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Michele Bachmann

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  • Getting to know them

    Getting to know them
    That catchy little tune from "The King and I" that trumpets the virtues of "getting to know you, getting to know all about you" hasn't seemed to work out too well for the Republican Partythis year. Even after 20 or more televised debates among its...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: On facts, lies and Sarah Palin

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: On facts, lies and Sarah Palin
    "The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of productivity in society,'...
  • CBS handling of GOP debate is the latest failure of the media

    CBS is sticking by its decision to give certain candidates in the foreign policy debate last Friday fewer questions than others, claiming as the reason that candidates like Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul are polling in the single digits. The assumption...
  • Newt is back: How Gingrich vs. Obama became the GOP's dream matchup

    Newt is back: How Gingrich vs. Obama became the GOP's dream matchup
    He's baaack! Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is back in the saddle after falling off his horse at the starting line. At least according to one poll (Public Policy Polling), Mr. Gingrich is actually the GOP front-runner. Many say it's...
  • GOP primary: Republicans need to stop playing on the left's terms

    GOP primary: Republicans need to stop playing on the left's terms
    Now it's Newt's turn. Having risen to the top in some opinion polls, the former speaker of the House is taking heat for large consulting fees paid to him by the government-sponsored mortgage company Freddie Mac for wisdom a New York Times editorial said...
  • Romney vs. Gingrich: The technocrat and the self-anointed great statesman

    Romney vs. Gingrich: The technocrat and the self-anointed great statesman
    Whether the matchup between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney is the final bout on the GOP primary card is impossible to know. The whole season has been more like professional wrestling than boxing, with weird characters sporting implausible hair appearing...
  • Herman Cain is flunking the world's toughest job interview

    Herman Cain is flunking the world's toughest job interview
    You likely remember the 3 a.m. phone call. In 2008, the most effective line of attack his opponents mounted against candidate Barack Obama centered on the freshman senator's lack of experience. An ad for Hillary Clinton famously implied that you did not...
  • Gingrich gets immigration right

    Gingrich gets immigration right
    Newt Gingrich is the standard bearer for traditional family values within the Republican party? As unlikely as that might seem given the former House Speaker's history of marital infidelities and messy divorce, it's apparent he may be the only GOP...
  • GOP presidential field outdoes itself again and again

    GOP presidential field outdoes itself again and again
    Well, it's about time. At last we have a candidate with the guts to close down our embassy in Iran were she elected president. Thank you, Michele Bachmann. Oh — and thank you Jimmy Carter as well, since he closed down the embassy there in 1980 in...
  • If you think the GOP primary is a circus, remember the Democrats in 2008

    I find Steven P. Grossman's commentary amusing ("GOP presidential field outdoes itself," Nov. 6). Mr. Grossman takes great delight in mocking the field of Republican presidential nominees. That's not the amusing part. The fun part is looking at the...
  • Jules Witcover: Goodbye, Gingrich

    Jules Witcover: Goodbye, Gingrich
    The silence of the other shoe dropping pretty much describes the clamor that greeted the departure of Newt Gingrichfrom his overblown, self-centered fight for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. The man who vowed he would go all the way to the...
  • On illegal immigration, GOP voters smarter than candidates

    On illegal immigration, GOP voters smarter than candidates
    "I believe in the idea of amnesty for those who have put down roots and lived here, even though some time back they may have entered illegally." That was Ronald Reagan speaking during his 1984 reelection campaign. After that election, he stuck to his...