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Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Kurt Bills Ad Slammed

During last night’s Vikings game, Kurt Bills ran an ad claiming Amy Klobuchar covered up for Tom Petters and failed to prosecute him while she was Hennepin County Attorney.

10/26/2012

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Campaign Writer With Local Roots Previews Presidential Debate #2

Bloomberg News political writer John McCormick joined Dave on Tuesday morning

10/16/2012

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President Obama Unveils Hard-hitting Campaign Ad

President Obama has a new campaign ad that sharply attacks Republican candidate Mitt Romney

05/14/2012

Sweater Vests

CBS Political Analyst Previews Minnesota Caucus Night

CBS national political analyst Dotty Lynch joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Monday.

02/06/2012

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Bachmann Ends Bid For White House

Rep. Michelle Bachmann has suspended her presidential campaign.

01/04/2012

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Bachmann: Romney, Gingrich Both Have ‘Flaws’

Rep. Michele Bachmann said Tuesday she still thinks she has a good chance of winning the Iowa Republican caucuses, saying presidential campaign rivals Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney “have significant flaws.”

12/06/2011

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Michelle Bachmann Talks NBC And MOA

US Representative Michelle Bachmann talked with Dave Lee Friday morning.

11/25/2011

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Bachmann Visits Morning News With Dave Lee

Rep. Michelle Bachmann called into the Morning News with Dave Lee Tuesday to talk about her campaign and her new book.

11/22/2011

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Bachmann Campaign Criticizes Republican Foes

Rep. Michelle Bachmann has gone on the campaign offensive with her Republican brothers.

11/16/2011

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PBS Business Reporter Hosts Iowa Candidate Forum

PBS Nightly business reporter Tom Hudson has a big assignment today.

11/01/2011

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Bachmann’s Latest Campaign Video

Republican Presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann has released a new campaign video.

09/28/2011

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2012 Republican Campaign Gets Not So Polite

It was all going so pleasantly. A month ago, the Republicans who would be president gathered for a debate in New Hampshire and had nothing but nice things to say about one another.

07/13/2011

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Bachmann Gives Taste Of Iowa Past In 1st TV Ad

Republican Michele Bachmann is playing up her Iowa past in the debut television ad of her presidential campaign.

07/07/2011

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Republican Pawlenty Asks Iowans To Examine Record

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty told Iowa residents Wednesday that the prestige of the state caucuses is riding on the experience of the winner chosen during the leadoff nominating contest next February.

07/07/2011

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty attends the first 2012 Republican presidential candidates' debate in Manchester, New Hampshire June 13, 2011. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Pawlenty Criticizes Obama, GOP On Foreign Policy

Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty is calling on Republicans to resist “isolationist sentiments” he said would endanger U.S. interests around the world.

06/28/2011

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin became a household name when Sen. John McCain announced her as his surprise running mate. Palin has five children: Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, and Trig, who was born in April 2008 with Down syndrome. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Bachmann and Palin square off in Iowa

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is visiting Iowa, on the heels of Rep. Michelle Bachmann’s announcement yesterday.

06/28/2011

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Bachmann: ‘Scare Tactics’ In Debt Ceiling Issue

On the eve of her entry into the 2012 GOP presidential race, Rep. Michele Bachmann said “scare tactics” are being used by those warning of an economic calamity unless Congress raises the government’s borrowing limit by an August deadline.

06/26/2011

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Small Checks Drive Michele Bachmann’s Big Bucks

New York retiree Phyllis Hornung has never been to Minnesota and has no ties to the state — other than the steady stream of campaign donations she sends to Michele Bachmann.

06/24/2011

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Poll: Bachmann, Pawlenty Gain In GOP Field

Republicans are starting to pay more attention to the candidates who hope to take on President Barack Obama next year, and so far that’s been a good thing for Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty.

06/24/2011

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Rep. Bachmann On Good Morning America

Minnesota Representative Michelle Bachmann was interviewed on the ABC news show Good Morning America.

05/31/2011

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Iowa Stops Fill Pawlenty’s Memorial Day Calendar

A week after launching his Republican presidential campaign in Iowa, Tim Pawlenty will be back in the all-important state to campaign on Memorial Day.

05/27/2011

Tim Pawlenty announces his bid for U.S. President in 2012. (credit: CBS)

Not The Whole Truth In Pawlenty Claims

“Truth” was Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s buzzword Monday when he announced his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. He said he will tell the truth about hard choices facing the nation while others — President Barack Obama notably among them — do not. A parsing of Pawlenty’s opening-day statements shows they were not the whole truth.

05/24/2011

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Which Republican Candidate Has The Best Chance Of Defeating President Obama in 2012?

Now that Donald Trump is out of the running for the Presidency, which of the Republicans has the best shot at unseating President Obama?

05/16/2011

Vice President Joe Biden

VP Biden Headed To Minn. For Fundraiser

Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Minnesota for a high-dollar fundraiser toward President Barack Obama’s re-election.

05/10/2011

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