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Predicting Iowa

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This year we'll only be offering up picks for the Republican side all year, until we get to the general election. So, let's wipe the slate clean, dust off the crystal ball, and dive right into the 2012 election cycle!

Bachmann Finally On The Air

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Michele Bachmann is reminding Republican caucus voters of her Iowa roots and stiff stands in Washington in her first and only TV ...

Bachmann Relays Concerns About Possible Iowa Outcome

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said she would put U.S. missiles on alert and consider blockading Iran to let that cou...

Michele Bachmann Needs A Miracle

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

By Eric Johnson OSKALOOSA, Iowa, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Facing colossal odds in the Republican nomination race, presidential candidate Michel...

Santorum Attacks Bachmann For 'Speed Dating'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) attacked his GOP presidential rival, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), over her last-minute bus tour of Iowa's 99 cou...

Forget Iowa!

Robert Guttman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

It is time to turn America's chaotic primary system back into something that makes sense. It is time America produces an election process that brings out the best and most centrist candidates for the nation's highest office.

Bachmann Vows To Crush Obama's 'Socialism'

Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann promoted herself on Tuesday as the contender best suited to lead a crusade against President Barack Obama'...

Bachmann Picks Up Tea Party 'Support,' Not Endorsement

Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Tea Party Express will "support" Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's campaign for president, the group announced Monday. But that's not a full-fledged e...

Bachmann: 'I Am A Real Person'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) repeated that she is "not a politician" as she campaigned through Iowa Monday. "I...

Bachmann Wrong On Some Big Claims

Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Michele Bachmann argued that "my facts are accurate" at the Dec. 15 debate, but a few days late...

Bachmann Says Repeatedly: 'I Don't Hate Muslims'

Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has been on the defensive this weekend, saying repeatedly on the Iowa campaign trail that she doesn't hate Mus...

Trump 'Disappointed' With Bachmann

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

Business mogul Donald Trump blasted Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann Friday on Fox Business Network, saying he was "very disappointe...

Bachmann Gets Bad News On Her Memoir

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate and Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) memoir, Core of Conviction, has sold just 3,000 copies in the first two weeks ...

Bachmann Reacts To Confrontation With 8-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) reacted on Glenn Beck's radio show Tuesday to an incident last week where an 8-y...

Michele Bachmann's Harsh Response To Immigration Question

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly challenged GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann in an interview Monday on her recent campaign promise to deport all...

Bachmann Campaign Accused Of Stealing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is the hot seat for allegedly stealing a coveted email list in order to target Iowa ...

Bachmann: Gay People CAN Get Married. But...

Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says gay people do have the right to get married -- so long as they're planning on tying the knot with a m...

Asked Intelligent Design, Bachmann Offers Questionable Explanation

Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said that excluding intelligent design in teaching evolution in schools amounts to "censorship by g...

Michele Bachmann's Latest Foreign Policy Bomb

Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann told supporters in Iowa on Wednesday of her lofty plans for American diplomacy, claiming that a Bachmann presidency would mean no U.S...

Bachmann Gives Some Holiday Love To Glenn Beck

Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Ahead of the holiday weekend, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann told her supporters, "I'm thankful for my friend Glenn Beck." The ...

Bachmann 'Leaks' Information Provided In Magazine Article

Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Looks like Bachmann was simply an astute reader of The Atlantic, which reported on the figures in a recent article by Jeffrey Goldberg and ...

Bachmann's Lavish Praise For Liberal Radio Host Goes Unrequited

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) praises "A Prarie Home Companion" host Garrison Keillor in her new memoir, Core of Conviction, even though the public ...

Bachmann Booed On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann appeared on NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" Monday night to talk Thanksgiving holi...

Bachmann Blames Obama For Congressional Fail

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michele Bachmann said Tuesday that America runs the risk of going the route of Greece, saying it's time to "pick up a mirror and lo...

As Obama's Online-Enabled Grassroots Operation Takes Shape, Do Republicans Have Anything to Match It?

Colin Delany | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Colin Delany

Obama's online fundraising has to be viewed as a decisive factor in his victory three years ago. Based on the numbers we're seeing so far this year, his small donor base isn't just sticking with him -- it's expanding.