The outspoken activist has a change of heart over the wide-reaching scope of laws she helped put into action
Bachmann's chief of staff has a new gig.Andy Parrish is one Michele Bachmann staffer who isn't jumping ship because his captain is crazy: ABC is reporting that he's leaving his position as her congressional chief of staff in order to take a position with Bachmann for President. That would be ... More >>
Photo via WikipediaJacob Wetterling, as he appeared as a childAfter more that 20 years, Minnesotans still snap to attention over any reminder of the sad and tragic disappearance of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling. It happened again last night as news broke that investigators had returned to the ... More >>
By his own estimation, retired tile contractor Dan Day's been knocking around DFL politics in the 6th congressional district since about 2002, and he's been working against Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann ever since volunteering for Patty Wetterling's failed campaign against the Stillwater c ... More >>
She beat Maureen Reed 62-37 percent on the first ballot.
The event, at the Carlyle condominium comlplex, will benefit Franken's Midwest Values Political Action Committee. Tickets are $50.
Many fell and few are likely to rise again
Election Leftovers 2006: outtakes from an evening of politico galas
Five or six things about last week's winners and losers
As the GOP suffered the death of a thousand cuts last Tuesday, CP staffers captured scenes from the victory party that (mostly) wasn't
The latest Minnesota Poll has God's favorite Sixth District Congressional candidate trailing Patty Wetterling by 8 points. (And no, that doesn't sound right to us, either.) But one thing is clear: No mere opinion poll can stem the passions of Michele Bachmann, captured here by the indefatigable Ken ... More >>
Michele Bachmann's recipe for success: Christian piety and not-so-Christian opportunism
Republican hit man is paid handsomely for time spent away from his blog.
Judicial candidates in Minnesota can now be endorsed by a political party. The money hasn't flowed yet, but some races have already been politicized.
A brief bio of the man who hosted Bachmann and Bush earlier this week.
Congressional Quarterly is now saying there's "no clear favorite" in Minnesota's Sixth Congressional District race between Republican Michele Bachman and Democrat Patty Wetterling. Previously the influential inside-the-beltway publication had pegged the district as "leans Republican."
Meet the top enlisted soldier—and top lunchroom monitor—who's battling to dislodge Gil Gutknecht
Can a gun–toting Gold Star mom and state senator topple Tim Pawlenty?
Evangelical turnout helps Michele Bachmann take the GOP 6th District endorsement
It's no secret that Michele Bachmann arouses virulent hostility among liberal Democrats and many moderate Republicans. That is something of a badge of honor for the anti-gay marriage, anti-abortion rights, full-of-Jesus state senator from Stillwater. Much more intriguing is the intensity of anti-Bac ... More >>
The POTUS recently came to town to raise money for Mark Kennedy. The event was notable for one reason: It paired the two politicians most unpopular with Minnesotans.
Minnesota, once unquestionably blue, recently red, is now simply shades of gray.
Former Minnesota Senator and lifelong Republican Dave Durenberger on the rise of the new Bush Republicans in Minnesota and elsewhere
How personal tragedy made a politician of Patty Wetterling
Before Coleen Rowley, another whistleblower rose from the ranks of the Minneapolis FBI division. Retired agent Jane Turner talks at length for the first time about the Bureau's good old boy management culture--and how it goes about silencing its internal
Two missing daughters. Two years. One lead. No answers.