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Michele Bachmann Says She Might Seek Presidency in 2016
RCP ^ | 07/23/2014 | Scott Conroy

Posted on 07/23/2014 12:28:29 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Though set to retire from the U.S. House after her term expires at the end of this year, Michele Bachmann may not be done with electoral politics.

The Minnesota congresswoman and 2012 Republican presidential candidate told RealClearPolitics on Tuesday that she is considering a second White House run.

Bachmann made the revelation during an interview, in which she was asked for her view on whether any Republican women might seek the Oval Office in 2016.

“The only thing that the media has speculated on is that it’s going to be various men that are running,” she replied. “They haven’t speculated, for instance, that I’m going to run. What if I decide to run? And there’s a chance I could run.”

Bachmann entered the last presidential race in June 2011 as a long-shot contender but was able to use her sway with elements of the Tea Party and an effective media campaign to rise temporarily toward the front of the Republican pack in a deeply fluid race.

The high point of her candidacy came in August 2011 when she won the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa.

But Bachmann’s campaign soon withered amid a string of gaffes and controversial claims, staff defections, and a rise in the fortunes of other candidates in the race.

She ended up finishing in sixth place in the Iowa caucuses less than five months after her Ames triumph, earning just 5 percent of the vote and dropping out the next day.

(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 2016; 2016gopprimary; bachman2016; michelebachmann; nooooooooo; potus; presidency; toolate
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1 posted on 07/23/2014 12:28:29 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh good Lord no.


2 posted on 07/23/2014 12:29:03 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: SeekAndFind

Dammit! Why?!


3 posted on 07/23/2014 12:29:30 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (Go, Cruz! Go!)
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To: SeekAndFind

No more retreads!


4 posted on 07/23/2014 12:30:49 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: SeekAndFind

She’s reading from the latest book by Rick Santorum, “How to Make a Fortune as a Perpetual Presidential Candidate, Even If You Don’t Stand a Chance”


5 posted on 07/23/2014 12:30:56 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember Mississippi!)
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To: definitelynotaliberal

What’s wrong with Bachman compared to the rest?


6 posted on 07/23/2014 12:31:13 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: C19fan

RE: No more retreads!

In 1980, Ronald Reagan was a retread.

In 1968 Nixon was a retread.


7 posted on 07/23/2014 12:31:48 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: SeekAndFind

nuthing, we just have better


8 posted on 07/23/2014 12:33:24 PM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: SeekAndFind

She is stupid beyond reason. She wouldn’t even win Utah. How she was never Primaried is UTTERLY beyond me. As it was, she just barely held a district that she should have won routinely by about 20 pts.

And then there is that potential felony Fed investigation thing.

I never saw her appeal I can get voting against the Dim but voting for her? I remain befuddled.


9 posted on 07/23/2014 12:33:41 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Night Hides Not

That leaves the following out;

Romney, Perry, Cain, Pawlenty, Huntsman, Ron Paul and yes, Santorum.

Jeb Bush is not a retread. Neither is Christie.


10 posted on 07/23/2014 12:33:43 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Yeah but they were smart retreads.


11 posted on 07/23/2014 12:34:09 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: RIghtwardHo

RE: She is stupid beyond reason.

Explain to me what policies she stood and fought for makes her stupid beyond reason?


12 posted on 07/23/2014 12:34:39 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: advertising guy

Didn’t she support Boehner?


13 posted on 07/23/2014 12:34:41 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: SeekAndFind

She has been invisible too long, that is not good.


14 posted on 07/23/2014 12:34:51 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: SeekAndFind

Nooooooooooooooooo.
No Romney
No Bachmann
No Huckabee
No Ron Paul
No Newt


15 posted on 07/23/2014 12:35:35 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

RE: Yeah but they were smart retreads.

Which begs the question, why is being the first President who resigned while in office a smart retread.... and what makes Bachmann a dumb retreat?


16 posted on 07/23/2014 12:35:40 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: Night Hides Not

17 posted on 07/23/2014 12:35:47 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: advertising guy

Like who? And don’t tell me Christie.


