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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...

Good News For Michele Bachmann

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — The lawsuit against U.S. Rep Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign over allegedly stealing home-school supporters' email i...

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...

Bachmann Blitzes Key State

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

ORANGE CITY, Iowa — Republican presidential contender Michele Bachmann said she did not want "to trash anyone" on Friday and then called her lea...

Bachmann Plans Major Push In Key State

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Each of Iowa's 99 counties is likely to hear from Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann by the end of December. Bachman...

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...

Bachmann Undertaking Potentially Risky Strategy To Stay Relevant

AP | By PATRICK CONDON | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Michele Bachmann surged into the Republican presidential race by preaching tea party fiscal conservatism. Now, as she struggles to ...

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.