Michele Bachmann


  • Looking for Romney's Stance on the Auto Bailout     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    One speaker calls for banking transparency, while Richard, a professor at Oakland University, is interested in China policy of the candidates. Michelle says she os interested in a politician who will put the citizens of this country first. And NAME says he's looking for pro-life candidates. Matt wants to see Mitt clarify his stance on the auto bailout.

  • Cain on Character     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 6:22 PM ET

    Maria asks why the American people should hire a president if they feel there are character issues. Cain says he's being tried in the court of public opinion based on unfounded accusations.

  • Economy Takes Center Stage     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 11:15 AM ET

    A look at the most important issues facing candidates, with Dick Armey, FreedomWorks and Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor.

  • Republican Debate Preview     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn has a preview of tomorrow's debate on CNBC.

  • Michele Bachmann: Obama’s Wall Street Paradox Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 2:57 PM ET
    Michele Bachmann

    Dodd-Frank has badly burdened American business to the permanent advantage of their foreign competitors.

  • Debate Countdown     Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's John harwood has the details on GOP candidates getting ready for tomorrow's face-off.

  • Wall Street Isn't Impressed With Republican Candidates Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 11:51 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidates (L-R) former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney and Texas Governor Rick Perry

    "Their ideas for what needs to happen are terrible," says one analyst. "Then go to the Democratic side — their ideas are just as bad. "

  • Meet the GOP Presidential Candidates Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 1:00 PM ET
    American voters will soon be well acquainted with the Republican presidential candidates vying to unseat President Obama. The first primaries are only a couple months away. For those who don’t follow the daily news flow, there are a series of nationally televised debates to get to know the candidates and issues. Having begun in May, the next major debate is  What’s more, this presidential election will be somewhat unique. It is the first one to reflect the  as well as the groundbreaking 2010 Sup

    For those who don’t follow the daily news flow, there are a series of nationally televised debates to get to know the candidates and issues.

  • Homes of the GOP Candidates Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    When every part of a presidential candidate’s life and history goes under the microscope, it’s not surprising that some of their homes have led to controversy. In fact, for one candidate, two properties have become the center of a heated debate.

    Click ahead to learn about these abodes, located in nine states, and find out who owns, has owned, or rents each house.

  • Presidential Candidates? Few Are the 99 Percent Saturday, 29 Oct 2011 | 10:16 AM ET
    Occupy Wall Street dog

    Economic inequality may or may not become a central issue in the presidential race, but the candidates have at least one reason to hope it does not.  The New York Times reports.

  • For Republicans, Judicial Power Is a Campaign Issue Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 3:52 AM ET

    Republican presidential candidates are issuing biting and sustained attacks on the federal courts and the role they play in American life. The New York Times reports.

  • Bashing EPA Is New Theme in GOP Race Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 10:33 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) addresses the Blackhawk County Republican annual Lincoln Day Dinner in Waterloo, Iowa.

    The Environmental Protection Agency is emerging as a favorite target of the Republican presidential candidates, who portray it as the very symbol of a heavy-handed regulatory agenda imposed by the Obama administration that they say is strangling the economy. The New York Times reports.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett has said, almost yelled, 'Tax the Super-Rich!' many times over the past few years.  But his latest New York Times op-ed headlined Stop Coddling the Super-Rich appears to have hit a "nerve," as Reuters puts it, with Washington gearing up for another debate on how to cut the nation's deficit.  It's getting a strong reaction on the campaign trail and elsewhere.

  • Bachmann on Buffett     Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 5:00 AM ET

    Minnesota Congresswoman and GOP Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann offers her opinion on Warren Buffett's suggestion that billionaires and millionaires should pay more taxes.

  • Obama Has More US Support Than GOP in Debt Talks Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 6:31 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama holds a stronger political position than Republicans entering the end-game of their standoff over the debt ceiling, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll has found.

  • Iowa to Be Critical Showdown for Pawlenty Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 3:24 PM ET
    Tim Pawlenty

    Presidential campaigns are marathons, but time is running short for former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty.  Once viewed as the principal rival to GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, Pawlenty has struggled with lackluster donations, weak poll ratings, a sub-par debate performance and new home-grown competition from Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann.

  • Obama Responsible for Poor Jobs Picture: Bachmann Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 11:04 AM ET
    Michelle Bachman

    The dismal state of employment offers more proof that President Obama's economic plan isn't working, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann told CNBC.

  • Bachmann Kicks Off Presidential Campaign Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 12:55 PM ET

    Outspoken congresswoman and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann cast herself as the "bold choice" for the Republican presidential nomination, as she formally kicked off her campaign Monday in her Iowa home town.

  • 7 in G.O.P., Civil to Each Other, Hit at Obama Instead Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 9:38 AM ET

    Opening a new phase in a race to define the direction of their party, the leading Republican presidential candidates gathered  for the first time to debate, the York Times reports.