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Michele Bachmann

May 23, 2012

Minnesota GOP becomes the party of Paul

Near the close of a fractious two-day Republican Party of Minnesota state convention in St. Cloud, Jeff Johnson took the dais to address the elephant in the room: the tensions between supporters of Ron Paul and other activists and party regulars.

Apr 27, 2012

Federal Medicaid hearing highlights Minnesota allegations

Minnesota offers a “stunning example” of failed oversight in its Medicaid program and could owe the federal government “hundreds of millions of dollars” for overpayments to managed care plans in past years, members of a congressional panel investigating Medicaid fraud said on Wednesday.

Apr 25, 2012

Congressional panel: state’s failed HMO oversight “stunning,” could mean more debt to feds

A pair of congressional subcommittees convened Wednesday morning's hearing on Capitol Hill to investigate state handling of Medicaid dollars. While Minnesota was not the specific focus, its handling of managed care contracts with HMOs and in particular the $30 million returned from UCare last year received intense scrutiny.

Apr 24, 2012

Bachmann to testify at Medicaid fraud, HMO transparency hearing on Capitol Hill

A joint hearing of two U.S. House subcommittees is set to hold a hearing on Medicaid fraud Wednesday morning in Washington, and Bachmann will be a testifier before panel.

Apr 19, 2012

Bachmann backs Quist for CD1 GOP nod

Having the support of Bachmann in his battle with state Sen. Mike Parry for the GOP nomination could prove a boon for Quist.

Apr 13, 2012

DFL primary looms in CD 8 contest

Next month DFL activists will gather in Duluth to endorse a candidate in the 8th Congressional District. The outcome is in little doubt: Former Congressman Rick Nolan is widely expected to walk away with party backing.

Apr 10, 2012

DFLer Jim Graves enters 6th CD race

Hotelier Jim Graves joins two other candidates -- attorney Anne Nolan and businessman Brian McGoldrick -- hoping to knock off Bachmann. Delegates in the district will gather this weekend to endorse a candidate in the race. Graves has not said whether he will abide by the endorsement.

Apr 10, 2012

Pawlenty retires debt from failed presidential bid

Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty has retired the debt left over from his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign said Tuesday, officially erasing a burden that at once stood at more than $500,000.

Feb 29, 2012

Dust begins to settle on redistricting matchups

At least three prospective Republican candidates for the Minnesota Senate crowded a gathering of activists in the newly drawn Senate District 39 over the weekend.

Feb 24, 2012

GOP misses a chance, DFL dodges a train

In the first hours and days after the state’s new redistricting maps landed at the Capitol Tuesday, the collective sense of relief among Minnesota Democrats was unmistakable.

Feb 22, 2012

Congressional map makes minimal changes

Minnesota’s reapportioned congressional map yielded one well-publicized surprise by placing the home of Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of the 6th Congressional District into the 4th District, which is represented by DFL U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum.

Feb 22, 2012

Legislative map: All shook up

The most anticipated political event of the year at the Capitol — the unveiling of court-drawn state legislative and congressional districts that will be used for the next decade — arrived at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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