Michele Bachmann

Is Bachmann Angling to Be Romney’s Veep?

Michele Bachmann abruptly canceled scheduled events in Iowa on Tuesday to do nine conservative and Christian radio programs. Her No. 1 topic? Newt Gingrich’s soft stance on immigration. Which candidate does this most help? Mitt Romney.

Throughout the summer and fall, Romney has hardly needed to attack any of his rivals; Bachmann has …

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. Now, in a series of low-production-value online videos, the self-styled “comeback kid” is telling voters “Don’t Settle”—in life or on a moderate Republican presidential candidate.



Michele Bachmann, in what appears to be a broadcast from her local public access studio, coins the term in reference to Rick Perry’s executive order mandating the HPV vaccine for teenage girls. (No mention of the uninsured rate in Texas).

Tonight’s Debate: Bachmann’s Last Chance to Break Out?

Let’s take bets. How long will Michele Bachmann wait before making her voice heard during Monday night’s CNN/Tea Party Express debate? In the Sept. 7 debate, Bachmann didn’t speak until the 14-minute mark. And when she did speak, she didn’t go on the offensive against Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the candidate winning over the …

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 going to start listening to me here?'”

I hope the moderators of next week’s Republican debate will ask Michele Bachmann’s rival candidates if they also think that natural …

Understanding Michele Bachmann’s “Submission”

“Submission” is not a word common to presidential politics. But in last week’s presidential debate, it became a hot topic because of Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann.

In 2006, Bachmann told a story about her career path. “My husband said, ‘Now you need to go and get a post-doctorate degree in tax law,’” Bachmann said. “Tax …

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 infomercial and documentary about a “new generation” of conservative women. When it was originally advertised in the fall of 2010, …

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 rather not endorse. While she was a Minnesota state senator, Michele Bachmann posted a list of nine favorite works on her website. Here’s a look at her must-reads and what each …