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Michele Bachmann

Michele Marie Bachmann is a member of the House of Representatives for and a potential candidate for President in 2012. She previously served in the Minnesota State Senate. She is the third woman, and first Republican woman, to represent the state in Congress.
Bachmann is a supporter of the Tea Party movement and is founder of the House Tea Party Caucus. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Michele Bachmann Endorses in Florida Special Election
2014-04-18
... R-Minn., endorsed in a Florida special election. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo). Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has endorsed businessman Curt Clawson with days to go in the Republican primary race to replace former Florida Rep. Trey Radel.
(Roll Call)
  1. Michele Bachmann Endorses Curt Clawson

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Michele Bachmann Gives Endorsement In GOP Primary For Her Seat
2014-04-14
Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has endorsed Tom Emmer in the GOP primary race for her seat. The Minnesota Republican Party endorsed Emmer on Saturday along with Bachmann, according to WCCO. Though she's not running for reelection, Bachmann ...
(Huffington Post)
  1. Republicans endorse Emmer for Sixth District

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Michelle Bachmann at Madison County GOP dinner
2014-03-03
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann of Minnesota's 6th Congressional District will be the featured speaker at the 59th Annual Madison County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner, scheduled for Saturday, March 22. Congresswoman Bachmann was a 2012 ...
(Madison County Record)
  1. County Republicans to welcome Bachmann

2013
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State Sen. John Pederson formally launches campaign to succeed Michele ...
2013-07-11
Minnesota state Sen. John C. Pederson, R-St. Cloud. (Courtesy of the Minnesota Senate). State Sen. John Pederson, R-St. Cloud, formally launched his bid Thursday to succeed Rep. Michele Bachmann in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District. The two-term ...
(Pioneer Press)
  1. Rep. State Sen. Pederson Jumps In 6th District Race
  2. Pederson joins 6th district race looking to reduce federal spending
  3. Minnesota Senator John Pederson to Run For Congress [VIDEO]

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Poll: Michele Bachmann in for tight fight
2013-05-20
With Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann facing a widening campaign finance probe, her Democratic challenger is out with a new poll showing him in a close race with the conservative firebrand. The survey, conducted by Public Policy Polling and obtained by ...
(Politico)
  1. Poll shows Bachmann trailing in 2014 reelection race
  2. FBI Investigating Bachmann Campaign, Including Alleged Sorenson Payments
  3. Democratic challenger leads Bachmann by 2 points in new poll

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Former aide to Rep. Michele Bachmann claims she made improper payments to ...
2013-01-18
DES MOINES, Iowa - Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann made improper payments to an Iowa state senator who was the state chairman of her failed 2012 presidential campaign, a former campaign aide said in a complaint filed Friday with the ...
(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  1. Ex-aide: Michele Bachmann hid payments to Iowa state senator
  2. Michele Bachmann Aides Won't Stop Snitching
  3. Michelle Bachmann stiffs her campaign staff, they retaliate by ratting to the feds

2012
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Brotherhood Ties (8)
2012-07-20
Michele Bachmann Calling Out Ties to Muslim Brotherhood (NewsMax.com)
Bachmann accuses Muslim House member of Brotherhood ties (Florida Today)
Bachmann adds Ellison to list with alleged Muslim Brotherhood ties (Pioneer Press)
Excerpt: Movie theaters across America have recently called to mind former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a woman whose visionary leadership and fortitude particularly in the fight against Soviet Communism, earned her the sobriquet the "Iron... (Read article)

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Republican Presidential Contest May End Soon (9)
2012-04-23
Republican Presidential Contest May End Soon, Bachmann Says (Businessweek, Businessweek, Businessweek, Businessweek)
On Mideast trip, Minn.'s Bachmann says Afghan war end remains 'very fluid' despite 2014 goal (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
Bachmann says Afghan war end remains 'very fluid' (Grand Forks Herald, msnbc.com)
Excerpt: Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, while refusing to endorse any of the four remaining competitors, suggested the contest may end soon and that money will be the factor that narrows the... (Read article)

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Presidential Race (8)
2012-01-04
Michele Bachmann drops out of presidential race (Tulsa World, Tulsa World)
Michele Bachmann drops out of US presidential race after rout in Iowa caucus (New Kerala)
Michele Bachmann drops out of Republican presidential race (Detroit Free Press)
Excerpt: WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - Wasting little time to assess her disappointing loss in the Iowa caucuses, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., quickly closed the door Wednesday on her hopes to win the White House. "Last night the people of Iowa spoke... (Read article)

2011
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Iowa Chair (6)
2011-12-29
Bachmann’s Iowa chair quits, endorses Paul (Winnipeg Sun)
Former Michele Bachmann Iowa chair: ‘It was my duty’ to aid Ron Paul (Des Moines Register)
Michelle Bachmann’s Iowa Chair Defects to Ron Paul (ABC News)
Excerpt: Republican presidential candidate and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (C) greets guests as she arrives for a town hall meeting with Iowa Senator Kent Sorenson (L) in Indianola, Iowa August 12, 2011. (REUTERS/Daniel Acker) U.S... (Read article)

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Bachmann Jabs (3)
2011-11-03
Bachmann jabs at 'frugal socialists' in GOP (USA Today)
Bachmann Jabs at rivals, ducks Cain controversy (CBS News)
Michele Bachmann Takes Small Jabs at Herman Cain (KGO-AM810)
Excerpt: GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann lashed out at some in her own party, saying some Republicans "aspire to be frugal socialists." The Minnesota congresswoman, who trails in public opinion polls for the GOP nomination, did not specify anyone by name... (Read article)

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Presidential Debate (3)
2011-06-14
Michele Bachmann Talks 2012 Presidential Announcement At GOP Debate (The Huffington Post)
Alan Schroeder: Michele Bachmann's Presidential Debate Debut (The Huffington Post)
Michele Bachmann uses GOP presidential debate to announce she's running in 2012 (The Post-Standard)
Excerpt: WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says she decided to jump into the 2012 Republican presidential sweepstakes at this time because she believed it was "the right thing to... (Read article)