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Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann's swift rise and bruising fall tracked the fortunes of the Tea Party movement she helped inspire. The Minnesota Republican, who announced May 29...

Michele Bachmann’s Political Swan Song

The move comes a tangle of federal investigations into alleged misuses of campaign finances and a looming re-election fight against a tough opponent.

4 Days Till Iowa: Bye-Bye Bachmann

Sometimes politics can be very cruel. Michele Bachmann is in the midst of the most embarrassing last week in Iowa that I’ve ever seen a candidate experience. Her...

Marcus Bachmann Calls to Collect

When Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign was at its zenith over the summer, the gay rights group Truth Wins Out sent an undercover operative into the...

Is Michele Bachmann Getting Desperate?

She won the Iowa Straw Poll just two months ago, but since then, Michele Bachmann has plummeted in the polls, and it’s beginning to look like Ames was her apex...

Five Reasons Bachmann’s Gender Really Matters

It seems every week there is a story about Michele Bachmann that leads to a battle over whether said story was sexist. Her migraines. The money she spends on...

Michele Bachmann’s “Starring” Movie Role

Before the Sarah Palin bio-pic The Undefeated, conservative group Citizens United–yes, the same one–produced a film called Fire From the Heartland, a mixture of...

President Bachmann

Quote of the Day: “I don’t know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians. We’ve had an earthquake; we’ve had a hurricane. He said, ‘Are you...

Michele Bachmann’s Reading List

For politicians, naming a favorite book is often a chance to borrow some clout. But it can also put them in the sticky spot of having to defend ideas they’d...

Bachmann’s Apogee

While Michele Bachmann seemed to get the better of poor Seth Myers Tim Pawlenty in last night’s Republican debate, I suspect her moment in the sun is about to...