Articles Tagged 'Michele Bachmann'
Michele Bachmann says she won’t run for Senate after all
Conservative firebrand Michele Bachmann said Monday she has no plans to run for U.S. Senate, despite previous suggestions she might run for former Minnesota Sen.… READ MORE
Second Republican Announces Bid for Bachmann Seat
Anoka County Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah announced on Wednesday that she is running for Minnesotaâ€™s 6th District seat.
Sivarajah is the second GOP candidate in the primary to replace GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann, who announced last month that she would not seek re-election.
Former state Rep. Tom Emmer, a Republican who lost a 2010 gubernatorial bid, announced his candidacy last week.… READ MORE
Tea Party at Crossroads After Bachmann
With Rep. Michele Bachmannâ€™s announcement that sheâ€™ll leave Congress in 2014, colleagues and allies are left to wonder who will take her place as the tea party standard-bearer in the House.
They arenâ€™t sure yet, but they do know one thing: There wonâ€™t be another Michele Bachmann.
Credited with energizing the tea party movement in its early stages, and for… READ MORE
Bachmann wonâ€™t seek reelection in 2014
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) announced on Wednesday that she would not seek reelection to Congress in 2014.
â€œAfter a great deal of thought and deliberation, I have decided next year I will not seek a fifth congressional term,â€ said Bachmann in a video message on her campaign website. â€œI am confident that this is the right decision.â€
Bachmann did not… READ MORE
Bachmann Seeks Redemption at Home
Once one of the tea partyâ€™s loudest voices on Capitol Hill, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann now shuns the national spotlight for Saturday morning coffees in St. Cloud.
These are the political consequences when a former presidential candidate wins re-election by a single point.
Fourteen months after dropping out of the White House race, Bachmann is attempting to recast her national… READ MORE
Republican conservatives in Indiana gunning for Lugar
By Paige Winfield Cunningham-The Washington Times
Tea partyÂ sympathizers continue shellingÂ Sen. Richard G. LugarÂ of Indiana as they work to defeat him in next weekâ€™s primary, which is shaping up as the premiere chance for the political movement to capture a senior Republican scalp in this yearâ€™s elections.
The pressure onÂ Mr. Lugar, a six-term incumbent, grew Wednesday when… READ MORE
Bachmann to Endorse Romney at Campaign Event Tomorrow, Aide Says
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Bloomberg News
Former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will endorse Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination tomorrow, a Romney campaign official said.
Bachmann, a Minnesota congresswoman who dropped out of the presidential race on Jan. 4 after finishing sixth in the Iowa caucuses, will deliver the endorsement as Romney campaigns in Virginia, said the official who wasnâ€™t… READ MORE
Republican Candidates Clash in Pivotal Iowa Debate
By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE, DEVIN DWYER and MICHAEL FALCONE, ABCNews.com
Less than three weeks before the Iowa caucuses, six Republican presidential candidates faced off last night… READ MORE
Gingrich Defends Stance On Illegals in GOP Forum
By Joy Lin | FOXNews.com
Six presidential candidates participated in Mike Huckabee’s presidential forum in New York City Saturday, fielding questions from three Republican attorneys… READ MORE
Santorum picks up powerful former Bachmann supporter in N.H.
By Cameron Joseph – The Hill
A former top advisor for Michele Bachmann’s New Hampshire campaign has endorsed Rick Santorum for president.
Karen Testerman, a social conservative leader in the state, is the founder of Cornerstone Policy Research. She was also a top Bachmann advisor in the state, but quit along with four others in late October, saying the national … READ MORE