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Will We Have Michele Bachmann To Kick Around Again?

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Michele Bachmann leaves office at the end of the current Congress, but we may not have heard the last from her.

Michele Bachmann: Gays Are “Bullying” The American People

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Soon to be former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says that gays and lesbians are bullying people: Speaking to conservative host Lars Larson during last week’s CPAC event in Maryland, Bachmann said it’s been getting “tiresome” that the gay community have “so bullied the American people and they have so intimidated politicians that politicians fear them and they think […]

Michele Bachmann Thanks Egyptian Military For Coup That Has Killed Hundreds

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If I didn’t know better, I’d think that this was a Saturday Night Live sketch: Three U.S. lawmakers who have generated controversy for their statements about Islam and Muslim Americans released a video Saturday praising the Egyptian military and thanking it for staging the July 3 and subsequent crackdowns against their “common enemy,” the Muslim […]

Democrat Who Nearly Beat Michele Bachmann Won’t Run For Her Seat

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Jim Graves, who came within 4,300 votes of defeating Michele Bachmann last year, will not be running for her seat now that she’s retiring: Minnesota businessman Jim Graves, a top Democratic recruit who had been planning a rematch against Rep. Michele Bachmann next year, abruptly suspended his campaign Friday morning — two days after Bachmann […]

Michele Bachmann Won’t Run For Re-Election

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Faced with the twin threats of a growing ethics investigation and the prospect of a repeat fight with a challenger that came close to beating her in 2012, Michele Bachmann announced last night that she will not be running for re-election: Representative Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota Republican who made an ill-fated run for the Republican […]

Michele Bachmann Was Inspiration For Romance Novel

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This is not from The Onion: A romance novel inspired by Michele Bachmann? Believe it or not, it’s a feminist tome, says the author. “Fires of Siberia” is a new e-book by Tréy Sager set for release on June 1 that is inspired by the Minnesota congresswoman, in which Bachmann, er, the main character — […]

Michele Bachmann: 9/11 And Benghazi Were “God’s Judgment”

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Michele Bachmann thinks she’s found the root cause of terrorism: Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) continued to promote a right-wing Sept. 11 “National Day of Prayer and Fasting” on Thursday, telling an audience gathered at a Capitol Hill event that such actions were necessary because “judgment” had been passed down by God on that day in […]

Michele Bachmann Could Face Ethics Probe

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John Avlon reports at The Daily Beast that Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann could be facing a House Ethics Committee probe related to her 2012 Presidential campaign: The Daily Beast has learned that federal investigators are now interviewing former Bachmann campaign staffers nationwide about alleged intentional campaign-finance violations. The investigators are working on behalf of the Office […]

Republicans Could Have Done A Lot Worse Than Mitt Romney

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Mitt Romney wasn’t a perfect candidate, but he was much better than most of the 2012 Republican field.

Michele Bachmann In Trouble In Her Re-Election Bid?

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A new poll from a Democratic polling firm suggests that Michele Bachamann may be in danger in her re-election bid: Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is in a close race, according to a poll conducted for her Democratic opponent, Jim Graves. The poll shows Bachmann holding a narrow 48 to 46 percent lead despite the conservative lean […]

Eric Cantor Defends Michele Bachmann’s McCarthyism

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Unlike Speaker John Boehner, who quickly joined John McCain in denouncing Michele Bachmann’s slanderous allegations against Huma Abedin, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor doesn’t seem at all concerned by Bachmann’s behavior: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) Friday defended Rep. Michele Bachmann’s questioning of a top Hillary Clinton aide’s loyalty to the United States, saying […]

Michele Bachmann’s McCarthyite Crusade Against Huma Abedin And Other Muslims

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Michele Bachmann and several other Members of Congress are engaging in the despicable tactics of Joe McCarthy.