18 posted on 07/23/2014 12:41:07 PM PDT by jmacusa (Liberalism defined: When mom and dad go away for the weekend and the kids are in charge.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Tough to do since when she speaks it’s just blithering. Yeah I get the “America!” and hate ODimwit, but watched her in the debates. She has no policies of any consequence because she can’t formulate them. And how many laws did she propose? Wasn’t it 1?

Nope. She’s an idiot. We have smart Conservatives out there. The press would be all over every thing she says and it would drag the entire Party down.

If you can actually find any detailed discussions she has had and proffered on ANY policy aside from some version of “this is good” or “that is bad” I’d be fascinated to read them.


19 posted on 07/23/2014 12:41:17 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: The_Media_never_lie

not sure....she ain’t prez material but damn sure senator material or a cabinet position in a conservative administration............you betcha


20 posted on 07/23/2014 12:41:26 PM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: SeekAndFind
As much as I like her personally, she is UNELECTABLE. Besides, there won't be any more Republicans elected President, I predict, until the Crisis begins, and who knows when that happens (2024?).
21 posted on 07/23/2014 12:41:30 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: Jane Long

I’d vote for Pat before I’d vote for Michelle, and he’s been dead nearly 20 years.


22 posted on 07/23/2014 12:41:31 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember Mississippi!)
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To: SeekAndFind
“What’s wrong with Bachman compared to the rest?”

For starters, she has no chance of winning against any plausible Dem nominee (unless you think Joe Biden is plausible).

23 posted on 07/23/2014 12:43:48 PM PDT by riverdawg
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To: jmacusa

well give me a hard question...

Ted Cruz
Mark Levin
Rush Limbaugh
Oliver North
Sarah Palin

... for starters

uz


24 posted on 07/23/2014 12:44:09 PM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: RIghtwardHo

RE: . She has no policies of any consequence because she can’t formulate them. And how many laws did she propose? Wasn’t it 1?

http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2011/07/michele_bachman_congressional_record.php?page=2

1. [110th] H.R.636 : Health Care Freedom of Choice Act

Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/23/2007) Cosponsors (64)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/23/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

2. [110th] H.R.3869 : Minnesota Bridge Repair Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 10/17/2007) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Appropriations
Latest Major Action: 10/17/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.

3. Truth in Accounting Act of 2007
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 10/24/2007) Cosponsors (53)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 11/14/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement.

4. [110th] H.R.4119 : Make It Count Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 11/8/2007) Cosponsors (21)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 11/14/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement.

5. [110th] H.R.4311 : To authorize States to use funds provided for the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program to provide vouchers to cover tuition costs at private schools, and transportation costs to and from public schools, of foster children of all ages.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 12/6/2007) Cosponsors (28)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 12/6/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

6. [110th] H.R.4852 : Positive Alternatives Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 12/19/2007) Cosponsors (42)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 12/20/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support.

7. [110th] H.R.5616 : Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/13/2008) Cosponsors (24)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/14/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.

8. [110th] H.R.6463 : Emergency Energy Cut the Red Tape Now Act of 2008
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 7/10/2008) Cosponsors (15)
Committees: House Natural Resources; House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 7/14/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

9. [110th] H.R.6539 : Tracking Registered And Convicted Known (TRACK) Sex Offenders Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 7/17/2008) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 7/17/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

10. [110th] H.R.6715 : Fast Track Shale Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 7/31/2008) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 8/5/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

11. [110th] H.R.6716 : Promoting New American Energy Act of 2008
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 7/31/2008) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 7/31/2008 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

12. [110th] H.R.6717 : Emergency Energy Cut the Red Tape Now Act of 2008
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 7/31/2008) Cosponsors (15)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Natural Resources; House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 10/3/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.

