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Follow the 2012 presidential candidacy of Tea Party favorite and Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann in our selection of audio clips and coverage.

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Why the electability equation isn’t yet on voters’ minds

8/17/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Well, as candidates walk the midway in Iowa and we just watched it we know they also are making some national moves. Among them, Donald Trump released his first national policy paper yesterday, on immigration. It sounds like a perfect time for Politics Monday. Joining us this week are Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and reporter Tamara Keith of NPR. So, go, Gwen. AMY WALTER, The Cook Political Report: Yes. So fun. JUDY WOODRUFF: She...

Duration: 00:07:31


Clamoring for attention, presidential candidates get provocative

7/27/2015
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: But, first, the 2016 presidential contenders are on the attack, each jockeying to get the chance to secure a place on the stage for the first Republican debate in Cleveland in 10 days. The polls are getting tighter and their rhetoric is getting hotter, just in time for Politics Monday. Thats with Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR. Lets start with Mike Huckabee, shall we? Mike Huckabee said and we can take a look at...

Duration: 00:08:24


The Moment - Chuck Todd: 6/9/15

6/9/2015
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Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and moderator of Meet the Press, talks about the political landscape and his role in it. Brian and Chuck also discuss the line between journalism and show business, the value of long-form interviews, and Chuck's waning enthusiasm for the political game. Plus, Chuck dives into his vision for Meet the Press, the burden of hosting the longest running television show in history, and the real story behind Advise and Consent. Topics this week: NBC's Meet...

Duration: 01:10:32


16 Things Michele Bachmann Will Miss About Congress

12/4/2014
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The Minnesota Republican is not running for a fifth House term. She wrote in BuzzFeed that she'll miss, among other things, smoke-filled rooms and Seersucker Thursdays.

Duration: 00:00:27


Brooks and Marcus on executive action precedent, prospective presidential c

11/21/2014
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSObama’s full immigration speech What campaign funding trends will carry over to 2016? Brooks and Dionne on Obama’s immigration plan and what’s next JUDY WOODRUFF: From a failed vote in the Senate to green-light the Keystone pipeline, to the presidents call to arms on immigration, it was another week of conflict among the politically powerful. To analyze it all, Brooks and Marcus. Thats New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post...

Duration: 00:12:17


Shields and Brooks on finding a GOP ‘anti-Cruz,’ Middle East alliances

8/1/2014
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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: In Washington, House Republicans were racing to pass something on the border crisis after a day of confusion and chaos on Capitol Hill Thursday. RELATED LINKSShields and Brooks on Obama’s handling of the border crisis, Mideast violence Shields and Brooks on Israel’s incursion, challenging Russia Shields and Brooks on suing the president, LeBron’s hometown bounce For a taste of what went on today around the Capitol, heres some of what we heard...

Duration: 00:12:23


WSJ Editors' Picks -- A Big Day For The NCAA

6/20/2013
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Later today, a judge will rule whether the NCAA must pay college athletes for television broadcasting rights and for using their likeness in video games. Rachel Bachmann gives WSJ This Morning an overview of the case.

Duration: 00:07:32


Week In News: Bachmann's Decision, Obama To Meet China's President

6/1/2013
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Guest host Wade Goodwyn speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent with The Atlantic. This week, they break down Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's decision not to run for re-election. Plus, a look ahead to President Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Duration: 00:03:29


How Will Bachmann's Departure Affect Politics?

5/31/2013
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Tea Party favorite Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has announced she's won't run for re-election. But what does the news mean for the Tea Party movement, and the rest of the GOP? Host Michel Martin discusses this and other political news with Republican strategist Lenny McAllister and The Root's Keli Goff.

Duration: 00:11:27


WSJ Editors' Picks -- What's Next For Bachmann?

5/30/2013
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What is next for Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann and The Tea Party after her decision to not run for re-election? The Wall Street Journal This Morning discusses with reporter Janet Hook.

Duration: 00:03:24


Rep. Michele Bachmann To Leave Congress

5/30/2013
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Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota has announced she will not seek re-election next year. That's taken some of her constituents by surprise. They are wondering what's behind her decision not to campaign for a fifth term.

Duration: 00:03:54


WSJ The News Hub P.M. Report, May 29, 2013

5/29/2013
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Michele Bachmann says she won't seek re-election in 2014, Small employers are struggling with the healthcare law

Duration: 00:18:17


Tea Party Firebrand Bachmann Won't Seek Fifth Term

5/29/2013
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Tea Party favorite and former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann announced that she would not run for re-election to her Minnesota House seat. Bachmann was facing a tough fight, having barely beaten an unknown Democrat in a district that Republican nominee Mitt Romney carried by 15 points.

Duration: 00:02:57


Barney Frank: The Comedian's Politician

5/10/2013
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This week's Very Important Puzzler talks about his political family, his accomplishments in Congress and the role of comedy in politics. Plus, we challenge him to identify the speaker of some notable quotes: was it Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann, rapper Kanye West ... or Barney Frank?

Duration: 00:14:01


Bachmann Faces Competitive Re-Election Bid In Minnesota

10/12/2012
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More than nine months after dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination for president, Rep. Michele Bachmann is back on the campaign trail. But this time it's in her Minnesota congressional district, where she faces an underfunded but tough Democratic opponent.

Duration: 00:04:28


Bachmann: The Fight Against Obamacare Has Just Begun

7/11/2012
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Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) says the Supreme Court's ruling doesn't fix all the problems with government health care.

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Rep. Michele Bachmann Gives Up Swiss Citizenship

5/11/2012
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Former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann announced Thursday that she has asked the Swiss Consulate to withdraw her Swiss citizenship. The Minnesota Congresswoman is married to the son of Swiss-born parents. Earlier this year, the couple formally registered for dual citizenship.

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Voters Unsure About Bachmann's Dual Citizenship

5/10/2012
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Former GOP presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota has been granted citizenship in Switzerland. A spokeswoman says Bachmann has been eligible for dual citizenship since she married her husband of Swiss descent in 1978.

Duration: 00:03:59


Friday News Roundup - Domestic

5/4/2012
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This week's economic figures suggested the U.S. recovery may have lost some steam. The Labor Department reported hiring in April slacked off for the second straight month. The unemployment rate dipped to 8.1 percent from 8.2 last month as more people dropped out of the labor market. Michele Bachmann formally endorsed her one-time rival Mitt Romney. The department of Justice charged more than 100 individuals with $460 million in Medicare fraud. And the DEA is under fire for its treatment of a...

News Roundup for Friday January 6, 2012 - Hour 1

1/6/2012
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The unemployment rate dropped to 8.5 percent - the lowest level in nearly three years; President Obama bypassed Congress and appointed Richard Cordray as consumer protection chief; plans for cuts to the Pentagon were unveiled...the Fed urged Congress to take more aggressive action on housing; the official Republican campaign for 2012 got underway; Mitt Romney got an unexpected win in Iowa and an endorsement from John McCain; Michele Bachmann announced an end to her campaign; and Rick Perry...
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