Articles Tagged 'Michele Bachmann'

Michele Bachmann says she won’t run for Senate after all

by Nicole Darrah
February 6, 2018
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

by Emily Cahn, Roll Call
June 14, 2013
Anoka County Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah announced on Wednesday that she is running for Minnesota’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

by Emma Dumain, Roll Call
June 1, 2013
With Rep. Michele Bachmann’s announcement that she’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 aren’t sure yet, but they do know one thing: There won’t be another Michele Bachmann. Credited with energizing the tea party movement in its early stages, and for… READ MORE

Bachmann won’t seek reelection in 2014

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) announced on Wednesday that she would not seek reelection to Congress in 2014. “After a great deal of thought and deliberation, I have decided next year I will not seek a fifth congressional term,” said Bachmann in a video message on her campaign website. “I am confident that this is the right decision.” Bachmann did not… READ MORE

Bachmann Seeks Redemption at Home

Once one of the tea party’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

May 3, 2012
By Paige Winfield Cunningham-The Washington Times Tea party sympathizers continue shelling Sen. Richard G. Lugar of Indiana as they work to defeat him in next week’s primary, which is shaping up as the premiere chance for the political movement to capture a senior Republican scalp in this year’s elections. The pressure on Mr. Lugar, a six-term incumbent, grew Wednesday when… READ MORE

Bachmann to Endorse Romney at Campaign Event Tomorrow, Aide Says

May 3, 2012
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 wasn’t… READ MORE

Republican Candidates Clash in Pivotal Iowa Debate

December 11, 2011
By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE, DEVIN DWYER and MICHAEL FALCONE, 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

December 4, 2011

By Joy Lin | 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.

December 1, 2011
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 …

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