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Bachmann's ahead of Romney when Palin's not in the game.Oh, God, it's really happening. Michele Bachmann is the leading Republican presidential candidate, according to a poll released this morning by Public Policy Polling. Bachmann took a tiny lead -- 21 percent to 20 percent -- over Mitt R ... More >>
In the latest issue of Time magazine, sex columnist Dan Savage calls on former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty to record a video for the "It Gets Better" campaign.When the alt weekly sex columnist is asked who should record a public service spot against gay suicide, he named Pawlenty along with longt ... More >>
Meghan McCain dishes on Michele Bachmann.Rep. Michele Bachmann flunked the history of the Founding Fathers and slavery, and she couldn't figure out which camera to look at in her State of the Union address. Now she's got John McCain's daughter heaping on the insults. "She not a leader of t ... More >>
After getting trounced last year by Sarah Palin, we really thought she had a shot this time around. But once again, Michele Bachmann has been been stiff-armed by the readers of PolitiFact's annual "Lie of the Year" competition. Her whopper:
Tales from the basement.Maybe it's time for Tim Pawlenty to get his own TV reality show. Because what else is it going to take for him to eclipse the likes of Sarah Palin in GOP presidential contender polls? Maybe he can talk smokin' hot wife Mary into a Dancing With the Stars slot. She's g ... More >>
Coleman to Miller: Quit.Norm Coleman, who has learned a thing or two about recount math in recent times, says Alaska teabagger Joe Miller ought to realize he's lost his bid for a U.S. Senate seat and call off his lawsuit challenging the results.
Shane Bauer can't count on Mama Grizzly.We can probably all agree that a public Twitter account isn't the best place to shoot for nuance in U.S. diplomatic relations. But that didn't stop U.S. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley. We also can't be too surprised that Sarah Palin would pick ... More >>
Obama, or Bachmann? No contest.A Humphrey Institute/MPR poll out this morning finds that President Barack Obama could struggle in Minnesota on Election Day 2012. Maybe. But Minnesotans sound pretty sure that he's a much better bet in the White House than, say, congresswoman Michele Bachmann ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is Bill Maher's favorite M.I.L.F.HBO yakker Bill Maher has a love/hate affair with Washington, D.C., whose politicos he routinely lampoons and lambastes on "Real Time." Now he tells Capitol File magazine that he loves "the springtime, when Joe Biden's hair blooms." And he ha ... More >>
A new poll by an Iowa website that calls itself a place for news about Republicans, by Republicans, finds Tim Pawlenty so low in the standings of presidential hopefuls that, to go any lower, his popularity would have to be described in terms of fractions.
T-Paw's in Limbaugh's sites (right behind Palin...)Maybe Gov. Tim Pawlenty's national profile is rising despite a recent rash of none-too-encouraging polls: Stogie-smokin' right-wing radio yakker Rush Limbaugh has a soft spot for T-Paw's White House aspirations. That tidbit dribbled out of t ... More >>
Via michelebachmannsaidwhat.comAll the greatest hits in one fun packageJust in time for her paranoia road show in California, Michele Bachmann's crazy conspiracy theories have all been gathered in one neat interactive package by her DFL challenger, Tarryl Clark. Whether in fun quiz form, nif ... More >>
Palin endorses Emmer. Does it matter?She bailed out on her own first term as Alaska's governor, but Sarah Palin has become a full-blown Tea Party celebrity since then, and today she endorsed Tom Emmer in his race for the Minnesota GOP gubernatorial race from her Facebook page. "A patriotic ... More >>
To borrow a phrase from Ronald Reagan: There she goes again. Preaching to the converted at yesterday's downtown Minneapolis GOP money-grubbing love-in with Sarah Palin -- check out our slideshow -- Michele Bachmann told a bunch of whoppers. Her call for nuking cyberattackers was an especial ... More >>
Want to pose for a $10,000 photo op with Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann on April 7 in Minneapolis? Want to do it for free? Read on.
Teabaggers take note: There's going to be flood of red-meat Rublicanism in Minnesota come springtime.
T-Paw explains why he came in fourth in Conservative Political Action Conference's straw poll.
The Minnesota duo, Glenn Beck and the John Birch Society will all have a place at the table for the 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference.
The governor recently told Newsweek that it might be hard to be a presidential candidate in 2012 because nobody knows who he is.
Only a few, favored members of the media will be able to get credentials to cover the event.
In a Top 100 list, she's one spot below CNN's former anti-immigration anchor, Lou Dobbs.
The congresswoman takes top honors for her "sheer tonnage of wingnuttery," says Rudy Giuliani's former speechwriter.
On running for president: "I have a PAC I set up. I'll just see. Nobody knows who I am."
Does this mean Tim Pawlenty will be out of the state even more, trying to boost his national profile?
Join the conversation with T.D. Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Join the conversation with T.D. Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Sarah Palin's coming to MOA armed with a freshly minted Twitter page. Tweets so far: 0. Followers: 13,000.
Tom Tomorrow's latest comic on Salon features this crazy duo in Halloween costume form.
Minnesota corporation mistakenly sells "Illegal Alien" costume
When Sarah Palin wrote about President Obama "death panels" and cited our very own Rep. Michele Bachmann, we put them both in the crazy box and called it a day. Not so fast.
Rep. Michele Bachmann has this whole game down like no one else.
Editor blames the economy, the summer season, and some guy named Garrett for cut and paste job.
What Minnesota's governor needs to do to become No. 45
Join the conversation with TD Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.
Cartoonist's flapjack-topped noggins target everyone from McCain to Franken to Harry Potter
He's third on John McCain's short-list, behind some guy you never heard of and some other guy whose already a laughingstock.
Suddenly, the mayor wants nothing to do with hosting the RNC