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Michele Bachmann State of the Union

The GOP's New Craze Explored

Salon | Alex Pareene | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Are you ready for the television event of the year? That’s right: It’s almost time for the annual State of the Union address and its rapidly multi...

Cain To Deliver Tea Party Response To State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Herman Cain will deliver the Tea Party's response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 24. "Herman Cain has been a s...

Conan: Michele Bachmann Looks 'Ridiculous'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Something was strange about Michele Bachmann's Tea Party response to Obama's State of the Union address, and it wasn't just that someone asked Michele...

PICTURES: Most Bizarre SOTU YouTube Comments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

No news event is ever really real until the video appears on YouTube and anyone with an Internet connection can comment on it. A veritable Gallup pol...

Michele Bachmann Response Raises Congresswoman's Conservative Profile

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann took another leap in her remarkable climb to national attention and tea party prominence with her ...

Michele Bachmann State Of The Union Response

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) delivered her own rebuttal to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night despite Rep. Paul R...

Matthews: Bachmann A 'Balloon Head'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Tuesday's "Hardball," Chris Matthews was so incredulous about Michele Bachmann's interpretation of American history that he called her a "balloon h...

Republicans Urge Obama To Join In Cutting Spending

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The nation faces a crushing burden of debt and is on course for an economic disaster without dramatic action to wrestle the budget ...

The Unbearable Lightness of Michele Bachmann

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

America is great and so were our Founders, but America's Founders were not perfect. By deifying the founding moment, Bachmann and the Tea Party ignore the great and enduring accomplishments of successive generations.

Michele Bachmann State Of The Union Response Downplayed By GOP Leadership

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP leadership reacted coolly Monday to news of Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's secondary Tea Party-sponsored State of the Union rebuttal, stating m...

Michele Bachmann Not Planning To Kiss Obama

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Freshman members of Congress are supposed to be quiet, unobtrusive, deferential. Michele Bachmann must have missed the memo. At her first State of th...