13. [110th] H.R.6953 : Getting Resources Efficiently and Effectively Now Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 9/18/2008) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 9/22/2008 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

14. [110th] H.RES.789 : Honoring public child welfare agencies, nonprofit organizations and private entities providing services for foster children.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 11/1/2007) Cosponsors (63)
Committees: House Education and Labor
Latest Major Action: 5/14/2008 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 414 - 0 (Roll no. 322).
Latest Action: 5/14/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

15. [110th] H.RES.898 : Recognizing the State of Minnesota’s 150th anniversary.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 12/19/2007) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 12/19/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

16. [110th] H.RES.923 : Recognizing the State of Minnesota’s 150th anniversary.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/16/2008) Cosponsors (120)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 6/3/2008 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 363 - 0 (Roll no. 368).
Latest Action: 6/3/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

17. [110th] H.AMDT.599 to H.R.3074 Amendment sought to reduce funding for Amtrak by $106 million.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 7/23/2007) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 7/24/2007 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Bachmann amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 110 - 308 (Roll no. 692).

111th Congress, 2009-2010

1. [111th] H.R.502 : Health Care Freedom of Choice Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/14/2009) Cosponsors (29)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/14/2009 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

2. [111th] H.R.636 : Positive Alternatives Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/22/2009) Cosponsors (34)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/22/2009 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

3. [111th] H.R.943 : Truth in Accounting Act of 2009
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 2/10/2009) Cosponsors (22)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform; House Budget
Latest Major Action: 5/4/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement.

4. [111th] H.R.1750 : Tracking Registered And Convicted Known (TRACK) Sex Offenders Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/26/2009) Cosponsors (8)
Committees: House Ways and Means; House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 4/27/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

5. [111th] H.R.1810 : Fast Track Shale Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/31/2009) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 4/6/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

6. [111th] H.R.1811 : Getting Resources Efficiently and Effectively Now Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/31/2009) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 4/6/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

7. [111th] H.R.1812 : Promoting New American Energy Act of 2009
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/31/2009) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 3/31/2009 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

8. [111th] H.R.1813 : Emergency Energy Cut the Red Tape Now Act of 2009
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/31/2009) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Natural Resources; House Energy and Commerce; House Agriculture
Latest Major Action: 4/28/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry.

9. [111th] H.R.2072 : School Choice for Foster Kids Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 4/23/2009) Cosponsors (23)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 4/23/2009 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

10. [111th] H.R.2715 : Taxpayer Protection and Anti-Fraud Act of 2009
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 6/4/2009) Cosponsors (50)
Committees: House Financial Services
Latest Major Action: 6/4/2009 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

11. [111th] H.R.3582 : Census Improvement Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 9/16/2009) Cosponsors (21)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform; House Rules
Latest Major Action: 10/23/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives.

12. [111th] H.R.4696 : To expand the availability of health savings accounts, to eliminate restrictions on the deduction for medical expenses, and to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 2/25/2010) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 2/25/2010 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

13. [111th] H.R.4903 : To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/22/2010) Cosponsors (59)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and Labor; House Judiciary; House Natural Resources; House Administration; House Appropriations; House Rules
Latest Major Action: 4/30/2010 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

14. [111th] H.R.4909 : To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2168 7th Avenue in Anoka, Minnesota, as the “Richard K. Sorenson Post Office Building”.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/22/2010) Cosponsors (2)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 3/22/2010 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

15. [111th] H.R.4924 : To allow the Secretary of the Interior to clear a proposed project in the Lower St. Croix Wild and Scenic River, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/24/2010) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 3/25/2010 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands.

16. [111th] H.R.5382 : To provide for a temporary freeze on the pay of civilian employees of the Federal Government.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 5/25/2010) Cosponsors (13)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 5/25/2010 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

17. [111th] H.R.6089 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate any time limitation for granting equitable innocent spouse relief.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 8/10/2010) Cosponsors (None)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 8/10/2010 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

18. [111th] H.R.6522 : End Tax Uncertainty Act of 2010
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 12/15/2010) Cosponsors (9)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 12/15/2010 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

19. [111th] H.J.RES.41 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit the President from entering into a treaty or other international agreement that would provide for the United States to adopt as legal tender in the United States a currency issued by an entity other than the United States.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/25/2009) Cosponsors (38)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 4/27/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

20. [111th] H.RES.373 : Expressing support for designation of the month of September as “National Hydrocephalus Awareness Month”.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 4/28/2009) Cosponsors (89)
Committees: House Oversight and Government Reform
Latest Major Action: 7/29/2009 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
Latest Action: 7/29/2009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

21. [111th] H.AMDT.6 to H.R.384 Amendment sought to eliminate changes and additional funding for the HOPE for Homeowners program.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/15/2009) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 1/15/2009 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Bachmann amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 142 - 282 (Roll no. 21).

