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Michele Bachmann

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  • McManus: The perils of political punditry

    McManus: The perils of political punditry
    Back in 2011, at the dawn of a long presidential campaign, I established a fine baseline for my credentials as a political prognosticator: I told readers that Mitt Romney's strongest challengers for the Republican nomination would be Texas Gov. Rick Perry...
  • McManus: The GOP's tactical retreat

    McManus: The GOP's tactical retreat
    A well-organized retreat is said to be one of the most difficult military maneuvers: You're under enemy fire, your troops are likely to be demoralized, and you've got to avoid a rout. That why House Republicans' orderly withdrawal last week from an...
  • McManus: Let's talk GOP and fantasy politics

    Almost four years ago, long before the 2012 presidential campaign heated up, CNN took a poll to learn who Republicans might choose as their party's next nominee. There were two clear front-runners: former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former Arkansas Gov....
  • Artists tell campaigns, delete me from your playlist

    Artists tell campaigns, delete me from your playlist
    Mitt Romney's campaign can now point to something it has in common with Ronald Reagan's -- a musical act is asking it to stop using its music at campaign stops. The rock band Silversun Pickups this week served Romney's campaign with a cease-and-desist...
  • Chan Lowe: Herman Cain hired by Fox News

    Chan Lowe: Herman Cain hired by Fox News
    It’s hard to say who provided the best cartooning material during the 2012 Republican primaries. The lunatic fringe voters, the ones who turn out for these events, dutifully produced a rich, colorful succession of front runners; Bachmann, Gingrich,...
  • AIG Nearly Bites The Hand That Fed It

    Sometimes you don't know where to begin. OK, let's start with AIG. Remember when the mega-insurer was on the brink of collapse and the government bailed it out to the tune of billions? Remember how the loan saved the company, along with thousands of...
  • President Obama Wins

    President Obama Wins
    President Barack Obama rode a wave of broad support from moderates, women and minorities to win re-election Tuesday by defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Democratic strongholds and key battleground states. According to CNN projections,...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Speeches and convention craziness at RNC

    Speeches and convention craziness at RNC
    Previously on Elephant Talks we heard Texas state GOP chair Steve Munisteri proclaim: 'Texas, the largest Republican state in the Union, whose citizens for 20 years have had the good sense not to elect a single Democrat statewide, and which has led the...
  • Bachmann's had her share of government aid

    Rep. Michele Bachmann has been propelled into the 2012 presidential contest in part by her insistent calls to reduce federal spending, a pitch in tune with the big-government antipathy gripping many conservatives. But theMinnesota Republican and her...
  • Bachmann wins Iowa Straw Poll

    Bachmann wins Iowa Straw Poll
    Michele Bachmann captured the famed Iowa Straw Poll in Ames Saturday, reaching a high-profile benchmark in her meteoric rise to a top-tier presidential candidate. Bachmann made history, as well, becoming the first woman to win the event. She received 4,...
  • Major election spenders to remain secret until after first votes

    Major election spenders to remain secret until after first votes
    Voters in the early presidential nominating states will soon be bombarded with millions of dollars in advertising from independent political organizations whose donors can remain secret until after the first five primaries and caucuses are held. That...