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Gingrich to CPAC: GOP needs new ideas

Gingrich to CPAC: GOP needs new ideas

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 16 (UPI) -- Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich told conservatives Saturday the Republican Party establishment lacks new ideas and is "mired in stupidity."
Ex-aide: Bachmann won't pay what's owed

Ex-aide: Bachmann won't pay what's owed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- An aide on Rep. Michele Bachmann's unsuccessful presidential bid said the Minnesota Republican hasn't paid him and others for work done after the Iowa caucuses.

Iowa gov. questions future of straw poll

AMES, Iowa, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Iowa's Republican governor said he thinks it's time the state party did away with the quirky Ames straw poll of presidential hopefuls.
Obama faces tough choices in 2nd term

Obama faces tough choices in 2nd term

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Tired and victorious, Barack Obama returned to Washington Wednesday after becoming the third U.S. president in recent history to win a second term.

Bachmann ekes out win, Cravaack loses

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Rep. Michele Bachmann toughed out a close victory in Minnesota early Wednesday, while President Obama and Sen. Amy Klobuchar breezed to wins, results showed.

No power changes in Senate, House

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The parties that were in power in the U.S. Congress before Tuesday's elections remain the parties in power, but with a few new faces.
Republicans projected to retain control of U.S. House

Republicans projected to retain control of U.S. House

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives will remain dominated by Republicans, results of Tuesday's congressional elections showed.
Mitt: Trick or treat?

Mitt: Trick or treat?

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Will it be trick or trick for U.S. foreign policy U.S. voters go to the polls to elect their next president?
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
GOP female politicians more feminine faces?

GOP female politicians more feminine faces?

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- In what researchers dub the "Michele Bachmann effect," the more conservative voting record of U.S. female politicians, the more feminine facial features.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 13, 2012.
By United Press International
Obama praises Abedin as 'patriot'

Obama praises Abedin as 'patriot'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- President Obama praised Huma Abedin, top aide to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, rejecting claims Abedin is connected to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Bachmann shuns 'political correctness'

Bachmann shuns 'political correctness'

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 31 (UPI) -- After accusing two public officials of ties to radical Islam, Rep. Michele Bachmann said she can't choose political correctness "over national security."

'Don't ask, don't tell' for Muslim Brotherhood

HERNDON, Va., July 31 (UPI) -- The United States has adopted a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy to the Muslim Brotherhood, even when its blueprint for destroying America is right there in front of us.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
McCain: Attacks on Clinton aide 'sinister'

McCain: Attacks on Clinton aide 'sinister'

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- Allegations a top aide to the U.S. secretary of state is connected to the Muslim Brotherhood are "sinister," Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Wednesday.
Bachmann withdraws Swiss citizenship

Bachmann withdraws Swiss citizenship

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., said Thursday she has asked Switzerland to withdraw her dual citizenship "to make it perfectly clear" she is an American.
Rep. Michele Bachmann a Swiss citizen

Rep. Michele Bachmann a Swiss citizen

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., who now holds dual Swiss-U.S. citizenship, told a Swiss broadcaster Tuesday that running for office there would be difficult.
Details of Romney-Santorum meeting unknown

Details of Romney-Santorum meeting unknown

PITTSBURGH, May 4 (UPI) -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney met with former rival Rick Santorum Friday in Pittsburgh to discuss Romney's campaign, officials said.
Bachmann says she likes Romney after all

Bachmann says she likes Romney after all

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Republican former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Thursday she finally endorsed Mitt Romney to keep the country from going "over a cliff."
GOP freshmen learning value of earmarks

GOP freshmen learning value of earmarks

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- House Republicans serving their first term in office are having a hard time sending bacon back to their districts without the use of earmarks, analysts said.

Bachmann stokes women's scorn for Obama

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- President Obama is no friend to American women because of his overall economic policies, which hurt everyone, Sen. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., said Sunday.
Pawlenty disbands campaign, pays off debt

Pawlenty disbands campaign, pays off debt

MINNEAPOLIS, April 10 (UPI) -- Tim Pawlenty, who ended his bid for the U.S. Republican presidential nomination in August, moved Tuesday to disband his campaign.

Bachmann: Obamacare will lead to GOP president

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., said Sunday disgruntlement over President Obama's healthcare law is the reason a Republican will be elected president in 2012.
Who'll claim what in key Ohio primary?

Who'll claim what in key Ohio primary?

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum -- fresh off one-two finishes in Michigan and Arizona -- know a key truism for any Republican presidential candidate: Ohio is a must-win, not nice-to-win, but must-win state.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Bachmann to run in redrawn 6th district

Bachmann to run in redrawn 6th district

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said she'll remain a candidate in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District, even though her home was remapped into another district.
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