Michele Bachmann

Diary Excerpts: Incontinent Thoughts of a Rogue Thinker

- Advertisement -<p>Diary Excerpts: Incontinent Thoughts of a Rogue Thinker<p>11/20/17 So far, Secretary of State Tillerson erroneously referred to his …

Liberal View

Donald Trump is ringing the death knell of the religious right

The modern religious right skyrocketed to political prominence in the late 1970’s, with orange juice queen Anita Bryant’s anti-gay “Save the …

LGBTQ

Pawlenty Says He Won’t Run For Franken’s Senate Seat

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –</b> Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he won’t be running for the U.S. Senate.(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)In an …

Phil Housley

Pawlenty opts out of Senate run in Minnesota

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) ruled out running for the Senate seat vacated by Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenDemocrats turn on Al …

Elections

Tim Pawlenty to continue 'public service' as a bank lobbyist

Back in late 2012, Romney had just taken the business end of a nationwide election drubbing, losing to Barack Obama to about five million votes. And …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Like a Lot of Republicans, Pawlenty Is Giving a 2018 Senate Race a Pass

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty was reportedly the runner-up for the second spot on the 2008 Republican presidential ticket. But John McCain …

Politics

Michele Bachmann Saying Martin Luther King Jr. Would Be Alive If Black People Owned Guns In 1960s Is False

Michele Bachmann saying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would still be alive today if African-Americans were allowed to own guns in the 1960s is a fake …

Black History

Hollywood Quiet When It Comes To Bill Clinton Infidelity.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) In President Donald Trump era, Hollywood has become more political and less entertaining, while Washington, D.C., has become more …

African-American News

How Do Failed Presidential Hopefuls Fare As US Senate Candidates?

<b>More than a dozen candidates who unsuccessfully ran for president since 1972 later ran for the U.S. Senate – just three were victorious</b>What’s old may …

Elections

Frank Rich: Trump Has Moved a Step Closer to Implosion

<i>Most weeks,</i> New York <i>Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. Today:</i> …

Award Shows

How Oprah helped spread anti-vaccine pseudoscience

Sthanlee Mirador/Sipa USA via AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Calls for Oprah Winfrey to run for president may …

Liberal View

US ambassador to Netherlands once said Huma Abedin had 'egregious' ties to Muslim Brotherhood

The U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands said in 2016 that longtime Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over …

Huma Abedin

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Has Repeatedly Flip-Flopped On Offshore Oil Drilling

Now the Republican is trying to burnish his green cred before running for Senate. But he has a history of bait-and-switch.<p>In February 2013, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) changed his mind.<p>Invoking his mother’s death, the fierce Obamacare foe went on TV and vowed to support expansion of his state’s …

Chris Christie

Breitbart News Just FIRED Steve Bannon. It's A Good Day For Andrew Breitbart's Legacy.

On Tuesday, Breitbart News executive chairman Stephen K. Bannon – a man who used his position to shift Breitbart News into a propaganda outlet on …

Conservative View

Trump Slams CNN, Says Stephen Miller 'Destroyed' Tapper After Heated Interview Cut Short

CNN's Jake Tapper had a contentious interview with White House senior adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday morning as the two argued about President …

Donald Trump

Tina Smith sworn into U.S. Senate with eye on looming special election

Just days after being sworn into the U.S. Senate, Tina Smith is on a crash course to find her way in the chamber and find time for a 10-month campaign sprint toward a special election to keep her new job.<p>The Minnesota Democrat's first weekend back home after replacing Al Franken was a whirlwind of …

Tina Smith

CNN Panel Blasts Sean Spicer After He Embarks on Sleazy, Dishonest 'Redemption Tour'

During an HLN appearance with conservative host S.E. Cupp, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer tried to claim he didn't lie while working …

Donald Trump

5 Facts That Should Leave You Queasy About Michele Bachmann's Possible Run for Senate

The president of the United States is threatening nuclear annihilation on Twitter, and the people of Alabama nearly elected to the U.S. Senate a man …

Liberal View

Worst Thing Steve Bannon Said About Trump? 'Money Laundering'

Was it just last week that Donald Trump was strutting confidently around the golf course at Mar-a-Lago, chatting incoherently with New York Times …

Donald Trump

Trump and the GOP Didn't Want Americans to Have Health Care This Year, But Their Efforts Backfired

Republicans should have learned their lesson back in June. As Republicans fought to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017 with no plan for its …

Liberal View

Tina Smith Has Just 10 Months to Keep Her New Job

New Minnesota senator will face voters in November special election<p>Tina Smith just got here. And now she has 10 months to try to keep her new job as …

Politics

U.S. Sen. Tina Smith on her first day: ‘I can’t wait to get to work’

It was a heady day for Tina Smith Wednesday.Flanked by former Vice President Walter Mondale and Minnesota’s senior U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Smith …

Tina Smith

Senate Transforms With Arrival Of 2 New Democrats

There will be two new faces and a slimmer GOP Senate majority when the chamber returns to kick off 2018 on Wednesday.<p>Alabama Democrat Doug Jones will take the seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, after his December victory over controversial GOP nominee Roy Moore, who was accused by …

Politics

Michele Bachmann mulls running for Al Franken’s Senate seat

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Michele Bachmann, the deeply conservative former congresswoman and one-time presidential contender, said she is considering running …

Al Franken

Michele Bachmann mulls run for Al Franken's Senate seat

Former Minnesota congresswoman and 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said she is considering a run for Al Franken's Senate seat.<p>…

U.S. Politics

Franken makes resignation official, exits stage left

Al Franken made good on his weeks-old promise and resigned from the U.S. Senate yesterday in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal that took down …

Al Franken

Michele Bachmann Has Asked God If She Should Run for Al Franken’s Seat

Former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann has asked God if she should run for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Al Franken’s resignation, she …

Politics

Anti-LGBT Republican Michele Bachmann preparing 'comeback' Senate bid

Anti-LGBT Republican Michele Bachmann is preparing for a potential political comeback – and a run for the Senate.<p>The Tea Party politician served in …

LGBTQ

North Dakota legislator criticized for ‘libtard’ tweet

BISMARCK — A North Dakota legislator said he used a “poor choice of words” Tuesday after calling a fellow Twitter user a “libtard” Friday morning.It …

North Dakota

Wednesday's Morning Email: Trump Taunts Kim Jong Un, Saying His Nuclear Button Is 'Bigger'

And "works!"<p>TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)</i><p><b>PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TWEETED THAT HIS NUCLEAR BUTTON WAS ‘BIGGER’ IN RESPONSE TO KIM JONG UN</b> The president added that “my Button works!” in the tweet, which was swiftly condemned. Meanwhile, the North Korean …

Kim Jong-un