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Perry Facing Fire Over Controversial Executive Order

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, Gov. Rick Perry put aside his social conservative bona fides and signed an order requiring Texas girls to be vacci...

12 Republican Superheroes! (Doug's Dozen VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 11.08.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

It came at the end of a summer with too many superhero movies and too many Republicans debating each other.

Dominionism Is Left-Wing Birtherism

John Hawkins | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
John Hawkins

The idea that Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann are dominionists is every bit as laughable, silly, and unproven as the idea that Barack Obama wasn't born in America.

Tea Party-Backed Rep: Bachmann Made 'An Incredible Faux Pas'

Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said that Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann made "an incredible faux pas" when she said she would consider d...

Bachmann Does Damage Control After Making Questionable Remarks

Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

On the heels of raising eyebrows with remarks about last week's earthquake and Hurricane Irene, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann sou...

Does Michele Bachmann Speak For God?

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 10.29.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Just hours after a tornado touched down on my block early Sunday morning, Bachmann explained to an audience in Florida why this was happening. And her explanation was a doozy.

Isn't It Ironic When Politicians Parade Their Faith but Act Unchristian?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

I cannot find any passage in the Bible that says: "Oh Ye Faithful: The poor shall sacrifice so that the rich may retain their wealth," but that appears to be the fundamental policy of the fundamentalists.

The 'Buck Stops Here' Bag: The New 'It' Bag

Abe Gurko | Posted 10.18.2011 | Comedy
Abe Gurko

Politicians are like an "IT" bag, and each season, there is a new "must-have." This Presidential season is going to be the Chanel of wind bags. You fi...

Latinos Must Help Unify America - by Voting in 2012

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices
Fernando Espuelas

Latino-Americans can no longer afford to let other people vote for them. We cannot sit back and watch things happen to America, when we have the votes to achieve a better outcome for the nation.

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...

GOP Field Tightens

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Almost a full month ago, I placed four names in the "Frontrunners" category: Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney. This list hasn't changed at all.

The Semantics Of "Submission"

Robin Lakoff | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
Robin Lakoff

Voters need to know who will be making important decisions if Michele Bachmann comes into the White House. If President Bachmann makes a bad decision, will she say, "The buck stops here," or "My husband made me do it"?

The End of Minnesota Nice

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Friday Talking Points -- Corporations Are People, Mitt?

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: the Iowa straw poll is meaningless. The Republican debate last night in Iowa wasn't as meaningless, but will also soon be forgotten.

After Downgrade, Americans Must Drive Tea Party From Power

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

The world's most powerful country was brought to the edge of financial chaos by Mrs. Bachmann and her Tea Party cohorts. Americans should never forget the damage that they have caused the whole nation.

Therapy for Marcus Bachmann

Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics
Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson

Anti-gay activists, including the Bachmanns, have spent enormous energy and resources doing everything they can to obfuscate the data, confuse the debate, and put scientists such as myself on the defensive.

Associated Press: America Is Dead -- Funeral Plans Under Debate

Mark Steinberg | Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

It was announced today that the United States of America, also known as the U.S., U.S.A. and the U.S. of A., died during the last week of August 2011 ...

Secret Bachmann Memo on Tea Party's Next Campaign

Mark Steinberg | Posted 09.28.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

These are just a few ideas that I've come up with while thinking. I'm sure those of you who have more time to think than I do will have many more.

Tyler Kingkade

What Bachmann's Iowa Roots Mean For 2012 Caucus | 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...

WATCH: Stewart & Seinfeld Mock Marcus Bachmann's Gay Repression Therapy

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 09.13.2011 | Comedy

Comedians are obviously starting to take note of Michele Bachmann's husband Dr. Marcus Bachmann and his controversial gay repression therapy clinic. A...

PHOTOS: Decoding Michele Bachmann's Hand Gestures

Posted 09.10.2011 | Comedy

If you've seen Michele Bachmann speak, you've also seen her gesticulate. She's probably got the best hand gestures in Washington, driving incomprehens...

Michele Bachmann Releases Her First Iowa Ad

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann released her first Iowa presidential campaign ad today. The 30-second spot features the GOP congresswoman, who represents Minnesota, ...

Netanyahu's Misguided Republican Strategy

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 09.04.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Netanyahu, who has all but signed in as a political advisor for the 2012 Republican election campaign, is operating under the assumption that if Barack Obama is ousted from the White House next year he would be replaced by a clone of George W. Bush.

Bachmann Quotes, Taken Literally

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold & Craig Malamut | Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy

Rep. Michele Bachmann, now a GOP presidential hopeful, has made her fair share of statements that don't quite make any sense. But that hasn't stopped ...

How Does A $214 Million Earmark Gets Votes From Paul, Bachmann?

Roll Call | John Stanton | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

How does a policy earmark worth more than $214 million garner the votes of conservatives such as GOP Reps. Michele Bachmann (Minn.) and Ron Paul (Texa...