Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Recent News
Home (page 20)

Tag Archives: Michele Bachmann

Anderson eyeing another run in 6th CD

In 2008, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann won re-election by just four percentage points in the state's most GOP-friendly congressional district. The flamboyant Republican was nearly undone in the waning days of the campaign by comments suggesting that there should be an inquiry into which members of Congress hold "anti-American" views. But there was another factor at play in the race: Independence Party candidate Bob Anderson.

Read More »

Swing dance in Third? Maybe only in theory

Two Democrats – Maureen Hackett and Jim Meffert – are vying for the DFL endorsement to take on U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen. Party activists will decide which candidate gets the nod when they gather for the Third Congressional District convention on April 10. Both challengers have promised to abide by the endorsement and forego a primary challenge.

Read More »

Contenders to fill Clark’s Senate seat emerge

Tarryl Clark was initially elected to the state Senate five years ago in a special election. She then easily won re-election in 2006 and emerged as a key DFL leader in the ensuing years. Now Clark is looking to unseat U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann in the 6th Congressional District.

Read More »

Where’s Michele? Reed campaign accuses rival of stealing idea

Maureen Reed and Tarryl Clark both unveiled maps in the last 24 hours of U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's travels across the country. The gist of the message from the DFL congressional challengers: Bachmann is more interested in raising her national profile than working on behalf of constituents in the 6th Congressional District.

Read More »