Michele Bachmann


  • Rep. Bachmann: Sebelius should be fired   Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    Rep. Bachmann: Sebelius should be fired

    Rep. Michele Bachmann, (R-MN), explains why she is calling for the resignation of Secretary Sebelius over the glitches associated with the rollout of Obamacare. Bachman says, "Once you sign up there's no way to get out."

  • 'We fight on': NSA spying foe says after vote loss Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 8:52 AM ET
    Rep. Justin Amash

    Furious lobbying and last-minute pleas to lawmakers ensured victory for the Obama administration as the House voted 217-205 to spare the NSA program.

  • Why Washington Can't Stop Its Spending Habits Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    Many politicians want to change the way Congress operates. So why do so many—Republican or Democrat—ultimately become the very creatures of habit they initially promised to replace, at least when it comes to pork and earmarks?

  • Gay GOP group hesitantly backs Romney Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON-- A prominent gay Republican group offered Mitt Romney its "qualified endorsement" on Tuesday, calling it the right decision for the nation even as it slammed Romney's opposition to gay marriage.

  • Newt Gingrich

    "The best and most effective way to balance the budget is through booming economic growth and prosperity. I know. That is how we did it the last time we balanced the budget, when I was Speaker of the House, and it stayed balanced for four straight years. And that is how we would do it again if I am elected President," writes the candidate in this Guest Blog.

  • Mitt Romney: Restoring the American Promise Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 2:38 PM ET
    Mitt Romney

    "I am running for President to offer more than just a change in policy. I am offering a dramatic change in perspective and philosophy," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.

  • Iowa GOP Declares Santorum the Winner of Caucuses Saturday, 21 Jan 2012 | 2:46 PM ET

    Offering no explanation, the Iowa Republican Party has declared Rick Santorum as winner of the Iowa caucuses, days after saying incomplete vote results precluded it from doing just that.

  • Romney Forges Broad Coalition in NH Primary Victory Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 9:06 PM ET
    Mitt Romney

    Mitt Romney won broad support from conservatives and moderates and was widely viewed as Republicans' best hope of defeating President Barack Obama in this fall's elections, preliminary exit polls of voters in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary showed.

  • Bachmann Quits Race; Romney Off to New Hampshire Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 2:09 PM ET
    Michelle Bachmann

    Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann announced her decision to drop out of the presidential race Wednesday, leaving her supporters up for grabs to other GOP contenders.

  • Bachmann Quits Race; Romney Off to New Hampshire Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 12:32 PM ET
    Michelle Bachmann

    Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann  announced  her decision to drop out of the presidential race Wednesday, leaving her supporters up for grabs to other GOP contenders.

  • The Bumpy GOP Campaign Road   Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 7:47 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the update on the Iowa caucuses.

  • GOP Primary Concerns   Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 7:37 PM ET
    GOP Primary Concerns

    J.C Watts, Watts Partners, discusses Newt Gingrich's showing in Iowa, and a look at the GOP strategy, as the candidates finish up in Iowa and head to New Hampshire, with Howard Dean, former DNC chairman, and Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.

  • Who's the Real Front-Runner in Iowa?   Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 7:05 PM ET
    Who's the Real Front-Runner in Iowa?

    Discussing the likely outcome of the Iowa caucus and a look ahead to New Hampshire's GOP primary and Mitt Romney's big lead there, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Bob Lutz, fmr. General Motors vice chairman; and Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News publisher. Also, an update from Iowa, with Robert Costa, Nation Review.

  • The GOP Horserace   Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:31 PM ET
    The GOP Horserace

    Robert Costa, National Review reports on the Iowa ground game; a look at how close the race has become in the Hawkeye State, with Howard Dean, CNBC contributor, and Kevin Madden, republican strategist; and Lanhee Chen, Romney campaign policy director discusses Romney's supply-side message.

  • Ron Paul's Iowa Power Play?   Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 7:14 PM ET
    Ron Paul's Iowa Power Play?

    Discussing whether Ron Paul is poised to make a power play in the Hawkeye State, with Doug Wead, Ron Paul campaign senior advisor, and the likely outcome of the Iowa caucuses, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Ari Melber,The Nation; and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Gingrich, Perry Fail to Make Virginia Ballot Saturday, 24 Dec 2011 | 10:04 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidates stand together before a Republican presidential candidate debate at the Reagan Library, Simi Valley, California.

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has failed to qualify for Virginia's March 6 Republican primary, a development that complicates his bid to win the GOP presidential nomination.

  • Ron Paul Back on Top in Iowa, New Poll Says Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 4:43 AM ET
    Ron Paul (R)

    Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is now leading the pack in Iowa as Newt Gingrich's support fades.

  • Quayle Rates the Republican Candidates   Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 7:16 PM ET
    Quayle Rates the Republican Candidates

    A closer look at the Republican candidates for President, with Dan Quayle, former Vice President of the United States. Quayle explains why he's endorsing Mitt Romney.

  • Republican Front-Runners Get Nasty   Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 7:00 PM ET
    Republican Front-Runners Get Nasty

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses tomorrow's Iowa Republican debate, and looks at Mitt Romney's attack ads targeting Newt Gingrich, with Robert Costa, National Review; Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; John McLaughlin, Republican pollster; and Dan Gerstein, Gotham Ghostwriters.

  • Newt Gingrich: Obama 'Food-Stamp President'   Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 7:30 PM ET
    Newt Gingrich: Obama 'Food-Stamp President'

    GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich discusses what he would cut from the Federal budget, tax cuts, President Obama, Ron Paul's negative ad against him, his 15-point lead in the latest Gallup poll, and why he would make a stronger candidate than Mitt Romney.