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Translating Michele Bachmann’s Resignation Speech

As earlier reported, Michele Bachmann abruptly announced today that she won’t be running for re-election for a seat that used to be assuredly hers by virtue of her party, but could be under threat from a Democratic challenger as her national profile-seeking has revealed to the country exactly how much…

Michele Bachmann to leave Congress, insisting departure has nothing to do with ongoing ethics investigation

Accompanied by odd digitized theme music, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann announced early Wednesday morning via YouTube that she would not seek a fifth term in Congress. At this writing, comments for the ‘Team Bachmann‘ video have been disabled. During her video presentation, Bachmann (R-Minn.) insisted that her announcement was not…

Bachmann aides shove reporters in flight from ethics questions

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) was rushed out of a press conference on Tuesday afternoon after reporters began asking about an ethics investigation into her failed presidential campaign, leading to aides shoving reporters out of the way as they fled. Photos of the reaction were published by the Minneapolis Star Tribune,…

Michele Bachmann repeatedly dodges questions after being chased down by CNN reporter

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota on Tuesday refused to answer questions about a recent speech she gave at a conservative conference. Bachmann claimed at the Conservative Political Action Committee on Saturday that Obama was living in opulence at the White House. She alleged the President was enjoying an excess…

Bachmann: Women ‘can make their own choices for… their own bodies’

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), who wants to outlaw abortion and restrict coverage of female contraception, on Sunday insisted that Republican members of Congress “want women to have their own choices.” During a Sunday interview on NBC, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) spoke out against a Republican effort to allow employers to…

Bachmann: Obama a ‘health care dictator’ for contraception mandate

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), who calls herself “a high-value target for the Democrats,” says that President Barack Obama is a “health care dictator” because his administration is mandating that all insurance plans cover contraception for women. In a recent interview with PolitiChicks, the former Republican presidential candidate told Ann-Marie Murrell…

Bachmann: ‘Not true’ that people go without insurance because of the cost

Rep. Michele Bachmann insisted this week that the reason 40 million Americans “choose” not to buy health care insurance has nothing to do with the cost. Speaking to Fox News host Sean Hannity after attending Supreme Court arguments on Wednesday, the former Republican presidential candidate said that the Obama administration…

Bachmann: ‘Health care dictator’ could force one-child policy

While most of the media was covering the results of Super Tuesday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) appeared on the GBTV program Real News From The Blaze to warn that the Obama administration’s contraception mandate could lead to one-child policies like those in China. “Women have a lot to lose under…

Bachmann to Piers Morgan: ‘Rude’ to say I am judgmental

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) told CNN’s Piers Morgan on Monday that it was rude to describe her as judgmental because of her public opinions about homosexuality. “I am not here as anybody’s judge,” she said. “Well, you’ve been pretty judgmental in the past,” Morgan responded. “Me?” a surprised Bachmann said.…

Bachmann: The GOP ‘is extremely pro-woman’

Despite Republicans hosting an all male panel this week in a House hearing on the White House contraception decision, Rep. Michele Bachmann felt Sunday morning her party was unquestionably in support of women’s rights. Bachmann appeared on CNN’s State of the Union and was asked by host Candy Crowley if…

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