Michele Bachmann wrapped up a campaign swing through South Carolina, hoping to capitalize on her recent victory in the Ames Straw Poll.
Michele Bachmann returned to her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa Sunday evening to celebrate her first-place showing in the Ames Straw Poll over the weekend.
Tim Pawlenty supporters say the former Minnesota governor would have made a good president and they're disappointed he had to end his campaign. Pawlenty dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president Sunday morning, following his disappointing third place showing in the Ames Straw Poll over the weekend.
GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann won the Iowa Straw Poll Saturday, leaving former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty in a distant third place among those who cast ballots.
Minnesotans Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann are holding separate rallies this evening in Ames, Iowa designed to get their supporters to vote for them in a straw poll tomorrow. Last night their criticism of each other dominated a Republican presidential candidates' debate. We talked to people at the Iowa State Fair today to see what they thought of the debate.
The congresswoman and ex-governor repeatedly insulted each other at last night's GOP presidential debate, which was overshadowed by the expected entrance of Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
Two Republicans from Minnesota -- former Gov. Tim Pawlenty and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann -- are among the field of presidential candidates participating in tonight's debate in Iowa.. and the state Republican Party's straw poll on Saturday. The two are battling to become the main alternative to perceived frontrunner Mitt Romney.
Analysts say if the former Minnesota governor fails to deliver in a nationally televised debate tonight and a straw poll this weekend, he may lose the confidence of supporters and find it difficult to finance a campaign.
The Minnesota congresswoman burnishes her conservative credentials at the National Press Club.
After three weeks of a government shutdown during which more than 20,000 state workers sat at home laid off, and state parks, rest stops and countless other operations sat idle, many Minnesotans are angry the people they elected to balance the state budget failed to do so.
Former Democratic Congressman Rick Nolan today announced his campaign for the 8th District seat currently held by Republican Chip Cravaack.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told reporters in Hudson Wednesday morning that he hopes his state and Minnesota can soon negotiate a new income tax deal.
Minnesota voters sent a mixed message last fall when they elected a Democratic governor who campaigned on a "tax the rich" theme, at the same time they gave anti-tax Republicans control of the Legislature. Now many are dismayed by partisan bickering that led to the state government shutdown. That's particularly true in parts of the closely divided House District 25B.
Republican presidential hopefuls have been criss-crossing Iowa lately, campaigning against President Barack Obama and what they call his failed economic policy. The message has been well received by Iowa Republicans. But Democrats in the state have a different view of the rhetoric in their own backyard.
Rep. Michele Bachmann formally launched her bid today in her Iowa birthplace, after first making her intentions clear at a debate earlier this month.