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Michele Bachmann held a $125 per person Christian rally and then a $1,000 per person fundraiser Friday near Nashville, Tenn.
The events were closed to reporters, but she did speak to the media briefly before the rally, The Tennessean reports:
If you missed “Saturday Night Live,” the opening skit lampooning a Republican Presidential Debate is worth taking a look at.
Kristen Wiig has Michele Bachmann down pat.
Keenan Thompson, as former pizza chain executive Herman Cain, had a great line
Michele Bachmann endorsed Michigan Republican Pete Hoekstra in the contest to unseat U.S. Sen.
A New York Times story about Michele Bachmann’s financing concerns notes that her penchant for raising lots of money from many small donations — which worked wonders in her congressional campaigns — may not be working so well in a national race.
Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann again doesn’t fare well in New Hampshire polling, according to the latest Rasmussen Poll out today.
Mitt Romney continues to dominate there, getting 39 percent support from likely voters in the state’s GOP p
The Washington Post has a story about Michele Bachmann’s debate coach, Brett O’Donnell, who is described as the “candidate whisperer.”
He may be the most potent force on Bachmann’s presidential campaign, the story says.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is far back in the pack with just 5 percent support in the latest New Hampshire Republican primary poll.
The Suffolk University poll shows Mitt Romney far ahead of all other contenders, with a 27-point lead over runne
Tim Pawlenty is out of the Republican presidential race but says he’s headed to Tunisia next month on another electoral mission, the Wall Street Journal says.
He’ll be leading an election monitoring delegation organized by the International Republi
ORLANDO, Fla. — Alex Conant, the chief spokesman for the Tim Pawlenty presidential campaign, has signed on to work as the press secretary for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
Conant will start his new job on Oct. 3, according to the St. Petersburg Times.
Just as we’re hearing that the Iranian hikers are free comes a report that Congresswoman Michele Bachmann wants to ban Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from speaking at the United Nations.
She says he’s an outlaw and shouldn’t be allowed in th
By Devin Henry | Wednesday, September 21, 2011
A Republican presidential poll just out in South Carolina doesn’t look good for Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.
In the poll by Winthrop University, taken Sept.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann talked about health care in Iowa Monday, touting a proposal where people buy their own health insurance plans with tax-free dollars, rather than being tied to an employer’s plan.
CBS News said she was speaking to a gr
Bachmann’s former campaign chief says her future is limited
By Eric Black
The top dogs in the Republican presidential race, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry, weren’t there when California Republicans met in Los Angeles over the weekend, but Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul were.
Time to add a new term to the 2012 lexicon: “Perrycare.”
That’s what Michele Bachmann dubbed Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s 2007 mandate that all Texas schoolgirls get a vaccination against HPV.
There’s been no shortage of stories about Michele Bachmann’s propensity for being a little loose with the facts in some of her speeches and pronouncements, but now the New York Times expounds on it for a wider audience.
The story focuses on her sta
The University of Iowa says it’s sorry that someone tweeted from its account a lame joke about Congresswoman Michele Bachmann being a cougar, AP says.
Apparently a mountain lion was spotted in Iowa City, and a tweet went out from the school saying:
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s plan to bring $2 gas and more energy independence to America led to her recent statement about looking for more energy in the U.S, “whether that is in the Everglades, or whether that is in the eastern Gulf region, or