During an appearance yesterday on Meet the Press, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he thinks it's time his party concedes defeat and moves past the marriage equality issue.SEE ALSO: Wisconsin wife runs husband over with SUV following Scott Walker recall argument Walker's remarks come on the heels of ... More >>
Last night, President Obama traveled to Newtown, Connecticut, and gave a speech at a memorial service for the victims of Friday's school shooting.SEE ALSO:-- Al Franken didn't want to talk gun control on Friday; Betty McCollum did -- Andy Parrish's response to Newtown school shooting: Arm teachers H ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Pawlenty's Wikipedia page on lockdown following Colbert Report segment [VIDEO]-- Tim Pawlenty: Obama is "All foam and no beer"-- Tim Pawlenty's vice presidential stock spikes on IntradeTim Pawlenty's website is... coming soon?Web browsers seeking the hottest T-Paw news from the official ... More >>
David Gregory and Michele Bachmann on Meet the Press this weekend. Michele Bachmann longs for the good ol' days. You know, back when George W. Bush ran this country, and terms like "health care reform" and "stimulus package" were distant from our everyday vocabularies. Back when a man could ... More >>
The new Michele Bachmann won't talk about the old Michele Bachmann.Michele Bachmann is pretty much definitely going to become the President of the United States, but she's refusing to be the crazy lady everyone fell in love with.Everyone wants a little piece of Bachmann now that she's the most po ... More >>
Fred KargerMarcus Bachmann, and his confronter. Warren Blumenfeld was in his office at Iowa State University on Saturday, trying to prepare his syllabi for fall classes. But the noise from the Ames Straw Poll, which was taking place just a few blocks away, was distracting him. Blumenfeld decided ... More >>
If he's going down, he's taking Bachmann with him.If Tim Pawlenty's campaign is doomed, at least he's going down swinging. In his Sunday appearance on Meet the Press, T-Paw defended his own campaign, which many have declared hopeless. When he got the chance, he took a shot at Michele Bachmann, wh ... More >>
Bachmann changes her tune: Obama isn't anti-American after all.First Tim Pawlenty went out on a Republican limb and boldly admitted that Barack Obama is really a natural-born American citizen. Now Michele Bachmann is risking her tea party bona fides by admitting that the President of these U ... More >>
The former federal tax attorney strings together some fuzzy math."One. That's the number of new drilling permits under the Obama administration since they came into office," Rep. Michele Bachmann told the Conservative Principles PAC on March 26. It was a great red meat line. It helped her st ... More >>
Bill Maher busts on Michele Bachmann and Sarah PalinNOW took a shot at Bill Maher last week for dismissing Sarah Palin as a "dumb tw*t." And you expect him to care? Instead of backing down, Maher doubled down. On Friday night's "Real Time," he called Palin and Michele Bachmann a couple of ... More >>
We see the resemblanceWe've long been saying that Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin have more in common than conservative opinions and a penchant for misstating the facts. Now, the New York Times has pointed out the same truth. In a piece comparing the two Republican politicians' families, ch ... More >>
Don't know much about history.Fresh off doubling down with the birthers, history-challenged Rep. Michele Bachmann is now throwing in with the English-only crowd. Bachmann has co-sponsored a bill from Iowa Rep. Steve King, "To declare English as the official language of the United States, to ... More >>
weneedmichele.comRun, Michele, run!Michele Bachmann's inescapable media-grandstanding has been a constant throughout her political career. But if you've tracked her lately, you've probably noticed she's more omnipresent than ever, and you've heard the relentless drum of approaching thunder: ... More >>
ABCMichele Bachmann is a Birther again.On a conservative talk radio show this week, Michele Bachmann declared that before her first presidential debate, she'd produce her birth certificate. We figured, why wait until then? We sent her team a request to see the document. So far, the Bachmann ca ... More >>
Just the other day, Rep. Michele Bachmann single-handedly relocated the opening battle of the American Revolution from Massachusetts to New Hampshire. Journalists took note. Embarrassing headlines were written. Now Bachmann, who has previously funked the history of slavery, the Founding Fat ... More >>
Bachmann fails history again.Someone go find the dunce cap. Michele Bachmann tackled American history again in public, and once again gave America good reason to laugh at Minnesota. She's already flubbed the history of the Founding Fathers and forgotten slavery. This time around, in a heav ... More >>
Rep. Michele Bachmann insisted over and over again on Sunday's Meet the Press and on Facebook that she was privy to a sinister plot by President Barack Obama to hide $105 billion worth of funding in the health care reform law. The story has about as much truth as the hogwash she peddled about t ... More >>
Michele Bachmann wants to be president.Fresh off informing the world that she didn't read the health care reform bill before it enacted in March 2010, Michele Bachmann says she'll soon let everyone know what her 2012 White House tea party plans are. "We need a nominee who really understands ... More >>
Michele Bachmann loses perspective."Meet The Press" host David Gregory tried to get Rep. Michele Bachmann to answer some basic questions on Sunday morning. She wouldn't. She ducked and weaved like a prize fighter as Gregory asked repeatedly whether she'd vote for shutting down the government ... More >>
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Paul Wellstone, the Senate's most liberal member, has called the deal "a budget without a soul." Yet even Wellstone refuses to break with Clinton, for he fails to offer a systemic analysis of how it came to be.