Repeal Obamacare Bill: Introduced By Michele Bachmann, Again

Repeal Obamacare Bill: Introduced By Michele Bachmann, Again

Proving that some things never change, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) introduced a bill to repeal Obamacare on the first day of the 113th Congress.

It's an effort that has been tried repeatedly by House Republicans, only to fail, or ultimately be shot down by the Senate, controlled by Democrats.

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Republican Debate Smackdown: Ron Paul vs. Michele Bachmann

Republican Debate Smackdown: Ron Paul vs. Michele Bachmann

Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney lead the polls, and Rick Perry may generate the best sound bites ("best" as in most entertaining, if not intelligent), but Ron Paul proved at last night's Republican debate that he's still a force to be reckoned with.

Never one to bend to party orthodoxy, Paul took issue with rival Michele Bachmann's stance toward Iran and its nuclear program, advocating anti-engagement policies that make the Texas Congressman an anathema to many in the GOP, yet wildly popular with others. 

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Michele Bachmann-Donald Trump Ticket in 2012?

Michele Bachmann-Donald Trump Ticket in 2012?

GOP Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will not be her party's nominee.

Sorry, hardcore believers out there. It's not personal, it's just not happening. But why let that stop her from speculating on who she'd pick as her Vice President in 2012?

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Jimmy Fallon to Michele Bachmann: Sorry About That Intro Music ...

Jimmy Fallon to Michele Bachmann: Sorry About That Intro Music ...

Jimmy Fallon, the host of NBC's Late Night, issued an apology to GOP Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann over a song played during her visit to the program.

"I'm honored that @MicheleBachmann was on our show and I'm so sorry about the intro mess. I really hope she comes back," a Tweet from Fallon's account said.

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Herman Cain, 9-9-9 Plan Dominate GOP Debate

Herman Cain, 9-9-9 Plan Dominate GOP Debate

He may never win an election, but thanks to his 9-9-9 tax plan, Herman Cain was the clear winner of last night's Republican Presidential Debate in New Hampshire.

If you believe any publicity is good publicity, the Georgia businessman is sitting pretty after his idea to overhaul the U.S. tax system got everybody's attention.

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Kathy Griffin to Michele Bachmann: Were You Born a Bigot, or ...

Kathy Griffin to Michele Bachmann: Were You Born a Bigot, or ...

Kathy Griffin has been a recurring thorn in the side of the Palins, so it's no surprise that GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is in her sights now.

Appearing on Conan this week, the comedian recalled meeting the Congresswoman in D.C. while researching for her rally to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

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Michele Bachmann Newsweek Cover: Crazy, Biased?

Michele Bachmann Newsweek Cover: Crazy, Biased?

Newsweek's latest issue features Michele Bachmann on the cover, and as usual, controversy is accompanying the fiery Republican presidential candidate.

The cover shows the 55-year-old standing against a stark blue background, looking directly into the camera with a wide-eyed, borderline INSANE expression.

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Michele Bachmann "Glittered" By Gay Rights Activist

Michele Bachmann "Glittered" By Gay Rights Activist

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann was “glittered” by a gay rights activist as she left the stage at a conservative conference in Minneapolis, Minn., on Saturday.

Get Equal, a California gay rights group, did the honors, citing Bachmann's support for a same-sex marriage ban and her “history of anti-gay rhetoric.”

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Michele Bachmann to Run For President

Michele Bachmann to Run For President

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said Monday that she has filed paperwork to enter the presidential race and said she plans to make a formal announcement "soon."

The Minnesota Republican's meteoric rise from state lawmaker to unofficial Tea Party ambassador has made her a polarizing figure in D.C. and beyond.

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