Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann Wins Ames, Iowa Straw Poll

Michele Bachmann won the Ames, Iowa straw poll with 4,823 votes out of more than 16,000 cast. Ron Paul finished 192 votes behind her, with a very large gap between 2nd and 3rd place. Here is the full list: Michele Bachmann: 4,823 Ron Paul:

Michele Bachmann Once Again Lies About Debt-Ceiling In Debate

Michele Bachmann lies. That's no surprise. But in this case, her lie is so insidious and stupid that it just has to be debunked. When asked about the debt-ceiling, she said she wouldn't have raised it because Congress had an opportunity to cut

Republican Debate Open Thread

Tonight is the Big Republican Debate on Fox News. Candidates appearing are Ron Paul, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Jon Huntsman and Newt Gingrich. And of course, ever present in this debate will be the corporate

Bachmann Says Her Campaign Is Based On 'Hope,' Not Rage

Salon's Dave Weigel captured this video of a voter in Iowa Monday telling Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann that a less-than-flattering photo of her had graced the cover of Newsweek magazine for a profile titled "The Queen of

Mike's Blog Round Up

The Stranger: The bravest woman in Seattle. The Bearded Crank: The price is very very wrong when it comes to Mitt Romney. Politicus USA: Wisconsin GOP not having much luck with their candidates in Wisconsin. Bark Bark Woof Woof: Corky from