For Some Bizarre Reason, Michele Bachamann Thinks She’s Qualified To Be Vice-President

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If there’s one name that clearly hasn’t been on the short list of anyone talking about potential running mates for Mitt Romney, it’s Minnesota Congressman Michele Bachmann. Given her bizarre performances during the GOP nomination fight on issues like Gardisil and her even more bizarre statements as a Congresswoman, there’s really no rational reason why […]

Michele Bachmann Renounces Swiss Citizenship

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Only days after it became public that she had obtained Swiss citizenship through her husband, Michele Bachmann has walked the entire thing back: Michele Bachmann no longer wants to be a Swiss miss. The Minnesota congresswoman asked the Swiss government Thursday to withdraw her citizenship, saying she wanted to make it clear that she was […]

Michele Bachmann Now A Citizen Of Switzerland

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Michele Bachmann, the Congresswoman from Minnesota who most recently ran for President of the United States, is now a Swiss citizen: Rep. Michele Bachmann is now officially a Swiss miss. Bachmann (R-Minn.) recently became a citizen of Switzerland, making her eligible to run for office in the tiny European nation, according to a Swiss TV […]

Michele Bachmann: Feds Could Mandate A One-Child Policy

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She may not be running for President anymore, but Michele Bachmann is back running for Congress, and she’s back pouring on the craziness: During Tuesday night election coverage on the GBTV program “Real News From The Blaze,” Rep. Michele Bachmann expressed her growing concerns over the implications of the recent debate involving the mandating of […]

Herman Cain On ‘Dancing With The Stars’? Sadly, No

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Apparently, the producers of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars  tried to get Herman Cain as one of the “celebrities” for the upcoming season: A spokeswoman for Herman Cain confirmed this morning that the former GOP presidential candidate was approached by ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” to appear on this season’s competition. But Cain nixed the […]

Romney About To Pick Up Michele Bachmann’s Endorsement?

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Mitt Romney’s first stop after Florida will be Minnesota, which holds a caucus on February 7th, but there’s speculation this morning that he could be going there for another reason as well: Mitt Romney is carrying a full head of steam after winning the Florida primary, but the Republican presidential contender isn’t headed first today […]

Santorum Staffer: Women Shouldn’t Be President Because It’s Against God’s Will

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Marie Diamond finds this nugget in a Des Moines Register article discussing the reasons why Michele Bachmann’s campaign failed: Rival presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s Iowa coalitions director, Jamie Johnson, sent out an email saying that children’s lives would be harmed if the nation had a female president. He wrote it in June, but it surfaced […]

Michele Bachmann Out, Rick Perry Staying In

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After a disappointing sixth-place finish in the Iowa Caucuses, Michele Bachmann is out of the Presidential race: Michele Bachmann announced Wednesday morning that she would drop her presidential bid following her sixth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses Tuesday night. “Last night, the people in Iowa spoke with a very clear voice, and so I have […]

The End Of The Ames Straw Poll? Don’t Count On It

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The Ames Straw Poll isn’t going away any time soon.

Mitt Romney “Wins” Iowa By Eight Votes, Santorum A Very Close Second

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It was a photo finish in the Hawkeye State.

Sarah Palin Sticks The Knife In Michele Bachmann

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In case you were wondering if the relationship between Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann had improved recently: As for Michelle Bachmann. She has a lot to offer, also, but I don’t think it is her time this go around. And I believe that unless she, too, wants to spend her own money or borrowing money […]

Sometimes, It Makes Sense To Skip New Hampshire

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If you’re running low on cash, keeping it low-key in a state you can’t win sometimes make sense.

Finally, It’s Caucus Day; Plus, A Prediction

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After almost a year of campaigning, it’s finally time for someone to cast a vote.

A Traffic Jam At The Top In Iowa

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Heading into the last day of campaigning, the race in Iowa is too close to call.

Romney Leads Paul, Santorum Surges, In Final DMR Iowa Poll

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Romney, Paul, Santorum. The last set of Iowa frontrunners seems to be set.

Michele Bachmann’s Epic Collapse

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Executive summary: She’s a kook unfit to serve as dog catcher, much less leader of the free world.

Bachmann SuperPAC Switches To Romney

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\ As is losing a top Iowa supporter to Ron Paul isn’t bad enough, Michele Bachmann has also apparently lost the support of a SuperPAC originally formed to support: A political action committee which had planned to support Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign has very quietly defected to Mitt Romney — and it’s spending big on […]

Former Chairman Of Michele Bachmann’s Iowa Campaign Endorses Ron Paul

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Sometimes, things happen in politics that you just have to laugh at and this is one them: In a shock announcement Wednesday night, Iowa state senator and onetime Michele Bachmann campaign leader Kent Sorenson declared that he is now supporting Ron Paul for president. Sorenson made the announcement at a Paul rally with veterans here […]

Gingrich, Perry, And The Virginia Pre-Primary

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Virginia has helped winnow the Republican field. You’re welcome America.