22. [111th] H.AMDT.634 to H.R.5019 Amendment requires the Department of Energy’s Inspector General to submit a report to Congress identifying incidents of waste, fraud and abuse associated with the programs created by the bill. The amendment requires the report to include recommendations to prevent additional waste, fraud and abuse.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 5/6/2010) Cosponsors (None)
Latest Major Action: 5/6/2010 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Bachmann amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.

112th Congress, 2011-present

1. H.R.86 : End Tax Uncertainty Act of 2011
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (6)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 1/5/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

2. H.R.87 : To repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 1/5/2011) Cosponsors (7)
Committees: House Financial Services; House Agriculture; House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary; House Budget; House Oversight and Government Reform; House Ways and Means; House Small Business
Latest Major Action: 2/1/2011 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

3. H.R.849 : Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/1/2011) Cosponsors (11)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce
Latest Major Action: 3/8/2011 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

4. H.R.850 : To facilitate a proposed project in the Lower St. Croix Wild and Scenic River, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/1/2011) Cosponsors (3)
Committees: House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 5/4/2011 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Subcommittee Hearings Held.

5. H.R.1285 : Military Health Care Affordability Act
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/31/2011) Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 5/18/2011 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

6. H.R.1286 : Healthcare Fiscal Accountability Act of 2011
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 3/31/2011) Cosponsors (95)
Committees: House Energy and Commerce; House Ways and Means; House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 4/15/2011 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

7. H.R.1450 : To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate any time limitation for granting equitable innocent spouse relief.
Sponsor: Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] (introduced 4/8/2011) Cosponsors (1)
Committees: House Ways and Means
Latest Major Action: 4/8/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.


25 posted on 07/23/2014 12:49:13 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Reagan and Nixon were immensely successful politicians of true national stature and party leaders.

Michelle is a bit of a flake who was only a congresswoman and couldn’t use that to attain any position as a leader.

How can you demean those two as mere “retreads” and compare them to Bachmann?


26 posted on 07/23/2014 12:50:34 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: SeekAndFind

My sentiments here too. I think too many Tea Partiers are starting to accept and even believe all the negative propaganda produced daily by the Lib-Media, like Jon Stewart.
I don’t see what’s so bad about Michelle B. Someone could always bring up something specific that I was unaware of.


27 posted on 07/23/2014 12:51:22 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: RIghtwardHo

RE: She has no policies of any consequence because she can’t formulate them.

Michele Bachmann ON THE ISSUES:

http://www.ontheissues.org/house/michele_bachmann.htm

She looks solid on most of them, even on immigration.


28 posted on 07/23/2014 12:51:26 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: advertising guy

Levin won’t run and neither will Limbaugh or North. Palin? A very big ‘’maybe’’.


29 posted on 07/23/2014 12:53:02 PM PDT by jmacusa (Liberalism defined: When mom and dad go away for the weekend and the kids are in charge.)
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To: ansel12

RE: Michelle is a bit of a flake who was only a congresswoman and couldn’t use that to attain any position as a leader.

She couldn’t attain a position as a leader PRECISELY because the positions she stands for are AGAINST most of the current GOP leadership.

But on the issues, SHE IS SOLID. Even more solid than Richard Nixon himself.

And on immigration, I say she is more right than Reagan was.


30 posted on 07/23/2014 12:53:38 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: Wiser now

RE: No Romney
No Bachmann
No Huckabee
No Ron Paul
No Newt

________________

How about Paul Ryan?


31 posted on 07/23/2014 12:55:19 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (If at first you don't succeed, put it out for beta test.)
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To: SeekAndFind

They day that she announces you’ll see Jon Stewart, Steven Colbert, and Bill Maher doing the happy dance.


