Summary: After having been out of the national spotlight since starting her fourth congressional term in January 2013, Michele Bachmann has re-emerged with a bang.
Summary: Annoted letter to the editor by Marilynn Maizan in the Aug. 15, 2012 issue of St. Cloud Times, in which the writer assails Rep. Michele Bachmann for her “unproven accusations, allegations, disrespectful remarks, twisted facts, delusions and innuendoes.”
Summary: In Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District, two Republican candidates are challenging incumbent Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Stillwater — Sartell college professor Aubrey Immelman and Lino Lakes computer consultant Stephen Thompson.
Summary: Ten reasons why Republicans — or real Americans of any political persuasion — should repudiate Michele Bachmann.
Summary: According to a report by Star Tribune Washington Bureau correspondent Kevin Diaz, Rep. Michele Bachmann is doubling down on her earlier charges that the Muslim Brotherhood — the international Islamist movement that recently came to power in Egypt — has achieved “deep penetration” within the U.S. government. Bachmann has reportedly distributed a speech that conservative scholar and former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy gave at the National Press Club at the invitation of the Center for Security Policy, the organization cited by Bachmann in June 2012 when she requested an investigation of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top aide, Huma Abedin, and other top government officials for alleged ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Summary: Analysis of opinion surveys and polling in the 2012 election for U.S. House of Representatives in Minnesota 6th Congressional District, contested by Democrat Jim Graves and Republicans Michele Bachmann, Aubrey Immelman, and Stephen Thompson. … A strategy to defeat Michele Bachmann.
Summary: In an August 4, 2012 fundraising letter that takes the cake for bad taste, Rep. Michele Bachmann tells her supporters to “Wish Obama a Happy Birthday” by making their “most generous contribution” to help her raise $51,000 on Barack Obama’s 51st birthday to “help ensure that President Obama doesn’t have another birthday to run our country into the ground.”
More than 40 religious and civil rights groups, including the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and American Baptist Churches USA wrote a withering letter to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann condemning her allegations that high-level U.S. government officials have connections to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Reckless, irresponsible peddling of conspiracy theories — sometimes meandering into the realm of political paranoia — has been a fixture of U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s political career. Here is a sampling of Bachmann’s extremist rhetoric, incendiary demagoguery, and fringe beliefs documented since her first Congressional reelection campaign in 2008.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bob Carney Jr. and Aubrey Immelman, 6th Congressional District GOP primary challenger to Michele Bachmann, will hold a joint news conference Tuesday, July 24 at 10 a.m. in Room 125 at the State Capitol in St. Paul regarding Bachmann’s claims of Muslim Brotherhood infiltration in the United States government.