Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., carefully walked around a question posed in several ways by CNN interviewer Piers Morgan about whether she might want to be vice president. If Mitt Romney called, would she want the job or not?
Storms cause grain bin to fall on car, killing one in central MN
The National Weather Service confirmed the death on Thursday evening.
Ferocious winds, possible tornadoes leave destruction in MN
Numerous reports of tornadoes and nearly 100 mph straight-line winds.
Canoe carrying 4 overturns near St. John's University
Of the four, only one was wearing a lifejacket when the boat capsized Wednesday.
MN's craft alcohol makers back new push to loosen state's liquor laws
The pushback includes loosening restrictions on growler sales for bigger craft breweries and a more direct line of spirit sales to customers.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Bachmann's star undimmed at RNC
Controversial Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann doesn't have a formal role at the Republican National Convention, but the political celebrity is a popular figure as she works her way through the throngs of GOP faithful, mugging for photos and chatting up delegates. She also chatted up the media a bit, although she bailed on CNN's Piers Morgan.
McCain rips Bachmann's Muslim Brotherhood accusations
U.S. Sen. John McCain ripped Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann on Wednesday for suggesting an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is working with the Muslim Brotherhood. Meanwhile CNN's Anderson Cooper interviews Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who has taken a lead in criticism of Bachmann's charges.
Bachmann left off stage at GOP convention
Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., is among the House's top fundraisers and continues to draw national attention, but her fans won’t hear or see her speak on national television during the Republican National Convention set to start Aug. 27 in Tampa — at least not from the convention floor podium. She is not among 22 "headliners" at the convention.
Muslim Brotherhood denies Bachmann allegation
In an interview, a Muslim Brotherhood leader in Egypt’s Daqheleya province, Ibrahim Ali Iraqi, says a claim by Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., that the group had infiltrated the U.S. government is "ridiculous." “The Muslim Brotherhood can’t even penetrate the Egyptian government,” he says.
Bachmann raises $4.5M in third quarter
Fundraising powerhouse Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., hauled in $4.5 million in the quarter that ended Sept. 30 – and it could prove to be the biggest total of anyone in Congress, the Star Tribune reports. Her DFL opponent Jim Graves plans to announce his total on Monday. In the Eighth District, DFL challenger Rick Nolan announced he had raised more than Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., but Nolan has less on hand for the final weeks.
Column: Bachmann's gay stepsister left hurt, confused
New York Times columnist Frank Bruni visits Minnesota to speak with Helen LaFave, the gay stepsister of Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. LaFave has rarely talked to the media but tells Bruni that she has been stung by the lawmaker calling out gays and lesbians as sick and evil, and by Bachmann's unyielding opposition to gay marriage.
Bachmann: I'm a bipartisan problem-solver
Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., among the most polarizing figures in Congress, cast herself as a bipartisan problem solver who was able to secure support from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in order to nail down money for a new bridge over the St. Croix River this year. In her final debate with DFL challenger Jim Graves, she called the accomplishment "absolutely remarkable." She said, "I've brought Democrats and Republicans together and solved a problem."
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