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Minn. Rep. Bachmann endorese one-time rival Romney for president

May 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has endorsed one-time Republican rival Mitt Romney for president. Bachmann says electing Romney will be the country’s last chance to keep from “going forward” over a cliff. The reference is to Democratic President Barack Obama’s use of the word “forward” as a campaign slogan. Continue Reading

In a year of cataclysms, a few faces stand out

December 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Seismic jolts shook 2011 uprisings that set a whole region afire, natural disasters of historic destructiveness, the demise of icons. But again and again amid these world-changing convulsions, the mirror of a single face, or two or three, joyous, tormented, panicked or hopeful, brought the larger-than-life moments back to human scale.
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Bachmann: Romney, Gingrich have ‘significant flaws,’ GOP race a ‘political Wall Street’

December 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Congresswoman Michelle Obama is brushing aside polling numbers showing her trailing badly in Iowa, saying “I think we’re perfectly situated to be where we want to be.” Continue Reading

Bachmann clinic presses gay activist who recorded videos for $150 fee

November 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The gay activist who filmed undercover videos inside Marcus Bachmann’s counseling clinic says he’ll go to court if needed to fight a $150 fee he faces for canceled therapy sessions. Continue Reading

Bachmann wants Obama to apologize to Israel

November 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann called on President Barack Obama Tuesday to apologize to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for an unflattering exchange caught on an open microphone at a summit in France last week. Continue Reading

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Bachmann wishes Elvis happy birthday on death date

August 16, 2011 in INFORUM

SPARTANBURG, S.C. Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann got her Elvis Presley dates all shook up during a campaign stop in South Carolina. Continue Reading

SPIN METER: Spouse standard shifts for Bachmann

July 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican Michele Bachmann says scrutiny of her husband is out of bounds as she seeks the Republican presidential nomination. But her rules have changed since she attacked Democrat Barack Obama over comments his wife made three years ago. Continue Reading

Bachmann says she, not husband, running for office

July 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Rep. Michele Bachmann today again refused to answer questions about her family’s business and finances, saying that she and not her husband was the one seeking the White House. Continue Reading

Bachmann camp accused of shoving TV reporter in South Carolina

July 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

ABC News says a reporter trying to question GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann was pushed and shoved by members of her camp after a campaign event in South Carolina. Continue Reading

Aide: Bachmann up for rigor of race, White House

July 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

An aide to Republican Michele Bachmann says the Minnesota Republican can withstand the rigors of a campaign and the stress of serving as president. Spokeswoman Alice Stewart rejected a report today that severe migraine headaches have limited Bachmann’s ability to campaign in the past. She says the implication that Bachmann’s health would keep her from carrying out the job of president is “just not true.” Continue Reading