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Friday Talking Points -- So You Think You Can Rant?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Lincoln Chaffee is our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award-winner. See, Republicans? Not only will you be welcomed, you'll actually get awards for making the trek across the aisle! Step right up, there's room for everyone!

Bachmann's Opponent Abandons Race After Her Departure: 'Mission Accomplished'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

When Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) announced this week that she wouldn't be running for a fifth term in Congress, focus quickly shifted to Jim Grave...

Luke Johnson

Bachmann Challenger Reacts To Sudden Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Jim Graves, the Democratic challenger against Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), learned his opponent was no longer seeking reelectio...

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...

Bachmann Opponent: 'This Is A Good Day For America'

Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Jim Graves, who lost to Michele Bachmann in Minnesota's sixth congressional district in 2012 and was planning to run against her again in 2014, joined...

Michele Bachmann's Stinging Defeat

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 07.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The news that Michele Bachmann is throwing in the towel, not seeking reelection in 2014, is a triumph for LGBT activists and all progressives. And it's a stunning blow to the tea party and the evangelical right.

Bachmann May Face Biggest Threat Yet

Politico | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann may be the congresswoman with nine lives. But 2014 could be the gravest threat to her political career yet....

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 ...

Donors Give Big To Bachmann Challenger

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

Jim Graves, the Democratic businessman who recently announced that he'd be challenging Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) in 2014 as he did in 2012, is o...

Opponent Trashes Bachmann: She 'Epitomizes So Much Of What's Wrong With This Country'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

Democrat Jim Graves, who narrowly lost to Rep. Michele Bachmann in the 2012 election, recently announced plans to challenge the controversial Republic...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Bachmann Opponent Calls Her An Embarrassment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) barely held onto her seat in the 2012 election, defeating Democrat Jim Graves by just over 1 percent of ...

Democrat Ready For Round Two With Bachmann

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

After months of hinting that his mission to oust Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) wasn't over, Jim Graves, a Democratic hotel executive who came within...

Bachmann Adversary: 'It Isn't Over'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

Jim Graves, a Minnesota hotelier who came within 5,000 votes of defeating Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) in 2012, is beginning to sound like he's rea...

Bachmann Smashes Record

KARE11 | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann eclipsed her record-setting 2010 fundraising total to win a fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, despite a strong c...

Bachmann Challenger Talks Round 2

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

Jim Graves, the Minnesota businessman who mounted an unsuccessful bid this year to unseat Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), said this week there could ...

Bachmann Survives Tough Reelection Bid

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Michele Bachmann has won her bid to continue to represent Minnesota's 6th congressional district, the Associated Press projects. Bachmann, who uns...

Bachmann Defends Controversial Witch Hunt

Salon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Locked in the toughest fight of her congressional career, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann defended her witch hunt against alleged Muslim Br...

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 Put On Defense By Strong Challenge

Politico | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

ANDOVER, Minn -- By all the standard metrics, Rep. Michele Bachmann should be coasting to victory....

HAHAHAHA: Bachmann Laughed At Over 'Political' Remark

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) drew laughs when she claimed she doesn't do "political speech" during a debate against opponent Jim Graves on Tuesday....

Bachmann's Tea Party 'Malarkey' Slammed In Debate With Rival

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) was slammed for earning national recognition by her Democratic challenger Jim Graves as the two faced off for the firs...

Meet The Man Who Could Give Bachmann The Boot

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

Jim Graves is a 58-year-old self-made Minnesota businessman and grandfather of seven, still married to his high-school sweetheart, running against a s...

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...

Michael McAuliff

I'd Welcome Back Michele Bachmann, Rabbi Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michele Bachmann may have sparked a a furor by deciding to attend Yom Kippur services last week at a Chicago temple that espouses t...