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Iowa Senator Quits After Report On Bachmann Money

An Iowa state senator resigned Wednesday after a special investigator found it likely he violated ethics rules by taking money from political entities connected to former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and then denying he’d done so.

10/02/2013

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Iowa Senator Quits After Report On Bachmann Money

An Iowa state senator has resigned after a special investigator found it likely he violated ethics rules by taking money from political entities connected to former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and then denying he’d done so.

10/02/2013

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New Ethics Complaint Filed Against Iowa Senator

A former aide to Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has filed a second ethics complaint against an Iowa state senator, alleging the lawmaker broke Senate rules by seeking payment for political work.

09/16/2013

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Iowa Woman Resolves Lawsuit Against Bachmann

An Iowa woman says she has resolved her lawsuit against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann that accused the former presidential candidate’s campaign of stealing an email list of home school supporters. A lawyer for Barbara Heki, of Johnston, says the case against the Minnesota congresswoman and her senior Iowa campaign aides was dismissed Friday in Polk County District Court. Heki had been a longtime board member of the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators and volunteered for Bachmann’s 2012 Iowa caucus campaign.

06/28/2013

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Iowa Senator Responds To Ethics Complaint

An Iowa senator accused of taking improper payments from a presidential campaign says there is no evidence to support the claims.

05/01/2013

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Affidavit: Bachmann Approved Pay For Iowa Senator

An Iowa campaign adviser to Republican former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has released an affidavit saying the Minnesota congresswoman approved a plan to indirectly pay an Iowa state senator to work on her 2012 campaign. The arrangement could violate Iowa Senate ethics rules.

04/22/2013

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Panel Doesn’t Act On Complaint Tied To Bachmann

A state Senate ethics committee has opted not to act on a complaint filed against a Republican senator that accused him of taking improper payments from Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign.

02/13/2013

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Ex-Bachmann Aide Alleges Ethics Violation In Iowa

A former aide to Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has filed an ethics complaint with the Iowa Senate, alleging that during her presidential campaign she made improper payments to a state senator.

02/11/2013

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Former Bachmann Aide Files Complaint To FEC

A former aide to Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says he’s filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission, claiming the one-time presidential challenger made improper payments to an Iowa state senator.

01/18/2013

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Former Bachmann Aide Sues Campaign Alleging Theft

An Iowa campaign aide for former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is suing the Minnesota congresswoman and a former top staffer, alleging an official stole a private email list and blamed her for its use.

07/30/2012

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Bachmann Vows To Stay In GOP Race Despite Setbacks

Republican Michele Bachmann ramped up accusations Thursday that a top supporter was paid to defect to rival Ron Paul, and vowed to stay in the race through next week’s Iowa caucuses.

12/29/2011