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Group Cited By S.C. Shooting Suspect Donated To Rep. Bachmann’s Campaign

The leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several to Republican presidential candidates, The Guardian newspaper reported Sunday night.

06/22/2015

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Senate Passes Bill Renaming Minnesota Post Office

A bill that would rename the Cold Spring post office after slain Officer Tommy Decker has passed the U.S. Senate and is heading to President Barack Obama’s desk to be signed into law.

12/05/2014

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Source: Bachmann Given Security Detail After ISIS Threat

Capitol police are providing security for Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann because of a threat from ISIS.

10/20/2014

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Joe Perske On 6th District Odds: ‘People Want A Change’

The seat in Minnesota’s 6th congressional district is completely up for grabs, with Rep. Michele Bachmann opting not to run for re-election. While the District is heavily Republican, two years ago businessman and Democrat Jim Graves came within one percentage point of beating Bachmann.

08/31/2014

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Bachmann Considering Another Presidential Run?

U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says she is not necessarily thinking about running for president again, disputing a recent report that suggested she was. Bachmann said last year she didn’t plan to run for re-election for her Minnesota seat in congress this year.

07/23/2014

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Bachmann Backs Emmer To Succeed Her In Congress

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is formally backing GOP candidate Tom Emmer to succeed her in Congress as an expected primary awaits that Minnesota race. Bachmann and other Republican officials stood with Emmer at a Tuesday news conference.

04/15/2014

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Minnesota Delegates Cook Up Bipartisan Hotdish Contest

Rep. Michele Bachmann says she hoped the judges would take pity on her. It’s her last year in Congress, after all. But in the end, Bachmann’s best effort — a hotdish called the “Polar Vortex-Mex” — wasn’t enough.

03/12/2014

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Minn. Politicians Respond To State Of The Union Address

President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to make his pitch that the nation must come together to address persistent problems, from the wealth gap to economic mobility to lagging schools. Here are some responses to the address from Minnesota politicians.

01/29/2014

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Sartell Mayor Announces Bid For 6th District

One more name just entered the race for Minnesota’s 6th congressional district. Sartell Mayor Joe Perske announced his intention to land the Democratic Farm Labor Party nomination for U.S. Congress.

01/14/2014

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Miley Cyrus Lampoons Rep. Michele Bachmann On ‘SNL’

As the shutdown of the federal government went into its sixth day, “Saturday Night Live” took a shot at Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachman. Show host Miley Cyrus performed a parody of her song “We Can’t Stop” in character as Bachmann.

10/06/2013

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Records: Paul Aide Gave Iowa Senator $25K Check

Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson received a $25,000 check from a high-ranking official in Ron Paul’s presidential campaign days before ditching Michele Bachmann to back Paul, and eventually got $73,000 in suspicious payments that may be linked to Paul’s campaign, an investigator has found.

10/03/2013

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Minn. Congressional Delegation Splits Over Syria

Minnesota’s congressional delegation is split over President Barack Obama’s proposed military strike against Syria. And the split is not falling along party lines.

09/04/2013

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Ex-Adviser To Michele Bachmann Selling Book

An ex-adviser to Michele Bachmann’s 2012 presidential bid is promoting a new book he says provides an insider’s account of that campaign. Peter Waldron’s book “Bachmannistan: Behind the Lines” says it sheds light on illegal and unethical behavior.

08/27/2013

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Bachmann, Allies Pitch I-94 Widening To Dayton

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and other elected officials from along Interstate 94 between Minneapolis and St. Cloud are asking Gov. Mark Dayton to consider making it a higher state priority to widen the freeway by a lane in each direction.

07/30/2013

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Rep. Bachmann: Nothing Will Come Of Ethics Inquiry

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she doesn’t think anything will come of a House Ethics Committee inquiry into her presidential campaign. Bachmann spoke to reporters Tuesday at Minnesota’s Capitol.

07/30/2013

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House Ethics Committee Investigating Rep. Michele Bachmann

The House Ethics Committee is continuing an investigation of Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota. The committee announced on Friday it had received a referral from the Office of Congressional Ethics.

07/26/2013

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Minnesota Reacts To SCOTUS Decision On DOMA

Rep. Keith Ellison and Rep. Michele Bachmann shared their divergent views regarding Wednesday morning’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the Defense of Marriage Act.

06/26/2013

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Former Minn. Senate Leader Koch Won’t Run In 6th

Another well-known Republican is dropping out of the race to replace Michele Bachmann in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. Amy Koch, the former state Senate majority leader from Buffalo, says Tuesday she’s not running.

06/04/2013

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GOP Field Taking Shape In Open 6th District Race

One possible Republican candidate for Michele Bachmann’s congressional seat is taking herself out of the running while another gets ready to announce his plans. Bachmann’s surprise decision not to seek reelection started a scramble among possible Republican successors.

06/03/2013

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Jim Graves Drops Out Of Race In 6th Congressional District

The Democrat gearing up for a rematch against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann suspended his campaign Friday, proclaiming success in his goal to oust the polarizing conservative from Congress two days after she announced she wouldn’t seek re-election.

05/31/2013

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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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Graves On Bachmann Decision: ‘She Read The Tea Leaves’

Rep. Michele Bachmann’s announcement that she won’t seek a fifth term has her most recent opponent saying that she “read the tea leaves,” in an apparent reference to her Tea Party ties.

05/29/2013

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Video: Memorable Recent Moments From Rep. Bachmann

Rep. Michele Bachmann has been at the center of many memorable moments in Minnesota politics in recent years. Here is a collection of some of the most notable or most watched videos on WCCO.COM from recent years.

05/29/2013

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Bachmann Wants White House Investigated Over IRS Flap

Rep. Michele Bachmann is joining the calls for a thorough investigation as President Obama prepares to answer further questions about the growing controversy at the IRS. The acting commissioner resigned on Wednesday after the agency admitted it targeted conservative groups.

05/16/2013

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Bachmann: A ‘Privilege’ To Attend Thatcher’s Funeral

Rep. Michele Bachmann said it was a “privilege” to attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher. Congresswoman Bachmann was one of three members of the U.S. House to attend the funeral in London.

04/17/2013

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