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Bachmann Teases Another Potential Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said she has not ruled out another presidential run, saying the media shouldn't just speculate about potential male 20...

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows What Americans Think Of Michele Bachmann | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

After Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) announced Wednesday that she will not seek reelection in 2014, a new national HuffPost/YouGov poll finds that sh...

Jason Linkins

Michele Bachmann's Legislative Accomplishments In One Chart | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

All the haters who say that Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has a "thin legislative resume" are totally forgetting that time she sponsored H.R. 923 (1...

Jason Linkins

Michele Bachmann's Presidential Bid: Was It A Smart Thing To Do? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

Did Michele Bachmann make the right decision to run for president in 2012? I'm not sure that "running for president in 2012" was a smart decision for ...

Bachmann Proudly Boasts About Flawless Record Of Accuracy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) gave an interview this week at Patrick Henry College, an Evangelical Christian institution in Virginia, in which she p...

Bachmann Breaks Barrier

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

Nearly five months after dropping out of the Republican primary after her last-place finish in the Iowa caucuses, Michele Bachmann made history in Tex...

Bachmann Says She's 'America’s Iron Lady'

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann reached across the pond and back a few decades at a campaign stop Wednesday, comparing herself to f...

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'...

Bachmann Asked To Drop Out Of Race

Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) on Wednesday confirmed that Bob Vander Plaats, CEO of Christian conservative group The Family Leader, had called her e...

Bachmann Wrong On Some Big Claims

Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on Michele Bachmann argued that "my facts are accurate" at the Dec. 15 debate, but a few days late...

Michele Bachmann's Harsh Response To Immigration Question

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly challenged GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann in an interview Monday on her recent campaign promise to deport all...

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...

Bachmann's Latest Head-Scratcher

Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Thursday that her campaign is helped by the fact that she hasn't "had a gaffe," an interesting...

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...

An Open Letter to the 2012 GOP Also-Rans

Karl Frisch | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

Dear GOP also-rans: you all might as well start polishing your resumes for Fox News because it is far more likely that you will find yourselves behind Glenn Beck's old desk in New York City than the president's desk in the Oval Office

Problems For Michele Bachmann In Minnesota?

Roll Call | Joshua Miller | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

The Minnesota delegation's 2012 support is suddenly up for grabs, but whether the only Minnesotan left in the 2012 GOP presidential race can capture t...

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...

Post-Reality Politics, Part One: Down the Rabbit Hole With the New GOP

Stephen Ducat | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Stephen Ducat

Since Reagan's subsequent beatification by those have sought to rewrite the history of his administration, GOP politicians and political consultants have gone from adeptly putting a self-serving spin on events to making them up out of whole cloth.

Laura Bassett

WATCH: Bachmann First Told 'Surprise' Miscarriage Story in 2008 | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) told a very personal story about having a miscarriage to a town hall a...

Jon Ward

Bachmann: 'I Have A Titanium Spine' | Jon Ward | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

DANIELS ISLAND, S.C. -- Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) turned away from the 300 or so people in the crowd in this upper class enclave just northeast ...

Jon Ward

EXCLUSIVE: Michele Bachmann To Launch Campaign From Iowa On Monday | 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 Taps High-Profile Strategist To Run Prospective Presidential Campaign

CBS News | Jan Crawford | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

As she prepares to enter the race in Iowa later this month, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has signed on high-profile political strategist E...

Jennifer Bendery

Watch: Bachmann Could Announce Presidential Run In Next Two Weeks | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said Tuesday she may speed up her planned announcement of a potential 2012 presidential run in response...

15 Potential Michele Bachmann Running Mates

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.29.2011 | Comedy

U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) recently announced on her Facebook page that she plans on forming an exploratory committee for a president...

Michele Bachmann: 'I Made A Mistake'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) tried on Tuesday to explain away a historical gaffe she made during a stop in New Hampshire last weekend. In a mis...