The Tea Party has been the best antidote to the out-of-control spending we have seenPerry, Bachmann appear together, no chat Aug 15, 2011
Before we get started, let's all say 'Happy Birthday' to Elvis Presley todayBachmann trips on Elvis tribute Aug 16, 2011
Before we get started, let's all say 'Happy Birthday' to Elvis Presley todayWatercooler Stories Aug 17, 2011
I don't know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politiciansBachmann: Irene, quake 'God's way' Aug 29, 2011
She told me that her little daughter took that vaccine, that injection, and she suffered from mental retardation thereafterDoctors slam Bachmann vaccine comments Sep 14, 2011
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.