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#Michele Bachmann

# michele-bachmann - Friday 3 April, 2015

'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz
# Tea Party
# Tea Party

'A deranged pilot flying his nation into the rocks' - Obama compared to Andreas Lubitz

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:32 PM 26,133 Views 91 Comments

Michele Bachman said the president’s deal with Iran has damned the souls of 300 million Americans.

# michele-bachmann - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies
# Newt Gingrich
From The Daily Edge
# Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies

Jan 31st 2012, 3:57 PM 2,083 Views 6 Comments

But he’s not the first politician to face the wrath of the music industry for his choice of song during campaign rallies.

# michele-bachmann - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?

Jan 21st 2012, 8:15 AM 2,453 Views 13 Comments

So we’ve been through Iowa and New Hampshire, with three dropouts. So what’s next on the road to the Road to the White House?

# michele-bachmann - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?
# Santorum Surge
# Santorum Surge

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?

Jan 18th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,642 Views 4 Comments

The pair were separated by just eight votes after an initial count earlier this month.

# michele-bachmann - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Bachmann calls a halt to stuttering presidential campaign
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Bachmann calls a halt to stuttering presidential campaign

Jan 4th 2012, 4:36 PM 2,992 Views 18 Comments

Michele Bachmann’s fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucus prompts her to put an end to her US presidential campaign.

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?

Jan 4th 2012, 3:33 PM 1,437 Views 7 Comments

Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off
# Caucus
# Caucus

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Jan 4th 2012, 9:34 AM 1,000 Views 2 Comments

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…

# michele-bachmann - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president
# US 2012
# US 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Jan 3rd 2012, 2:23 PM 3,787 Views 44 Comments

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa
# White House 2012
# White House 2012

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:27 AM 770 Views 1 Comment

Conservative candidate Rick Santorum is surging as the first votes are cast in the contest to take on Barack Obama.

# michele-bachmann - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes

Dec 28th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,421 Views 2 Comments

From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.

# michele-bachmann - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state
# US Election
# US Election

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 2,765 Views 2 Comments

Gingrich failed to qualify for his state’s Super Tuesday primary ballot.

# michele-bachmann - Friday 16 December, 2011

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote

Dec 16th 2011, 11:54 AM 648 Views 8 Comments

Poll frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney saw their conservative credentials questioned in a fairly low-key affair unlike previous debates.

# michele-bachmann - Monday 21 November, 2011

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate
# Emotional Times
From The Daily Edge
# Emotional Times

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate

Nov 21st 2011, 12:51 PM 1,951 Views 2 Comments

It was emotional times as half of the candidates looking to be the next US president shed tears at a debate held over the weekend…

# michele-bachmann - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Watch: Rick Perry forgets which agencies he wants to abolish in debate gaffe
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

Watch: Rick Perry forgets which agencies he wants to abolish in debate gaffe

Nov 10th 2011, 7:58 AM 2,217 Views 18 Comments

The governor of Texas is facing a campaign meltdown after one of the most humiliating gaffes in US presidential election debate history.

# michele-bachmann - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far
# Vegas Showdown
# Vegas Showdown

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far

Oct 19th 2011, 10:15 AM 564 Views 5 Comments

There were fiery exchanges over big conservative issues like immigration and one candidate’s tax overhaul plan.

# michele-bachmann - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida
# Republicans
# Republicans

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida

Sep 13th 2011, 12:24 PM 264 Views 3 Comments

The latest frontrunner, Texas governor Rick Perry, came under attack from rivals wary of his healthy poll numbers.

# michele-bachmann - Monday 29 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 29th 2011, 7:25 PM 2,132 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Michele Bachmann wants to take 100,000 Irish jobs back to the US
# Michele Bachmann
# Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann wants to take 100,000 Irish jobs back to the US

Aug 29th 2011, 12:10 PM 5,244 Views 79 Comments

The US presidential candidate wants to attract American companies back home. She says there’s over 600 here, in fact there’s over 100 less than that.

# michele-bachmann - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 21st 2011, 10:59 AM 56 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# michele-bachmann - Monday 15 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 15th 2011, 8:01 PM 2,992 Views 8 Comments

In your fix today: Dublin Fire Brigade faces a staff crisis, the regal origins of the Laois bog body, the girl who sleeps 23 hours a day, and what it’s like to see snow for the first time…

Obama fires rare attack on Republican presidential hopefuls
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Obama fires rare attack on Republican presidential hopefuls

Aug 15th 2011, 7:24 PM 258 Views 4 Comments

Barack Obama slams the Republican hopefuls for opposing any measures raising new taxes, even if outweighed by spending cuts.

Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party is good for America
# Tea Party
# Tea Party

Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party is good for America

Aug 15th 2011, 8:47 AM 428 Views 16 Comments

The US presidential candidate said the right-wing group are “the best antidote” to Obama’s policies – but her lighting setup sparked controversy.

# michele-bachmann - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa

Aug 14th 2011, 8:12 AM 466 Views 44 Comments

Michele Bachman has taken the top spot in the Iowa popularity contest, with Ron Paul in second place. Meanwhile Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared his intention to run.

# michele-bachmann - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team

Aug 10th 2011, 5:39 PM 225 Views 4 Comments

Rick Perry has previously campaigned for Democrat Al Gore, but is now the ‘rightwing’ governor of Texas. He’s thought to be an ideal Tea Party candidate.

# michele-bachmann - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Presidential hopeful's campaign hit by 'end of world' comments and migraines
# Bachmann
# Bachmann

Presidential hopeful's campaign hit by 'end of world' comments and migraines

Jul 20th 2011, 11:21 AM 709 Views 13 Comments

Michele Bachmann has had to deal with reports of chronic migraine problems that leave her “incapacitated”.

# michele-bachmann - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

US Republican presidential hopeful feels being gay is 'part of Satan'
# Bachmann
# Bachmann

US Republican presidential hopeful feels being gay is 'part of Satan'

Jul 13th 2011, 10:07 AM 930 Views 21 Comments

Michele Bachmann made the comments back in 2004, but more recent controversy suggests she and her husband attempt to reform gay people through prayer.

# michele-bachmann - Monday 20 June, 2011

Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference
# Not Obama
From The Daily Edge
# Not Obama

Watch: 'Obama' cut short at Republican conference

Jun 20th 2011, 12:02 PM 1,004 Views 5 Comments

The impersonator Reggie Brown went down a storm at first, but was then ushered off stage. See why.

# michele-bachmann - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run
Live Apr 12th 2011, 1:40 PM

Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run