6th District

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Rep. Michele Bachmann Gives Farewell Speech

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann delivered a farewell speech Tuesday on the floor of the U.S. House. The 6th District Republican is leaving office after eight years in Washington D.C. Thanking her staff and Minnesota supporters, Bachmann said she was the nemesis of Democrats — but that she never compromised her beliefs.

12/09/2014

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Emmer Takes 6th District GOP Primary

Tom Emmer has won the Republican nomination for the U.S. House seat vacated by retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann. Emmer defeated Anoka County Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah Tuesday to capture the GOP’s nod in the 6th District. It’s a political resurrection for Emmer, who lost the 2010 governor’s race to Democrat Mark Dayton in a recount.

08/12/2014

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First DFLer Joins Rebooted Minn. 6th District Race

A Circle Pines environmental activist says she’ll seek the Democratic endorsement to run for Congress in Minnesota’s 6th District.

06/10/2013

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Talking Points: Will Tom Emmer Run For The 6th District?

What a difference a week in the race for Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. A week ago Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was running campaign ads — a recent poll showed she was in a dead heat with Jim Graves the DFL challenger who almost beat her in 2012.

06/02/2013

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6th District Residents React To Bachmann’s Surprise Announcement

Minnesota’s Rep. Michele Bachmann is one of those rare politicians people seem to really love – or not.

05/29/2013

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NOT Michele Bachmann Made An Important Announcement Today…..

As heard today on John Williams Show

05/29/2013

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Candidates Taking Nothing For Granted In The 6th District

The race for Minnesota’s 6th District finds both Michele Bachman and Jim Graves taking nothing for granted the day before Election Day.

11/05/2012

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Bachmann, Graves Meet For Final Debate In 6th

Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she’s a bipartisan problem solver. Her challenger, Democrat Jim Graves, says he has private sector experience.

11/04/2012

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Bachmann, Graves Face Off In 2nd Debate

Michele Bachmann is calling her bid for re-election her toughest race yet. On Thursday, the congresswoman and her DFL challenger Jim Graves faced off in their second debate.

11/01/2012

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Talking Points: Graves Vs. Bachmann For 6th District

A new Star Tribune poll says that Rep. Michele Bachmann holds a six-point lead in her race against hotel executive Jim Graves. Of those surveyed, 51 percent favor Bachmann while 45 percent say they will vote for Graves.

10/21/2012

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Talking Points: Bachmann Faces Her Toughest Race Yet

This week, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s campaign announced she raised $4.5 million for her re-election bid in the third quarter.

10/14/2012

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Bachmann Notches $4.5M For Minn. Election Bid

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has scooped up another $4.5 million for her Minnesota re-election campaign and entered the stretch run with a healthy amount in reserve.

10/12/2012

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In Minn.’s 6th, Big Spending By Bachmann, Graves

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is pulling in big money for her re-election in Minnesota’s conservative 6th District — but she’s also spending at a fast clip. So is her Democratic rival, Jim Graves, but at a smaller scale.

08/02/2012

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Graves Hopes For 1-On-1 Race Against Bachmann

Democrat Jim Graves says he doesn’t expect competition from the Independence Party as he challenges Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann in Minnesota’s 6th District.

05/31/2012

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Reality Check: Can Bachmann Still Run In The 6th District?

Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says she has not decided whether she will move into the 6th Congressional District she has represented since 2006.

02/22/2012

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