Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has been granted citizenship in Switzerland.
Bachmann’s spokeswoman Becky Rogness says the congresswoman has been eligible for dual citizenship since she married her husband of Swiss descent in 1978. Rogness tells Minnesota Public Radio (http://bit.ly/LaEhNk ) that some of the couple’s children wanted to exercise their eligibility for dual citizenship, so they went through the process as a family.
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Michele Bachmann suspended her 2012 presidential campaign Wednesday after finishing at the bottom of competitors in the six-way Republican caucuses in Iowa and finding she didn’t have the campaign infrastructure, cash or momentum to go on.
But the Minnesota congresswoman said she will continue to make her case against Obama administration policies that she says bring the U.S. closer to the point of no return unless they are stopped. View full article »
If electability had been the question for primary candidates in 1980, Ronald Reagan would have never become president, Newt Gingrich said Thursday, answering challenges about whether he could be embraced by the electorate in the race to beat President Obama in 2012.
Clearly, Reagan ended up convincing primary voters that he had the right policies, and he went on to beat Jimmy Carter by a larger margin than Franklin Delano Roosevelt beat Herbert Hoover in 1932, Gingrich, a longtime history professor, said during the Fox News Republican presidential primary debate in Sioux City, Iowa. View full article »
Republican candidate Michele Bachmann addressed the controversy surrounding her appearance on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ this week, saying if what happened to her had happened to the First Lady, heads would have rolled.
When Bachmann was introduced on the Fallon’s show Monday, Fallon’s house band, the Roots, played Fishbone’s song ‘Lyin’ Ass Bitch.’
Fallon has since apologized, and while Bachmann said she accepts the comedian’s apology, she thinks NBC should apologize as well. View full article »
Rick Perry certainly has the look and street cred in Texas, but it was Herman Cain that won the Western Conservative Summit straw poll. Both Perry and Cain as well as Rick Santorum spoke at the three-day event hosted in Denver, Colo. View full article »
ABC’s Brian Ross was chasing Michele Bachmann to get an on-the-record comment after her speech in South Carolina on Tuesday when things turned unexpectedly physical for the reporter.
Ross was throwing out questions to the presidential candidate about her reported debilitating migraines as she made her her way out of the event. Bachmann, who read a statement on the issue earlier at the speaking engagement, ignored the question several times. Time magazine’s Michael Crowley, who was also at the event: View full article »