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New Yorker cover illustrates Obama's healthcare victory

New Yorker cover illustrates Obama's healthcare victory

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- The new cover of The New Yorker is sparking controversy as it illustrates President Barack Obama's healthcare victory over Republicans.
Aileen Graef
Rep. Michele Bachmann: LGBT community has 'bullied the American people'

Rep. Michele Bachmann: LGBT community has 'bullied the American people'

March 11 (UPI) -- Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., spoke with radio host Lars Larson at the CPAC and said that the veto of SB 1062 shows the LGBT community has bullied the people.
Aileen Graef
CPAC: Gingrich, Bachmann go after Hillary Clinton

CPAC: Gingrich, Bachmann go after Hillary Clinton

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 8 (UPI) -- Newt Gingrich and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann took aim Saturday at Hillary Clinton on the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Report: GOP may tie debt limit to partial ACA repeal

Report: GOP may tie debt limit to partial ACA repeal

CAMBRIDGE, Md., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. House Republicans are considering tying an increase in the debt limit to repeal of a provision of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said.
Stephen Hawking changes his mind on black holes

Stephen Hawking changes his mind on black holes

ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Stephen Hawking has released a new paper suggesting that event horizons, the outer boundary of a black hole, may only be apparent and not real.
Ananth Baliga
At year's end: Washington starts, end 2013 working on budget matters

At year's end: Washington starts, end 2013 working on budget matters

From the get-go, 2013 was turbulent in Washington. Crises rolled over the nation's capital like thunderheads after President Obama took his second oath of office on a crisp January day.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Articles of impeachment against AG Eric Holder to be filed

Articles of impeachment against AG Eric Holder to be filed

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Eleven U.S. House Republicans have drafted articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder, an action one lawmaker said wasn't done lightly.

Miley Cyrus plays Michele Bachman in SNL skit

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Pop star Miley Cyrus played U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., in a parody of her "We Won't Stop" music video on "Saturday Night Live."

Justice Department reportedly subpoenas documents in Bachmann probe

WASHINGTON, Minn., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department has subpoenaed records of a Super PAC as part of an investigation into Michele Bachmann's Republican presidential campaign.

Ex-Bachmann aide sentenced to community service in deal

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- An ex-aide to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., was sentenced to 32 hours of community service Monday for his alleged role in several thefts.

House ethics panel investigates four representatives

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Committee on Ethics announced Friday four House members, including Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., are under investigation.
Strange bedfellows: House defeats effort to rein in NSA phone-tracking

Strange bedfellows: House defeats effort to rein in NSA phone-tracking

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- A rare left-right bloc of House members vowed after a narrow loss to redouble efforts to curb a national-security program that amasses Americans' phone records.
Bachmann accuses U.S. Treasury of lying about debt

Bachmann accuses U.S. Treasury of lying about debt

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., accused the U.S. Treasury of lying about the size of the federal debt, citing a report that it has not increased.

Legislative aide to Rep. Bachmann arrested on theft charges

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- A senior legislative aide to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has been arrested in an investigation into theft at the Rayburn House Office Building, police say.
Huelskamp vows constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage

Huelskamp vows constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Constitution must be changed to void the Supreme Court ruling that said the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional, a Republican lawmaker said.
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Michele Marie Bachmann (née Amble; April 6, 1956) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Minnesota's 6th congressional district, a post she has held since 2007. The district includes several of the northern suburbs of the Twin Cities, such as Woodbury, and Blaine as well as Stillwater and St. Cloud.

She is currently a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. She previously served in the Minnesota State Senate and is the first Republican woman to represent the state in Congress. Bachmann is a supporter of the Tea Party movement and a founder of the House Tea Party Caucus.

Michele Marie Amble was born in Waterloo, Iowa "into a family of Norwegian Lutheran Democrats"; her family moved from Iowa to Minnesota when she was 13 years old. After her parents divorced, Bachmann's father, David John Amble, moved to California, and Bachmann was raised by her mother, Jean (née Johnson), who worked at the First National Bank in Anoka, Minnesota. Her mother remarried when Bachmann was a teenager; the new marriage resulted in a family with nine children.

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