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May 10th, 2009

Summary: In the inaugural edition of CNN American Morning’s “Wingnuts of the Week” segment, John Avlon named U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann a charter member of the Wingnut Hall of Fame.

Oct 13th, 2008

Summary: On the 34th day after losing his 2008 primary challenge against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District, Aubrey Immelman reported that while the United States was focused on the war in Iraq, Latin America had swung to the left and rival powers had moved into the vacuum created by Bush administration neocon policies focused on the Middle East, leaving the U.S. in its weakest position in decades with respect to Latin American influence.