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Michele Bachmann for President

Perry Faltering Could Mean Good News For Bachmann

Reuters | Patricia Zengerle | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's strategy for dealing with rival contender Rick Perry is: do more of the same and bank on a misste...

Michele Bachmann Shrugs Off Gaffes: 'The Media Will Report What The Media Will Report'

AP | By BRUCE SMITH | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. -- Voters are more concerned about jobs and the economy than an occasional gaffe by a candidate, Republican presidential candidat...

Perry, Bachmann Avoid Each Other While At Same Event

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

WATERLOO, Iowa — They're competing with each other and currently leading the pack of Republican presidential hopefuls, but Texas Gov. Rick Perry and...

Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry Crossing Paths In Key State

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics

WATERLOO, Iowa — The two fastest-rising stars in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination worked to broaden their appeal Sunday ...

Bachmann Presses Faith

AP | BRIAN BAKST and PATRICK CONDON | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The surest place to find Michele Bachmann on Sundays this summer is at a worship service somewhere in Iowa, offering the testi...

Jason Linkins

Michele Bachmann Asked If She Is A 'Submissive Wife' At Iowa GOP Debate | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media

The crowd at the GOP primary debate in Ames, Iowa did not appreciate Byron York asking Michele Bachmann about this part of a recent Washington Post pr...

For Bachmann, An Issue Of Inaccuracy

The Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann's rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, earlier this week (full video clip below) is a good demonstration of the passion the GOP presid...

Michele Bachmann — The Making Of A Republican Front-Runner

The New Yorker | Ryan Lizza | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

The transformation of Michele Bachmann from Tea Party insurgent and cable-news Pasionaria to serious Republican contender in the 2012 Presidential rac...

WATCH: Bachmann Practices For 'Meet The Press'

Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy

Everyone could use a little practice before going on "Meet The Press," if only to get the name of the host straight. Comedian Sara Benincasa, who y...

Jon Ward

Bachmann Says Washington Is 'Deceiving' American People In Debt Ceiling Debate | Jon Ward | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann on Thursday said the debt ceiling debate is just the latest chapter in a long history...

Missing In Action May Mean Bad News For Bachmann

The Hill | Michael O’Brien | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has missed nearly 40 percent of votes in the House since she formally launched her presidential campaign....

Investigative Report: Michele Bachmann's Husband's Clinic Cures Migraines Through Prayer

David Kronke | Posted 09.21.2011 | Comedy
David Kronke

A former patient of Marcus Bachmann who suffered from crippling migraines revealed that he was told that prayer could relieve him of his urges to suffer from debilitating headaches and "re-orient" him into "mainstream, Christian society."

Bachmann Clinic Gets Punked

Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

A group of gay rights activists targeted a Minnesota clinic owned by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and her husband Marcus in a pr...

Bachmann Makes Bold Promise, Hesitates When Pressed On Issue

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

NORWALK, Iowa — Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann promised Wednesday that she would submit only balanced budgets if elected nex...

As Candidates Run For Office, Some Run From Their Church

Posted 09.19.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) On a recent Sunday, Rep. Michele Bachmann offered a Pentecostal church in Iowa an intimate account of ...

Rove On Bachmann: 'It's Going To Be Important For Her To Get Her Doctors Out There'

Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

Karl Rove shared his take on recent reports on migraine headaches experienced by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann during an appearan...

Bachmann Addresses Questions About History Of Severe Headaches

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's quick move Tuesday to squelch concerns about her history of severe headac...

Bachmann Reportedly Suffers From Headaches That Can 'Incapacitate' Her For Days

Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

This post has been updated. Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's campaign is pushing back against a story published online by the ...

Michele Bachmann Criticizes Black Farmer Settlement

AP | MARGERY A. BECK | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. — Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann pointed to one program in particular Monday when talking about wasteful governm...

Michele Bachmann's Choot-spa Moment

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 09.17.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

While I am certainly no Yiddish maven, I know enough words and phrases to know that when someone mispronounces a Yiddish word it hurts my ears.

Michele Bachmann Targeted By Gay Rights Groups

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

In the early weeks of her presidential run, Michele Bachmann has avoided getting bogged down in the divisive, distracting terrain of social policy. ...

Michele Bachmann's Husband In Unwanted Spotlight

AP | PATRICK CONDON | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — One of Michele Bachmann's closest advisers during her rapid political rise was her husband, Marcus. He also was one of the lea...

Going After Michele Bachmann May Be Risky Business

AP | By BRIAN BAKST | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- For Michele Bachmann, the laugh line doubled as a clear message that she thinks she's ready for the rough-and-tumble of presidentia...

Bachmann Addresses Signing Controversial Pledge, Slavery

Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

During an appearance on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday night, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann discussed her decision to sign a cont...

Police Reports Show Different Side Of Bachmann

The Miami Herald | Marc Caputo | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

With a penchant for tough talk and polarizing positions, Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann is a magnet for controversy -- and there's...