Republicans Clash At The (Thankfully) Final Debate Of 2011

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The final candidate clash of 2011 didn’t lead to the sparring that some expected.

Gingrich Takes Fire At Iowa Debate, Romney Misfires

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This time, it was Newt Gingrich who walked away unscathed from a Republican Presidential debate.

Michele Bachmann Becomes Fifth Candidate To Decline Invite To Trump Debate

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The Republican rejection of the ridiculous Newsmax/Donald Trump Debate has reached what might be critical mass: CNN is reporting that Michele Bachmann will not participate in Donald Trump’s debate. That leaves Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich as the sole debate participants. There’s only one question that remains. Would anyone actually tune in to watch a […]

Newt Gingrich Now Clear Iowa Frontrunner

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Newt Gingrich is looking really good in the Hawkeye State right now.

A Different Kind Of Presidential Forum

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Last night’s Huckabee Presidential Forum was different, and surprisingly substantive.

Newt Gingrich On Immigration: A Perry Moment?

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Newt Gingrich spoke some truth on immigration last night, and that might hurt him with Republican voters.

The GOP’s Bizarre Iowa Debate/Forum/Church Revival Meeting

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Did you know there was another GOP debate last night? Well, you didn’t miss much.

Republicans For Waterboarding

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The most disturbing part of Saturday’s debate came when most of the GOP candidates endorsed torture.

Ron Paul And Michele Bachmann Complain They Weren’t Treated Fairly At Debate

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Ron Paul and Michele Bachmann both complained after last night’s debate that they weren’t being treated fairly by the moderators: Fireworks were few and far between at the GOP’s foreign policy debate tonight, but if any issue provoked the ire of some candidates it was not each other but rather how CBS News’ moderator Scott […]

CNBC Republican Debate Winners And, Well, Loser

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Last night’s debate was about more than Rick Perry’s gaffe.

Republicans Bash Obama For Doing What Bush Wanted To Do In Iraq

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President Obama is being attacking from the right for following through on a policy decision made by his Republican predecessor.

Michele Bachmann Loses Entire New Hampshire Campaign Staff

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Michele Bachmann’s campaign appears to be unraveling: Pindell scoops that Michele Bachmann’s entire paid campaign team – roughly a half-dozen staffers – in New Hampshire has quit out of frustration with the campaign. They were going to do it even earlier, he reports, but didn’t because it would have harmed the candidate. It certainly isn’t […]

Not Exactly A Honeymoon In Vegas

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It was a Las Vegas slugfest last night, but once again Mitt Romney walked away unscathed.

Behind The Collapse Of The Bachmann Campaign

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NRO’s Robert Costa is out with an interesting and detailed look at what’s gone wrong with the Michele Bachmann campaign over the past two months. Most interesting is the rather obvious conflict between Bachmann’s professional advisers, and her inner circle: By that August afternoon, when Bachmann finally beat Paul in Ames (albeit by a slim […]

Two New Polls Confirm It’s A Romney/Cain/Perry Race, For Now

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The Republican race remains as fluid as it has ever been.

Michele Bachmann Blames Obama For Arab Spring

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Michele Bachmann has a rather bizarre view of the protests which swept the Arab world starting in January, and which so far have led to the downfall of three dictators: Michele Bachmann condemned the Arab Spring and blamed President Obama for allowing it to happen by “showing weakness” and by compromising the United States’ relationship […]

Mitt Romney Back At The Top In New National Poll

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Rick Perry’s slide in polls seems to be accelerating.

Romney Leads In New Iowa Poll

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Previous polls of likely Iowa caucus goers had Michelle Bachmann, and then Rick Perry in the lead but a new poll from American Research Group has some very interesting results: Mitt Romney — 21% (up three points from July 2011 ARG poll) Michele Bachmann — 15% (down six points from July 2011 ARG poll) Rick […]

Despite Debate Missteps, Rick Perry Continues To Lead In New CNN Poll

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Questions that have arisen about Rick Perry’s campaign in the wake of a month of lackluster debate performances and and disappointing finish in Florida’s straw poll, but they don’t seem to be hurting Rick Perry’s status as a frontrunner if the latest CNN/ORC poll is any indication: According to the survey, which was released Monday, […]

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