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Michele Bachmann: 'God, I'm A Loser'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) won the Iowa straw poll for presidential candidates in August 2011, but dropped to barely 5 percent in the Iowa caucus...

Investigation Of Former Michele Bachmann Adviser Heats Up

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The Iowa Senate Ethics Committee voted 4-2 Wednesday to ask the Iowa chief justice to name a special investigator to look into alleged payments to Iow...

Former Staffers Hurl 'Betray' Charge At Bachmann

Salon | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Over a year after she dropped out, Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has refused to pay five staffers from her failed presidential bid, according to a ...

Jason Linkins

A Fond Farewell To Michele Bachmann

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

The Iowa caucuses are perhaps better known as a contest that culls certain losers from a field of candidates than one that anoints the winner. But thi...

Michele Bachmann Ends Presidential Campaign

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

After a poor showing in Tuesday night's Iowa caucus, Michele Bachmann announced that she will be ending her campaign for the Republican presidential n...

CNN's Major Website Fail

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

CNN's website experienced a major fail Tuesday night, as the network covered the 2012 Iowa caucuses. A still image from a video of Sarah Palin was...

Michele Bachmann Needs A Miracle

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

By Eric Johnson OSKALOOSA, Iowa, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Facing colossal odds in the Republican nomination race, presidential candidate Michel...

Bachmann Vows To Crush Obama's 'Socialism'

Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann promoted herself on Tuesday as the contender best suited to lead a crusade against President Barack Obama'...

Jon Ward

Iowa Lining Up Nicely For Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

As millions of Americans turn their full attention to the Republican presidential primary for the first time, there are two competing choruses with se...

Bachmann Fights Back In Iowa

Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

As Republicans scramble for votes in the crucial days before the Iowa caucuses, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) announced a new ad campaign painting h...

Jon Ward

Michele Bachmann Woos Iowa Voters With Video, Social Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

EMMETSBURG, Iowa -- Michele Bachmann entered the Pizza Ranch, a ubiquitous chain in Iowa, here Saturday afternoon, shook a few hands, and then went be...

Michele Bachmann: People Of Iowa Didn't Want Gay Marriage

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann would turn back the clock on gay marriage in Iowa if she was elected - because that's what the people of I...

Bachmann: Gay People CAN Get Married. But...

Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says gay people do have the right to get married -- so long as they're planning on tying the knot with a m...

WATCH: What Is Michele Bachmann Doing?

Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) joined her rival GOP presidential candidates in Iowa for a forum on social issues over the weekend, taking a moment be...

Michele Bachmann Talks 'Ravages' Of HPV Vaccine

Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann is still defending her opposition to the vaccine that prevents HPV, the leading cause of cervical cancer. At a campaign event in Shel...

Michele Bachmann 'Thanks' Supporter For Shocking Statement

Luke Johnson | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) thanked an Iowa radio show listener who said he'd rather vote for Charles Manson than President Barack Obama. Bachm...

Jon Ward

Michele Bachmann Feels The Heat On Eve Of Ames Straw Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

Video by Sara Kenigsberg DES MOINES, Iowa -– The crowd waiting to hear Michele Bachmann speak at the Iowa State Fair on Friday was large, and res...

Jon Ward

WATCH: Rick Perry's Announcement Not A 'Diss To Iowa', Says Iowa GOP Chair

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -– Iowa Republican Party Chairman Matt Strawn said Friday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to announce his presidential run on...

Bachmann: As President, I'll Find Obama A 'Real Job'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Republican candidate Michele Bachmann spent Saturday shaking hands in Iowa diners and strolling through a bustling farmers mark...

Michele Bachmann: America's First Female President?

Robert Guttman | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

The odds are extremely long against the Minnesota congresswoman to win the GOP nomination for the presidency. However, the odds are more in her favor to be the vice-presidential nominee to pep up the GOP ticket.

Bachmann Rising, Palin Fading?

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The problem for Palin is that both she and Bachmann are favorites of an almost-identical slice of the Republican electorate. Which creates somewhat of a zero-sum game between the two: as one gains support, the other is bound to lose support.

Jon Ward

EXCLUSIVE: Michele Bachmann To Launch Campaign From Iowa On Monday

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Rep. Michele Bachmann will officially launch her campaign for president next Monday in Iowa, the Huffington Post has learned. Bachm...

Michele Bachmann 'Prayerfully Considering' Entering 2012 Race

Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

(AP) DES MOINES, Iowa - If there's any state where Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann could stir the Republican race for president, it's Iowa. She was...

Michele Bachmann Heckled In Iowa

Politico | Kasie Hunt | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann said again Monday that the American intervention in Libya was a mistake -- but this time she had to talk over a heckler who shouted v...

Michele Bachmann: Planned Parenthood The 'LensCrafters Of Big Abortion'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

PELLA, Iowa -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said Monday that she supports the ideas behind a GOP budget plan to slash $5.8 trillion in spending over the...