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Michele Bachmann Riding Spotlight To Front Of Republican Party: Watch Her Greatest Hits (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The rapid rise of Michele Bachmann, Minnesota's preeminent Republican Congresswoman, from rank-and-file conservative standard-bearer to Tea Party cham...

Lucia Graves

Republicans Threaten Repeals, Subpoenas If They Take Back The House | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Tea Party Caucus leader Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.) and House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) agree: If Republicans win back control ...

Ryan Grim Discusses Michele Bachmann's Reelection Campaign Troubles On MSNBC (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post political reporter Ryan Grim went on MSNBC this morning to discuss Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-MN) tightening reelection race and the r...

Michele Bachmann: Obama Is Turning America Into 'A Nation Of Slaves'

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking at a conservative summit in Denver late last week, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said she believed America was turning into "a nation of sl...

Bachmann Stands By 'Gangster Government' Remark

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Firing back at former President Bill Clinton, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) on Wednesday defended her controversial "gangster government" criticism ...

Republican Ladies

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Michelle Bachmann: Tea Party And GOP Are 'Merging'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) rejected the idea that there was animosity between the Tea Party movement and the GOP in an interview on CNN Thursday,...

Michele Bachmann: Nancy Pelosi Was Trying To 'Incite Something' Before Health Care Vote (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) accused Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week of trying to "incite something" by choosing to walk through a Tea Party rally b...

Michele Bachmann Meets With Birther-Queen Orly Taitz

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last year birther queen Orly Taitz stirred controversy after she claimed -- perhaps falsely -- that she had become Facebook friends with Rep. Michele...

Most In Minnesota 'Embarrassed' By Michele Bachmann: POLL

Minnesota Independent | Paul Schmelzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new survey of Minnesotans shows that a majority of residents -- 56 percent -- are embarrassed by Rep. Michele Bachmann. The release of the survey, c...

Michele Bachmann: Obama 'Wants To ANNIHILATE Us!'

Minnesota Independent | Andy Birkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a fiery fundraising pitch for the American Conservative Union Strikeforce, Rep. Michele Bachmann asks supporters, "Will you let Barack Obama KILL c...

Nick Wing

Bachmann: Health Care Reform Amounts To 'Gangster Government' | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) joined fellow controversy-prone Republican Congressional candidate, Allen Quist, at a health care forum on Monday, and sugg...

GOP Pushes Back On Specter-Bachmann Exchange

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The GOP is pushing back at Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) following the heated exchange between the senator and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) that took place...

Michele Bachmann To Join Glenn Beck At Conservative Conference In St. Louis

Minnesota Independent | Andy Birkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann will head to St. Louis next week to speak at the Educational Policy Conference 21 put on by the Constitutional Coalition, a Miss...

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matt Osborne

I have decided to coin a phrase: Palin-Bachmann Syndrome™, defined as the psychological imbalance produced by a toxic mix of right-wing identity politics and diva training.

Bachmann Farm Subisidies: Anti-Handout Rep. Personally Got $250K

Truthdig | Glenn Thrush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann has become well known for her anti-government tea-bagger antics, protesting health care reform and every other government "handout" a...

Bachmann: Pelosi Will "Bludgeon" Blue Dogs "To Death"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), who has a weakness for violent rhetoric, suggested on Monday that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) would ...

Bachmann: GOP Should 'Be Re-Defined By The Tea Party Movement'

Think Progress | Matt Corley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the inception of the tea party phenomena, organizers insisted that "the movement is not tied to the Republican Party." But in recent weeks, the Rep...

You Can't Say "Sorry" When Millions Die from Your Mistake

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Cheney castigates President Obama for "dithering" because the president does not rush into sending young men and women to their deaths for no reason. Yet to dither on climate change is divine.

Michele Bachmann: I'm 'A Lovable Little Fuzz Ball'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with the Minnesota Post, Michele Bachmann said she doesn't understand why she inspires so much outrage: "I don't know. I'm a lovable...

Gingrich: Bachmann Will Become Committee Chair After 2010 Elections (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich said at a conservative fundraiser that Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) will become a committee chair if the GOP takes back the House in 2010....

Michele Bachmann Tells Supporters To "Scare" Congress At Protest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Twelve protesters were arrested outside Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office. Also, see some of the shocking and offensive signs at the protest HE...

Bachmann Refuses To Answer Question About Dead Census Worker

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) refused to answer a question this weekend on the death of a census worker in Kentucky. Bill Sparkman was found earlie...

Hey, I Got Your Civility Right Here, Champ!

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

I hope that President Obama calling people out on the incivilities will lessen the rewards for acting like a dope. Whether the Kanye comment was leaked or not, we all need to just start calling this behavior for what it is.

Bachmann: We Should "Slit Our Wrists, Be Blood Brothers" To Defeat Health Care Reform

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), who recently said that health care opponents needed to defeat health care reform with "prayer and fasting," is now as...