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Bradlee Dean

The Next Michele Bachmann

Mother Jones | Patrick Caldwell | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

Liberals rejoiced when Michele Bachmann announced her intention to retire from Congress at the end of 2014. Bachmann will no longer be around to carry...

Bradlee Dean Ordered To Pay Maddow's Legal Bills

Posted 07.09.2012 | Media

Christian rocker Bradlee Dean, who filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against Rachel Maddow, was ordered to pay the MSNBC host's legal fees last m...

Maddow Fights Back Against Defamation Suit

Posted 06.20.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow formally pushed back against a $50 million defamation suit in new court filings. The MSNBC host is being sued by Christian rocker Bra...

Michelangelo Signorile

Rock Musician Turned Preacher Discusses Allegations He Called For 'Execution Of Gays' | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Christian heavy metal rocker whose ministry former presidential candidate and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann helped raise money for said that comm...

Former Bachmann Supporter: Everybody Is Thinking 'Lady, You Stink'

Mother Jones | Tim Murphy | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

And now she has lost the support of one of her longtime allies in her Minnesota district—Bradlee Dean, an anti-gay hair-metal evangelist who Bachman...

Rick Santorum Defends Support For Controversial Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum touted his support for anti-sodomy laws and said gay marriage supporters wanted to "drive faith out of...

Christina Wilkie

Bachmann's Pet Causes: Christian, Controversial | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

This article is part of a series in which HuffPost is taking a close look at the charitable giving of Republican presidential candidates. How much and...

Rachel Maddow SUED

Posted 09.26.2011 | Media

A Christian rocker is suing Rachel Maddow for $50 million, charging the MSNBC host with defamation for what he says were misleading statements she mad...

Jason Cherkis

WATCH: Michele Bachmann's Favorite Preacher's Hate Speech | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you thought evangelical preaching needed longer hair, tattoos, nu-metal drumming, and a ton of hate speech directed at gays, then Bra...

From Fringe Figure to Movement Leader: Michele Bachmann's Far-Right Roots

Michael Keegan | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Rep. Michele Bachmann isn't just a Tea Party candidate -- in many ways she embodies the evolution of the movement. To know her, you have to know the far-right social movement in which she remains rooted.