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Bachmann China: Overdrive?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

"China?!!!" Americans with functioning brain cells, watching Saturday's GOP debate. Meanwhile, deep inside Bachmann Central Command, there is turmoil...

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...

GOP Candidates Make Slippery Assertions In Presidential Debate

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry declared in the latest Republican presidential debate that he had never advocated turning Social Security ove...

Amanda Terkel

Michele Bachmann Defends Controversial Comments, Goes After Rick Perry

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann went after Rick Perry again during the GOP debate Thursday night for his 2007 executive order mandating that young girls receive the ...

Ex-Bachmann Campaign Manager Says Candidate 'Stumbled' With Questionable Remarks

Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Ed Rollins, who stepped down as Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign manager earlier this month, discussed the Republican hopeful's chances during...

Laura Bassett

Public Sours On Mandated HPV Vaccine, Ignores Others

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

As Texas Gov. Rick Perry's 2007 decision to mandate the human papillomavirus vaccination for young girls and Rep. Michele Bachmann's inflammatory rema...

'She's Tough To Work For': Ex-Bachmann Staffers Talk About Former Boss

The Star Tribune | Kevin Diaz | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

As her presidential campaign enters a decisive phase this fall, Michele Bachmann is facing new questions about her propensity for gaffes and the recur...

Jay Leno Presses Bachmann On Controversial Remarks

Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann appeared as a guest on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Friday, and the talk show host used the opportunity to press the Republican p...

How Will Accusations of Crony Capitalism Impact Perry?

Tarot Politico | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Tarot Politico

Why did Gov. Rick Perry attempt to mandate HPV vaccines for sixth grade girls in 2007? Did he do it because, as he claims, he "hates cancer?"

Facing Backlash, Bachmann Won't Back Down From Controversial Remarks

Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann defended controversial remarks she made earlier this week about the HPV vaccine during a stop in Sa...

Bachmann Shot At Perry Backfires

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Republican Michele Bachmann is feeling the sting of a presidential campaign jab gone awry, while the target is using the flap to s...

Bachmann, Perry in Race to Unreason

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Shawn Lawrence Otto

The HPV flap is just the latest in a GOP flight into unreason. Bachmann and Perry frequently take policy positions that fly in the face of science.

Jon Ward

Bachmann's Ex-Campaign Manager Calls 'Retardation' Comment A Mistake

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ed Rollins, the former campaign manager for Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), strongly criticized the presidential candidate's comments e...

Sam Stein

Rick Perry Campaigns In Only State With HPV Vaccine Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Beset by criticism over his executive order to mandate that underage girls in his home state receive the HPV vaccine, Texas Governor Ric...

Laura Bassett

Fair Discussion Of HPV Vaccine Gets Lost In The Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

As the Republican presidential field continues to attack Texas Gov. Rick Perry's executive order mandating the HPV vaccine for young girls, health adv...

Perry Facing Fire Over Controversial Executive Order

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, Gov. Rick Perry put aside his social conservative bona fides and signed an order requiring Texas girls to be vacci...

Michele Bachmann Steals A Line From Sarah Palin

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Rep. Michele Bachmann is accusing Republican presidential rival Rick Perry of engaging in "crony capitalism" in...

Amanda Terkel

Michele Bachmann Slams Rick Perry Over HPV Vaccine

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), the mother of three daughters -- though she seemed to momentarily forget how many children she had -- went after Rick...