Michele Bachmann's media profile has gone international. The Guardian newspaper ran a lengthy profile of the flamboyant Republican legislator on Sunday, declaring her the "queen of the right."
A 94-page book titled "Governor Tim Pawlenty: The Sam's Club Republican" hit Amazon.com this week, but its author, J.A. McClure, has remained an enigma. Reporters trying to reach the author at the phone number given on a news release reached instead an Applebee's restaurant in Portsmouth, N.H.
The filing deadline has come and gone. Candidates for the Minnesota Legislature are hitting the stump. But Democrats in 13 House and Senate districts and Republicans in 10 others will have to win in August to compete in November. Here are 10 legislative primaries to watch.
Tom Emmer won the Minnesota Republican Party's endorsement Friday afternoon to run for governor in November, prevailing over chief rival Marty Seifert.
Welcome to our live blog of the 2010 Minnesota state Republican convention. Stick with us today and tomorrow, as we cover all the hoopla and fanfare and actual business of the GOP.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will endorse Tom Emmer for governor, according to unconfirmed reports this afternoon.
Once again, a hot national issue of American politics comes home to Minnesota, and a Minnesota politician gets a lot of press.
Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann were the big event this week. Here are some more images from that day, as well as other people PIM saw this week.
Last Wednesday’s GOP-sponsored rally for Bachmann, Minnesota’s firebrand congresswoman and darling of the Tea Party movement, attracted Republicans by the thousands, who poured into the Minneapolis Convention Center and waited patiently in undulating lines, hours before the doors of Hall D opened at noon.
It seemed noteworthy when Senate Minority Leader Dave Senjem took to the podium at yesterday's Michele Bachmann/Sarah Palin rally and made this vow about the fall elections: "For the first time in 38 years, we're gonna control the Senate!" The GOP would need a 13-seat swing to take charge of the Senate, and a 21-seat turnaround in the House. How does that compare to the Legislature's biggest parti[...]
Photos of the stars of the show: today's MN GOP rally with Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann
Here's what PIM saw at the GOP rally with Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann today.
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