Mark Zdechlik Feature Archive

Homeschoolers have proven to be important allies for candidates and political causes, and could be Michele Bachmann's key to winning the Iowa caucus. (10/24/2011)
Michele Bachmann will spend part of this week in Iowa, insisting she is the only true conservative in the GOP nomination battle. (10/17/2011)
Public opinion polls suggest Rep. Michele Bachmann's quest for the Republican presidential nomination is in trouble, and talk in political circles has turned to the impact her White House aspirations may have on her re-election chances to Congress. (10/11/2011)
Rep. Michele Bachmann has been struggling in the polls of late, so supporters and opponents alike are wondering whether that stream of grass roots financial support is enough to keep her ambitions alive. (10/03/2011)
Promoting lower taxes and reduced government regulation as ways to spur the economy and create jobs, Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. continues a two-day presidential campaign tour Tuesday in Iowa. (09/20/2011)
Her Iowa supporters say Rep. Michele Bachmann needs to realize the media buzz that propelled her to victory in the Ames Straw Poll is gone, and it's time to press the flesh with everyday voters. (09/19/2011)
Looking for campaign traction during Monday's GOP presidential debate, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann criticized Texas Gov. Rick Perry over a requirement to vaccinate young girls for a sexually transmitted disease. (09/13/2011)
Pawlenty's endorsement of Romney for president marks a departure from the sharp rhetoric the Minnesotan used when he was campaigning for the Republican nomination, harshly criticizing Romney for supporting state-mandated health care as Massachusetts governor. (09/12/2011)
Rep. Michele Bachmann announced her presidential campaign at a GOP debate in June in Manchester. But since then, she has only returned to the state once. (09/09/2011)
The Minnesota congresswoman still receives plenty of media attention, but much of the focus is now on her dwindling prospects in the face of new competition from Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (09/07/2011)
Michele Bachmann says President Obama is failing to lead when it comes to foreign policy. (09/01/2011)
Legionnaires gave the president only one standing ovation during the speech in Minneapolis and had mixed reactions to it afterwards. (08/30/2011)
President Barack Obama will return to the Twin Cities on Tuesday for a speech before the American Legion's annual convention. He's expected to tackle veterans' issues, including unemployment and mental health. (08/30/2011)
Michele Bachmann wrapped up a campaign swing through South Carolina, hoping to capitalize on her recent victory in the Ames Straw Poll. (08/19/2011)
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. (08/14/2011)