CNN reports that Bob Vander Plaats, the chief of an influential conservative Christian group, asked Michele Bachmann to consider merging with another candidate. Vander Plaats on Tuesday endorsed Rick Santorum. CNN says the group is trying to rally support around a single candidate to avoid dividing social conservative voters.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
Standoff in St. Cloud ends with peaceful surrender of suspect
Police announced the standoff at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday.
Bachmann takes a self-deprecating look back at her campaign in CPAC speech
Michele Bachmann told the Conservative Political Action Committee that running for president is a series of humiliations. She then referenced some of her campaign gaffes by explaining that she learned important lessons like where John Wayne was born and when Elvis Presley was born. "These are vital issues to our republic!" she said.
Hecklers disrupt Michele Bachmann's campaign stop in Iowa City
A group of protesters, and one man dressed in a costume who called himself the "gay robot professor," heckled and chanted when Michele Bachmann rolled into the Hamburg Inn in Iowa City. Campaign officials reportedly cranked up the holiday music in an attempt to drown out the protesters, and things got a little bit heated between bystanders and hecklers.
Bachmann still haunted by Iowa presidential campaign
Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., dropped out of the presidential race and moved on to her re-election campaign months ago, but her most recent filing with the Federal Election Commission indicates her presidential campaign still owes $935,000 to vendors. And a former aide on the campaign is suing the congresswoman, alleging that the campaign stole a private email list of Christian home school teachers.
Bachmann dismissive of new Iowa poll showing her running fourth
The latest Iowa poll shows Bachmann is the preferred Republican presidential candidate of eight percent of respondents. That's a far cry from the 22 percent she polled in June and from the 23 percent of new poll leader Herman Cain. In an appearance on ABC, Bachmann downplayed the importance of polls.
Former Bachmann spokeswoman working for Santorum's campaign
The Hill confirms, Alice Stewart is serving as Santorum's national press secretary and will travel with him. Stewart was the Minnesota congresswoman's main media contact before Bachmann dropped out of the race for the White House in January.
Graves not saying if he'll abide by endorsement in race to challenge Bachmann
Hotel owner Jim Graves made his Congressional campaign official at a rally in St. Cloud. He's among three candidates who want to be the Democrat to challenge Republican incumbent Michele Bachmann. Sixth District DFLers hold their endorsing convention on Saturday.
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