Rep. Michele Bachmann
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.