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U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks at the "Values Voter Summit" on Sept. 17, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Teen Claims Threats Over Bachmann Debate Challenge

A New Jersey teenager says she’s received threats since challenging U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann to a debate over the Constitution.

05/20/2011

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Bachmann Mulling 2012 Run Comes To Ohio

Ohio is playing host to a Minnesota congresswoman considering a 2012 presidential run.

05/19/2011

Minn. Gov. Tim Pawlenty addresses supporters at the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting Feb. 19, 2010 in Washington, D.C.

Pawlenty Courts Tea Partyers; Call Him ‘Tea-Paw?’

Republican Tim Pawlenty, “T-Paw” to his supporters, has increasingly tied himself to the new crop of grass-roots activists in the 2012 presidential campaign.

04/16/2011

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Event March 7, 2011 in Waukee, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Pawlenty At Mass. Rally: Throw Out Fed. Tax Code

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty told a tax day rally on Boston Common on Friday that the nation should toss out the federal tax code and start over to reflect the needs of a much smaller central government.

04/15/2011

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Likely GOP Contenders Plot Tea Party Strategies

As the tea party turns 2, the still-gelling field of Republican presidential contenders is the first class of White House hopefuls to try to figure out how to tap the movement’s energy without alienating voters elsewhere on the political spectrum.

04/15/2011

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Pawlenty To Headline Boston Tea Party Rally

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will be among the speakers at an April 15 tea party rally in Boston.

03/30/2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Bachmann Says She Wouldn’t Have Gone Into Libya

A tea party-backed conservative congresswoman says President Barack Obama has failed to demonstrate a vital U.S. national security interest for going into Libya.

03/30/2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks at the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC), on February 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. The CPAC annual gathering is a project of the American Conservative Union.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bachmann Likely To Enter Presidential Race By June

Tea party favorite and Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is feeling pressure from the political calendar to rush a decision on a White House bid and may announce her intentions as early as May, one of her top advisers said Thursday.

03/24/2011

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park February 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. A dozen potential Republican presidental hopefuls are set to address CPAC, the largest gathering of conservative activists in the country. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Tea Party Uses Ariz. Summit To Scope Out 2012 Role

A couple of thousand tea party members convening a weekend summit in Phoenix are determined to have a say in choosing the next Republican nominee for president.

02/26/2011

Tim Pawlenty speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference. (credit: CBS)

GOP’s Pawlenty Has Date With Tea Party Summit

Republican Tim Pawlenty’s attempt to build his stature among tea party voters takes him to a summit in Arizona next week.

02/18/2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks at the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC), on February 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. The CPAC annual gathering is a project of the American Conservative Union.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bachmann ‘Undecided’ About 2012

Rep. Michele Bachmann says she hasn’t decided whether to run for president but wants to help “set the table” for debate in the 2012 White House sweepstakes.

02/17/2011

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Mark McKinnon On GOP & Tea Party

Political insider Mark McKinnon wrote an interesting article on whether the GOP will embrace Tea Party folks like Michele Bachmann headed into the 2012 election cycle. We’ve got the link.

02/04/2011

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Tea Party Activist Bachmann Plans S.C. Visit

Tea party activist and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann plans a swing through South Carolina in two weeks, one of a string of potential 2012 presidential contenders visiting the state.

02/03/2011

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Tea Party Rep. Bachmann Speaking In Honolulu

Tea party Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is speaking in Honolulu during a luncheon.

02/02/2011

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Repercussions From Bachmann’s Tea Party Speech

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is making headlines across the country for doing something unprecedented. Her decision to have her own response to the State of the Union has a lot of people speculating about divisions within the Republican Party.

01/26/2011

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks at the "Values Voter Summit" on Sept. 17, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Bachmann’s Tea Party Response To SOTU

In an unusual move, tea party favorite Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., followed House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s response with high profile speech of her own.

01/25/2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) listens to her introduction prior to speaking at the Iowans for Tax Relief PAC Watchdog Reception January 21, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann spoke to Iowa's largest anti-tax group amidst speculation that she will run for president as a Republican candidate in 2012.  (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Scalia Addresses Bachmann’s Tea Party-Organized Event

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia says members of Congress need to get themselves a copy of the Federalist Papers — and make sure they read it.

01/24/2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) listens to her introduction prior to speaking at the Iowans for Tax Relief PAC Watchdog Reception January 21, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann spoke to Iowa's largest anti-tax group amidst speculation that she will run for president as a Republican candidate in 2012.  (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Esme’s Blog: Underestimating Michele Bachmann

There are many who have dismissed Rep. Michele Bachmann as the shrillest of the shrill voices on the far right. Even her own party dismissed her with a rebuff to her effort to join the leadership of the new Republican controlled Congress.

01/22/2011

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Bachmann Brings Tea Party Message To Iowa

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann brought her tea party message and possible presidential ambitions to Iowa on Friday night, speaking before about 300 members of an influential anti-tax group that shares many of the Republican’s views.

01/21/2011

Speaker of the House-designate Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (R) and Rep. Michelle Bachmann greet colleagues during a roll call vote on the election of the next Speaker of the House January 5, 2011 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bachmann ‘Not Ruling Out’ Presidential Bid

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is the keynote speaker at a GOP event in the early presidential caucus state of Iowa later this month, and a spokesman said Wednesday that the tea party favorite has “not ruled out” a bid for president.

01/05/2011

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Bachmann Bid For GOP Leadership Gets Cool Reaction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Self-proclaimed tea party leader Michele Bachmann’s bid for a top Republican post in the House received a cool reaction Thursday from Speaker-to-be John Boehner, an early test of how GOP leaders will […]

11/04/2010

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Good To Know: Meet The 1st Amendment, O’Donnell

The election is just around the corner, and this year’s field is filled with people who want the job but have little to no experience. Don Shelby says, at a debate in Delaware today, it showed.

10/20/2010

9/15/10 Michele Tafoya with Sean Miller

In her first hour on Wednesday, Michele spoke with Sean Miller of “The Hill” about the results of last night’s primaries, and exactly how powerful the Tea Party movement is…

09/15/2010

John Williams 9-15-10

A new meaning to Pants on the Ground came out of St. Paul How do kids ask each other out on dates nowdays…you’ll be surprised Did Ines Sainz bring on the cat calls from the […]

09/15/2010

9/15/10 Chad Hartman 1pm Hour

In his second hour on Wednesday, Chad talked about Christine O’Donnell’s win in the Delaware Republican Senate Primary last night, and what it means for the Tea Party movement nationwide. He also took listener thoughts […]

09/15/2010

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