Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., says the Muslim Brotherhood, the international Islamist movement that recently came to power in Egypt, has made “deep penetration” within the U.S. government, and she wants an investigation of its influence within five federal agencies. In letters to the agencies, she singles out specific staffers, including a top aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
The Raptor Center says downward trend holding for avian influenza
A "baby shower" fundraising campaign hopes to help return young raptors to the wild.
Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
The block next to the First Avenue nightclub will be named Prince Rogers Nelson Way.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
Police said there is no reason to be concerned for the safety of the rest of the student body at Heritage E-Stem Magnet Middle School.
Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
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.
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 exchanged letters with Ellison before Muslim Brotherhood accusations
There was apparent communication between Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and her Democratic Congressional colleague Keith Ellison before Bachmann's recent claims that Ellison had ties to the Muslim Brotherhood on a nationally syndicated talk show. But in her 16-page letter to Ellison, Bachman never raised suspicions about his alleged ties to the organization.
Poll taken by Graves shows race with Bachmann is even
An internal poll taken by the Democratic challenger shows U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's lead over Jim Graves has shrunk to two percentage points, which is within the poll's margin of error. The Bachmann campaign says the poll lacks credibility. The Graves camp says it shows fallout from Bachmann's claims about the Muslim Brotherhood and its influence in Washington.
Colbert grills Ellison on Muslim Brotherhood, Mary Tyler Moore
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., sat down for a chat with comedian Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report" and they chatted over allegations made by Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., that he is tied to the Muslim Brotherhood. They also role-played what might happen if Mitt Romney called and asked Ellison to be his running mate.
Republicans open fire on Bachmann; Boehner calls her claims 'dangerous'
House Speaker John Boehner was asked Thursday about Rep. Michele Bachmann's assertions that an aide to Secretary of Hillary Clinton should be investigated for ties to Muslim extremists, and he called such accusations "dangerous." The remark comes as Bachmann is increasingly under fire for her comments from Republican colleagues.
Bachmann fears government is on a path toward rationing childbirth
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was discussing the mandate for insurance coverage of contraceptives during an appearance on Glenn Beck's television network. She wonders if the administration's enthusiasm for cutting medical costs by reducing childbirth will one day lead to limits on the number of children per family.
Bachmann says question of bias has delayed decision to join Trump debate
Michele Bachmann says she's concerned the Donald might be leaning too heavily toward one candidate after Trump announced that he's close to making an endorsement. The Bachmann team has not yet decided whether to participate in an upcoming debate moderated by the business tycoon. Trump has also said he's considering running against the Republican field as a third-party candidate.
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