Reality Check: What's True, What's Misleading In Obama-Critical AdA new political ad running on WCCO-TV is highly critical of President Barack Obama and the new federal health care law, but the ad’s claims that are questionable.
Tea Party: Warming Or Resigned To Mitt Romney? Long skeptical of Mitt Romney, tea party activists are either warming up to the GOP presidential front-runner or reluctantly backing him after abandoning hope of finding a nominee they like better.
Tuning In, Turning Out: Tea Party Finds Its MusicThe tea party activists that packed the room picked up the refrain of a song as they waited for Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann to arrive.
GOP Candidates In SC Vow To Carry Tea-Party BannerPledging fidelity to the Constitution and vowing to carry the tea party's banner to Washington, the Republicans chasing the GOP's presidential nomination are pitching themselves as the strongest candidate to roll back four years of President Barack Obama's tenure.
Obama: Another Year Or More For Housing TurnaroundPresident Barack Obama said Wednesday that it will likely be another year or more before the housing market picks up and home prices and sales start rising.
White House Paints GOP Field With Tea Party BrushThe rising profiles of Republican presidential candidates Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann are giving the White House a new opening: linking the entire GOP field to the tea party, whose popularity has recently sagged.
Bachmann Defends Medicaid Funds To Spouse's ClinicAs Rep. Michele Bachmann tours the country criticizing government as too big and too expensive, the Republican presidential candidate has come under mounting scrutiny over public dollars flowing to family business interests.
Bachmann: Time Was Ripe To Jump Into 2012 RaceOne hand clutches a crisply folded U.S. flag with a concealed weapons certification protruding; the other slides discreetly into a denim coat pocket. Behind the beaming state lawmaker, a silhouette target with bullet holes square in the chest. Next to her nameplate, a "No New Taxes!" sticker.
Bachmann: GOP Race Can Handle Me And PalinRep. Michele Bachmann, who is considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination, says she thinks the race can accommodate both her and Sarah Palin.
GOP Presidential Contenders Drift To The RightIn the first presidential election since the tea party's emergence, Republican candidates are drifting rightward on a range of issues, even though more centrist stands might play well in the 2012 general election.
Iowa May Be Fertile Ground For GOP's BachmannIf there's any state where Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann could stir the Republican race for president, it's Iowa.
Duluth Councilman Will Challenge Rep. CravaackA Duluth city councilman on Wednesday announced his plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District.
Teen Claims Threats Over Bachmann Debate ChallengeA New Jersey teenager says she's received threats since challenging U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann to a debate over the Constitution.
Bachmann Mulling 2012 Run Comes To OhioOhio is playing host to a Minnesota congresswoman considering a 2012 presidential run.
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.