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As others see it: What were they thinking?

September 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

Sioux City Journal

It’s hard to know where to begin in discussing comments made by U.S. House members Steve King, Michele Bachmann and Louie Gohmert during a trip to Egypt earlier this month.
If we boiled our reaction down to one question, it p…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rep. Michele Bachmann says she won’t run for re-election

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, a tea party favorite, announced Wednesday she will not run for another term in the U.S. House, saying her decision had nothing to do with ongoing investigations over finances related to her unsuccessful run for the Republican presidential nomination. Continue Reading

Bachmann re-election run eased other campaign debt

December 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Michele Bachmann has dramatically reduced what had been a more than $1 million debt from her failed presidential run and she has her congressional re-election effort to thank for it. Continue Reading

Super PAC expands targets to Minnesota’s Bachmann

August 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A left-leaning political action group has added Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann to its list of targets. San Francisco-based CREDO SuperPAC said Thursday that Bachmann will join a list of tea party-friendly Republicans the group hopes to help defeat in November. Continue Reading

Fellow Minnesota Republican disputes Bachmann remarks

July 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen says the comments made by fellow Minnesota GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann about Islamic fundamentalists infiltrating high levels of U.S. government are “not appropriate” and “not accurate.” Continue Reading

Bachmann broadens Muslim Brotherhood allegations

July 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Rep. Michele Bachmann has accused a fellow Minnesota congressman, Democrat Keith Ellison, of having associations with the Muslim Brotherhood, a fundamentalist group with political strength in Egypt. Continue Reading

McCain defends Clinton aide against allegations leveled by Rep. Bachmann

July 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican Sen. John McCain on Wednesday strongly defended a longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton against unsubstantiated allegations that her family has ties to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, repudiating charges leveled by another Republican, Rep. Michele Bachmann. Continue Reading

Bachmann: ‘Schizophrenic’ ruling undermines court

June 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is calling the ruling to uphold the controversial federal health care law “schizophrenic” and says it undermines the Supreme Court’s credibility. Continue Reading

Bachmann asks for withdrawal of her Swiss citizenship

May 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is giving up her citizenship in Switzerland. The Minnesota Republican issued a statement Thursday saying she had sent a letter to the Swiss Consulate asking for withdrawal of her Swiss citizenship. She says she did so because she wants to make it clear that she is and always has been 100 percent committed to the United States. Continue Reading

Michele Bachmann becomes a citizen of Switzerland

May 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bachmann’s spokeswoman Becky Rogness says the congresswoman has been eligible for dual citizenship since she married her husband of Swiss descent in 1978. Rogness tells Minnesota Public Radio that some of the couple’s children wanted to exercise their eligibility for dual citizenship, so they went through the process as a family. Continue Reading