Michele Bachmann

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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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Minn. Might Name Highway For Slain Police Officer

A Minnesota police officer killed in the line of duty could soon be remembered with a stretch of highway named in his honor.

02/05/2013

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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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Minn. Congress Members To Take Oath At U.S. Capitol

Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.

01/03/2013

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NJ Man Accused Of Threatening Bachmann, Jindal

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man made threatening phone calls to public officials including Louisiana’s governor and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann.

12/20/2012

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Bachmann Re-Election Run Eased Other Campaign Debt

Republican Michele Bachmann has dramatically reduced what had been a more than $1 million debt from her failed presidential run — and she has her congressional re-election effort to thank for it.

12/07/2012

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Iowa Straw Poll On The Outs With GOP Establishment

In the days since Republicans lost an election many in the party thought was theirs, chatter has been bubbling about what the GOP should do to recover.

11/22/2012

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Gay Marriage Debate Far From Over

The most talked about, expensive and historic vote was the one for the marriage amendment, which for the first time in any state did not receive enough votes to pass.

11/07/2012

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In Bachmann’s Narrow Win, Hints Of Vulnerability

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is headed back to Washington, but the tea party favorite’s toughest race yet suggests a new vulnerability in the wake of her failed presidential run.

11/07/2012

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After Big Losses, Minn. GOP Faces Tough 2 Years

Minnesota Republicans have some serious rebuilding ahead. The 2012 election was a stinging loss for the GOP in Minnesota, from the top of the ticket to the bottom.

11/07/2012

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John Rash Previews Election Day On WCCO

About three million people across the state are expected to cast their ballots on Election Day, and millions more will do the same across the nation.

11/06/2012

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8th Dist. Race Tops List Of Minn. House Matchups

Democrats are watching a northeastern Minnesota race as one of their top chances for a pickup in the U.S. House.

11/06/2012

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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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Movie Blog: ‘Janeane From Des Moines’ Review

Meet Janeane. Last year, when all those Republican presidential hopefuls were revving their campaigns into gear in Iowa, she was there with pleas and tears. She pushed by the TV cameras to talk to Mitt Romney, who hugged her, held her close and listened as she said: “Save the small families in America!”

11/02/2012

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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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Bachmann, Graves Meet In 1st Debate In Minn.

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann and Democratic challenger Jim Graves clashed over a bridge outside Minnesota’s 6th District as they faced each other in their first debate Tuesday.

10/30/2012

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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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Kluwe Tries To Spark Gay Marriage Talk, Gets ‘Empty Chair Debate’

He’s being called the “unlikely spokesperson” for the pro-gay marriage cause.

10/19/2012

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Bachmann Faces Re-election Challenges

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s tendency to cause a ruckus on Capitol Hill made her a tea party sensation. Her bulging campaign treasury and conservative district make her a clear favorite to win a fourth House term on Election Day, despite her Democratic rival’s attempts to turn her won’t-budge philosophy into a liability.

10/18/2012

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Reality Check: The New Attack Ads Both Sides Are Using

Minnesota’s television airwaves are flooded with negative campaign ads right now, especially in the hotly contested races for Congressional seats held by Republicans Michele Bachmann and Chip Cravaack.

10/17/2012

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Bachmann Maintains Money Edge In Re-Election Race

Republican Michele Bachmann’s opponent for congressional re-election has put more of money into his campaign, but the incumbent still has a wide cash advantage heading into the final weeks.

10/16/2012

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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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The 6th District Race: Bachmann Vs. Graves

Minnesota’s sixth congressional district race is one of the hottest contested races in the country.

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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Rep. Bachmann Goes After Dem Rival In 1st TV Ad

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann paints Democratic challenger Jim Graves as a big spender in her first TV ad of the year in Minnesota’s 6th District.

09/20/2012

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