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Boehner: Accusations Against Clinton Aide ‘Pretty Dangerous’

Boehner: Accusations Against Clinton Aide ‘Pretty Dangerous’Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- For the second time in two days a top Republican has rejected claims by Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other Republicans that an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has ties to a radical Islamic organiz...

Muslim Rights Group Counters Bachmann National Security Allegations

Muslim Rights Group Counters Bachmann National Security AllegationsJonathan Ernst/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A Muslim human rights group has issued a strong response to the allegations from House Republican members that longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s family, as well as other prominent Muslim-Americ...

McCain Defends Hillary Clinton Aide Against Bachmann Accusation

McCain Defends Hillary Clinton Aide Against Bachmann AccusationChris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) -- Describing the accusations against her as “ugly” and “sinister,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., came to the defense of Huma Abedin, longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.Last...

Michele Bachmann Becomes a Swiss Citizen

Michele Bachmann Becomes a Swiss CitizenJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Michele Bachmann is now a Swiss citizen.The Minnesota congresswoman and former Republican presidential candidate was recently granted dual citizenship, Bachmann's office confirmed Tuesday night, according to ...

Michele Bachmann Speaks on Health Care Outside Supreme Court

Michele Bachmann Speaks on Health Care Outside Supreme CourtMark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The pro-Obama forces were chanting outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday even louder than they were Monday, and Tea Party icon Michele Bachmann’s presence only galvanized them.“We love Obamacare,&rdquo...

Michele Bachmann Says Party Will Unify Behind Nominee

Michele Bachmann Says Party Will Unify Behind NomineeAFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said she believes the Republican Party will unify behind the eventual nominee, and does not believe they will be hampered by the ongoing primary fight.“I ...

David Plouffe: Newt Gingrich’s Comments ‘Reprehensible’

David Plouffe: Newt Gingrich’s Comments ‘Reprehensible’ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Obama senior adviser David Plouffe eviscerated former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on “This Week” after the GOP presidential candidate lashed out at the president for his comments on the death of Florida teenager Tray...

Michele Bachmann Not Joining ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Michele Bachmann Not Joining ‘Dancing With the Stars’Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Rep. Michele Bachmann says she will not join the cast of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars for its 14th season, despite rumors that she was under consideration for the program by the show’s producers.“...

At CPAC, Humor Prevails Among Former Presidential Candidates

At CPAC, Humor Prevails Among Former Presidential CandidatesJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- At the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., jokes were a common thread between the speeches of former GOP presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry.Bachmann and Perry ea...

Bachmann: Romney Endorsement Rumors ‘Completely False’

Bachmann: Romney Endorsement Rumors ‘Completely False’Scott Olson/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) -- Mitt Romney is heading to the Minneapolis area on Wednesday -- the day after his decisive win in the Florida primary -- and rumors had been swirling that Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann might offer up h...

Michele Bachmann Suspends Presidential Campaign

Michele Bachmann Suspends Presidential CampaignScott Olson/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Rep. Michele Bachmann suspended her presidential campaign Wednesday, hours after placing sixth in Tuesday’s Iowa Republican caucuses.“Last night, the people of Iowa spoke with a very clear voice...

Bachmann Loses in Iowa, But Vows to Continue

Bachmann Loses in Iowa, But Vows to ContinueAFP/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- GOP contender Michele Bachmann placed dead last among the Republican candidates competing in the Iowa caucuses, a stunning fall for a candidate who just five months ago cruised to victory in the Iowa straw poll.Des...

Bachmann Jabs Santorum in Closing Argument to Iowa Voters

Bachmann Jabs Santorum in Closing Argument to Iowa VotersAFP/Getty Images(WEST DES MOINES, Iowa) -- In a closing argument to Iowa voters, GOP contender Michele Bachmann on Monday stressed her Iowa roots and took a final parting shot at the latest Republican frontrunner, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum...

Analysis: What Placement in Iowa Caucuses Means for Candidates

Analysis: What Placement in Iowa Caucuses Means for CandidatesScott Olson/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Tuesday’s Iowa caucuses are two contests for the price of one.Mitt Romney, as he has all year, faces off against himself.  He’s in the enviable position of being able to win even if he lose...

Bachmann Presses On in Iowa After Campaign Staff Shakeup

Bachmann Presses On in Iowa After Campaign Staff ShakeupAFP/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- As GOP contender Michele Bachmann concluded a 99-county tour of Iowa Thursday, the Minnesota Republican was forced to explain not only why her Iowa chairman Sen. Kent Sorenson defected from her campaign to endorse ...

Michele Bachmann’s Iowa Chair Defects to Ron Paul

Michele Bachmann’s Iowa Chair Defects to Ron PaulAFP/Getty Images(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- On what should have been a triumphant end to a whirlwind 99-county tour of Iowa, GOP contender Michele Bachmann suffered a series of blows to her campaign on Wednesday that began with dismal new poll numbers and en...

Gingrich, Bachmann Make Gallup’s Most-Admired List

Gingrich, Bachmann Make Gallup’s Most-Admired ListMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Newt Gingrich might be lacking in recent presidential nomination poll numbers, but when it comes to admiration by his fellow Americans, he was the only male Republican candidate to make Gallup’s list of...

GOP Rivals Unleash Blistering Attacks on Ron Paul

GOP Rivals Unleash Blistering Attacks on Ron PaulAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Ron Paul, who doesn’t return to the campaign trail until Wednesday afternoon, is already facing a barrage of attacks from his GOP rivals.Newt Gingrich told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Tuesday that he could no...

Is There New Light on Michele Bachmann in Iowa?

Is There New Light on Michele Bachmann in Iowa?Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(GRUNDY CENTER, Iowa) -- To hear GOP contender Michele Bachmann tell it: “An electric light switch has been turned.”Iowa voters who have ignored or abandoned her since her August win in the Iowa Straw Poll are, s...

As Final Pre-Caucus Debate Looms, Iowa Race Appears Wide Open

As Final Pre-Caucus Debate Looms, Iowa Race Appears Wide OpenABC News(SIOUX CITY, Iowa) -- You might think that after months of a seemingly endless string of debates, rallies, straw polls, and other campaign events, voters in the nation’s first state to select a Republican presidential nominee might have m...

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