32 posted on 07/23/2014 1:01:14 PM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: SeekAndFind

Seriously I would like to see her on the ticket as VP.


33 posted on 07/23/2014 1:02:13 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bachmann couldn’t grab any power in congress because she is flaky and weak, that is why she hired Rollins and went after Palin, she was basically a patsy for Romney.

The best thing that worked for Bachmann is being able to sound good on stage, and resembling Governor Palin at the right time.

Bachmann is not anywhere close to being presidential material, or even Governor material, and you are wrong to keep comparing President Nixon and President Reagan to her, and calling them retreads.


34 posted on 07/23/2014 1:02:23 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: SeekAndFind

give it up


35 posted on 07/23/2014 1:03:11 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: SeekAndFind

That was her sole value, holding on to a congressional seat and voting, her presidential aspirations are a symptom of her bizarre ego and confused judgement and thinking.


36 posted on 07/23/2014 1:04:27 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: SeekAndFind

I have no problem with Michelle Bachmann at all. A solid conservative. Far better than Romchristibush. Perhaps better than Rand Paul. And would completely neutralize the ‘first woman president’ label that is Hillary!’s only selling point.

But she doesn’t stand a chance. She’s been out of the game too long.


37 posted on 07/23/2014 1:06:17 PM PDT by kidd
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To: SeekAndFind

How many of her bills passed the house, and how many were signed into law?


38 posted on 07/23/2014 1:07:05 PM PDT by ansel12 (LEGAL immigrants, 30 million 1980-2012, continues to remake the nation's electorate for democrats)
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To: SeekAndFind

The last thing the GOP needs is a side show whereby the media can twist words to cast republicans as boobs.

She needs to reconsider.


39 posted on 07/23/2014 1:09:15 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: SeekAndFind

Bad idea. We need one and ONLY ONE conservative.
Anything else splits the primary vote and we end up with a Romney.


40 posted on 07/23/2014 1:12:03 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Good God NOOOOOO....What is wrong with these people. Always gumming up the works. Bunch of ego maniacs!


41 posted on 07/23/2014 1:13:08 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: SeekAndFind

Interesting comments. Just for myself, I thought Bachmann looked rather promising Certainly better than several of the other names we keep getting fed. Remember also that Bachman ( and a couple other candidates) were pretty much targeted by huge leftist money to cripple her last candidacy. I, for one, would welcome hearing more from her I think she may add positively to the GOP nomination discourse. And we’ll see ....


42 posted on 07/23/2014 1:15:20 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: OpusatFR
She needs to reconsider.

Michelle Bachman was an outstanding Congresswoman.

She was a second-rate Presidential candidate.

And there's no reason to believe anything has changed...

43 posted on 07/23/2014 1:15:43 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ign<i>orance on parade.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Explain to me what policies she stood and fought for makes her stupid beyond reason?”

Stupid isn’t a matter of policies or politics. She is just not sharp, and it was quite apparent from her debate performances and her inability to avoid pitfalls the media laid for her.


44 posted on 07/23/2014 1:18:27 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: ansel12
How many of her bills passed the house, and how many were signed into law?

It looks like she got a bill passed congratulating Minnesota on its 150th anniversary. So there's that.

45 posted on 07/23/2014 1:19:49 PM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("The rat always knows when he's in with weasels"-- Tom Waits)
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To: OpusatFR
The last thing the GOP needs is a side show whereby the media can twist words to cast republicans as boobs.

You're kidding, right? ANY conservative will get this treatment. Just as the sun rises in the East...

46 posted on 07/23/2014 1:21:32 PM PDT by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“How about Paul Ryan?”

He’s in Boehner’s pocket now, no thanks.


47 posted on 07/23/2014 1:21:49 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: pgyanke

“ANY conservative will get this treatment.”

Yes, but not any conservative will make it as easy for the media as Bachmann does.


48 posted on 07/23/2014 1:22:57 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: advertising guy

“nuthing, we just have better”

Who?


49 posted on 07/23/2014 1:23:37 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: RIghtwardHo

“She is stupid beyond reason.”

You are not really a conservative, are you?


50 posted on 07/23/2014 1:25:08 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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