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Bachmann Makes Questionable 9/11 Suggestion

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) suggested the Muslim Brotherhood was behind the 9/11 attacks during a press conference in Egypt on Saturday. "We ha...

Bachmann Slams 'Bizarre' Rove, Obama 'Insanity'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) took hits at both GOP strategist Karl Rove and President Barack Obama Tuesday during an interview with conservative ra...

Weiner Speaks Out On Why Bachmann Made Him Miss Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) spoke Thursday about Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) attacks on his wife, Huma Abedin, last year, telling Talkin...

Bachmann 'Intelligence' Role Draws Massive Pushback

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

A petition protesting the reappointment of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will be presented t...

Bachmann Wins

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

In the months following 9/11, Republican President George W. Bush spoke passionately about the need to respect Muslim-Americans and “the vibrant fai...

Bachmann Defends Controversial Witch Hunt

Salon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Locked in the toughest fight of her congressional career, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann defended her witch hunt against alleged Muslim Br...

Anti-Islam, Pro-Bachmann Effort Backfires

Salon | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

Michele Bachmann has been on a rather intense anti-Islam tear recently, fearmongering about Muslim Brotherhood infiltration of the government. Recentl...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Bachmann: Embassy Attacks Have Exposed Obama's 'Supposedly Genius Foreign Policy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) slammed President Barack Obama and his administration on Friday for pursuing a foreign policy of what she called “ap...

Gingrich Defends Bachmann, McCarthyism

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich justified his support of Michele Bachmann's campaign against top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and other government employees on Wedn...

Amanda Terkel

Counterterrorism Official Dismisses Michele Bachmann's Muslim Brotherhood Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The allegation that the Muslim Brotherhood is infiltrating the U.S. government lost further credibility on Wednesday when John Brennan, ...

Bachmann Makes Surprise Reversal After Muslim Slam

St. Michael Patch | Mike Schoemer | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

Less than two weeks after she questioned her fellow Minnesota U.S. Representative's ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, Rep. Michele Bachmann announced Mo...

Dem: 'I Was Proud' Of John McCain For Defending Abedin

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) wrote Saturday that he was "proud" of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for taking a stand against recent allegations that Huma ...

Conservatives Rise Up To Defend Bachmann

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

Last week, it seemed for a moment that Michele Bachmann had finally gone too far. After she and four other congressmen demanded that the government in...

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor Defends Michele Bachmann

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) declined Friday to join many of his colleagues in condemning Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and others for ...

Elise Foley

Louie Gohmert To Media: Stop Asking Politicians Their Opinions

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the list of politicians and groups condemning accusations that individuals are tied to the Muslim Brotherhood continues to grow, Rep....

Amanda Terkel

42 Religious Groups Condemn Michele Bachmann's Anti-Muslim Allegations

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Forty-two religious and secular organizations united on Thursday in condemning conservative lawmakers' allegations that Muslim-American ...

To Protect Democracy, the House Should Act Against Bachmann's Anti-Muslim McCarthyism

Robert Naiman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Robert Naiman

We need the voices of Muslim-Americans to help us reform U.S. foreign policy in the Muslim world. If Muslim-American voices are silenced, reforming U.S. policy is going to be much harder.

Amanda Terkel

House Intelligence Committee Members Condemn Michele Bachmann

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the House Intelligence Committee are declining to stick up for their colleagues' anti-Muslim allegations, saying that their c...

Tea Party Rep To McCain: You're A Numbnut

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) fired back at Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday, calling the senator and some of his colleagues "numbnuts" for critic...

Luke Johnson

Muslim Brotherhood Confused About 'Ridiculous' Bachmann Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has alleged that the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the top levels of the U.S. government but Muslim Brotherhood r...

Bachmann Controversy Fires Up Allies At Home

Politico | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

The verdict from Washington last week was swift and bipartisan: Michele Bachmann was out of line. Accusing two prominent Muslims — State Departme...

Amanda Terkel

Leading Jewish Group Condemns Michele Bachmann's Anti-Muslim Allegations

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A leading Jewish organization on Friday forcefully condemned the allegations made by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and four other memb...

Elise Foley

Louie Gohmert: 'You See Me Hugging Muslims Around The World'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), one of five House Republicans who claimed the Muslim Brotherhood may have infiltrated the government, prom...

Amanda Terkel

John McCain Slams Michele Bachmann's Attacks On Muslim-Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) vigorously defended top State Department official Huma Abedin, who is Muslim-American, against allegations by...

WATCH: Anderson Cooper Calls Out Michele Bachmann For Conspiracy Theory

Posted 09.17.2012 | Media

Anderson Cooper lit into Michele Bachmann on his Tuesday show for spreading rumors about the supposed infiltration by "Muslim extremists" into the U.S...