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Michele Bachmann May Be Islamic State Target | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), who has previously made vocal and sometimes ill-informed condemnations of radical Islam, is at risk of ...

Michele Bachmann Says American Jews 'Sold Out' Israel By Supporting Obama

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has very strong feelings about Israel, and she's disappointed that American Jews don't have the same feelings she...

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 Mounts Fight Against Obama Order

Patch | Shawn Hogendorf | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

In what will more than likely be the last legislative action Michele Bachmann will make as a representative of the Stillwater area, the Sixth District...

Bachmann Pulls Unusual Move Amid Heated Debate

Minnesota Public Radio | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann has built her political career by being outspoken. It has helped her raise tens of millions of dollars and go from obscure back ...

Bachmann Criticizes 'Silencing' Of 'Any Form Of Dissent To Islam'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) criticized both President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for threatening to limit "the right to dissent from the Ame...

Despite Success, Bachmann Refuses To Back Off

Politico | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

Michele Bachmann has raised and spent more money this election cycle than any member of the House aside from Speaker John Boehner – close to $16 mil...

Bachmann In Danger

Salon | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

Despite her national fan base and a massive war chest, Rep. Michele Bachmann may be in more danger than most suspect, with a new poll showing her lead...

A National Foster Care Movement

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact
Daniel Heimpel

Over the span of the past two weeks, from my unique vantage point, I have seen two telling signs that the national movement to improve foster care is growing and, more importantly, developing the infrastructure for a sustained, youth-driven political movement.

Jon Ward

Michele Bachmann Woos Iowa Voters With Video, Social Media | 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...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats, GOP Have Now Rejected Each Other's Debt Plans | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just three days left until the country is set to begin defaulting on its debt, the House rejected a debt proposal by Senate Majorit...

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...

Jon Ward

Michele Bachmann Not Ready To Be President, Offices 'Wildly Out Of Control' | Jon Ward | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - A former chief of staff to Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) wrote Tuesday that his former boss is "decidedly" not ready to be president. ...

Michael McAuliff

John Boehner, GOP May Not Be Hearing Tea Party Pals | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The Tea Party roared Thursday. Or, it tried to, but it wasn't clear how well its demands were heard on Capitol Hill. A couple hundred ...

Michele Bachmann 2012: Will She Run For President? (PREDICT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Michele Bachmann run for president in 2012? Predict it below! Think you predicted correctly? Make predictions for other potential conte...

Broadening Discussion on the Constitution

Caroline Fredrickson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caroline Fredrickson

Michele Bachmann has dubbed her classes "Conservative Constitutional Seminars," which suggests she is not working to foster a comprehensive understanding of the Constitution.

Arthur Delaney

Orrin Hatch Latest Lawmaker To Flunk Unemployment Legislation 101 (VIDEO) | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch said this week that extended unemployment insurance "is well over 100 weeks now," making him the latest...

Lucia Graves

Dems Blast Republican Opposition To Settlement For Black Farmers, 'Stop Playing Games' | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic leadership slammed Republican opposition to legislation funding the multibillion-dollar settlement of a class-action suit by black farmers ...

Lucia Graves

House Republicans Allege Fraud In Settlement With Black Farmers, Call For Investigation | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans allege that a $1.25-billion settlement of discrimination claims with black farmers supported by the Obama administration is packed w...

Michele Bachmann: Obama Is Turning America Into 'A Nation Of Slaves'

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking at a conservative summit in Denver late last week, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said she believed America was turning into "a nation of sl...

Michele Bachmann: Nancy Pelosi Was Trying To 'Incite Something' Before Health Care Vote (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) accused Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week of trying to "incite something" by choosing to walk through a Tea Party rally b...

Michele Bachmann Compares Financial Reform To Mussolini-Style Fascism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking at an online town hall event this week, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R- Minn.) compared the financial reform bill currently in congress to Italy un...

Bachmann: GOP Should 'Be Re-Defined By The Tea Party Movement'

Think Progress | Matt Corley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At the inception of the tea party phenomena, organizers insisted that "the movement is not tied to the Republican Party." But in recent weeks, the Rep...

Bachmann Pledges To Break Law By Ignoring 2010 Census

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Next year, the 2010 Census will be sent to every American household, as required by the U.S. Constitution. The far right has issued dire warnings of t...

Maureen Reed Says She'll Challenge Michele Bachmann In 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dr. Maureen Reed, a Stillwater area physician and the Independence Party's 2006 nominee for lieutenant governor, today announced she would seek the en...