeted By Liberal Group

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

Credo Super PAC announced Thursday a campaign against its first target of the 2014 cycle, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.). The San Francisco-based ...

Luke Johnson

Document Says Bachmann 'Knew And Approved' Of Questionable Payment | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Andy Parrish, a former chief of staff to Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) presidential campaign, said in an affidavit sworn Monday that...

Obama Set to Declare National Emergency

Mark Steinberg | Posted 06.03.2013 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Speaking today from the Oval Office, President Obama warned that absent a sharp reversal, within weeks the nation will be inundated by a tsunami of declarations by entertainers, politicians and others that they want to "give back" to voters.

Bachmann Campaign Under Ethics Investigation

The Daily Beast | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Eighteen months ago, the Minnesota House member was considered an unlikely but undeniable Republican rising star, winning the Iowa straw poll that uno...

Bachmann Changes Tune In Redemption Attempt

Roll Call | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Once one of the tea party’s loudest voices on Capitol Hill, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann now shuns the national spotlight for Saturday morning co...

Michele Bachmann Among 'Worst Bosses On Capitol Hill'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

The congressional office of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) maintains one of the highest staff turnover rates, according to a report from the Washingt...

Group Plans Pushback As Bachmann Reappointed To Intelligence Committee

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) barely survived a Democratic challenge in November, despite a massive cash and spending advantage. Last week, however,...

Some Things Never Change...

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

Some things never change. On Thursday, the first day of the 113th Congress, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) pounced on the opportunity to announce ...

Man Charged With Threatening Bachmann, Jindal

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

Ronnie D. McMillian, a 27-year-old New Jersey man, was arrested by FBI agents on Wednesday after allegedly making threatening phone calls to public of...

Bachmann On Brink Of Defying Odds, Losing Election

Reuters | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

* Tea Party favorite is divisive, even within her party * Minnesota Congressional race most expensive in nation * Oppone...

Bachmann Steers Clear Of Mourdock, But Appears To Agree With Him

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) met Democratic opponent Jim Graves for their second debate on Thursday and faced pointed questions on the issues of a ...

Bachmann Challenger Gets Boost

Salon | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Muslim Brotherhood agents must have infiltrated the campaign arm of House Democrats, because the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) an...

Bachmann's Synagogue Visit Goes Awry

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) swung by a Chicago-area synagogue for a worship service on the eve of Yom Kippur last week, upsetting congregants and ...

Democrats Must Highlight Congressional Republican Moderates' Hypocrisy

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

It's time for a more coordinated message from Democratic Congressional Candidates, House and Senate alike, to link themselves to passage of President Obama's programs supporting the middle class.