Michele Bachmann
Read here about Michele Bachmann, Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Minnesota's 6th district. An original supporter of the Tea Party, Bachman is a founder of the House Tea Party Caucus and has been dubbed the "Queen of the Tea Party". Read about why this 2012 candidate for the Republican presidential nomination dropped out in January 2012 after finishing in sixth place in the Iowa caucuses. Michele Bachmann previously served in the Minnesota State Senate, where she campaigned tirelessly against gay marriage and LGBT rights. She is the first Republican woman to represent the state in Congress, but announced in May 2013 that she would not seek re-election in 2014.
Bachmann Backtracks on 'Not an Issue' Remark on Marriage Equality

Bachmann Backtracks Claim That Marriage Equality's 'Not an Issue'

The right-wing congresswoman also said the subject is 'boring' — but she then added that she meant it's boring that the media only asks Republicans about the issue.

Michele Bachmann Is Back With One of Her Most Homophobic Comments Ever

Michele Bachmann Is Back With One of Her Worst Comments Ever

If she does try to win the Republican nomination in 2016, expect more of this sort of thing.

WATCH: Pro-Equality Judges Need Plumbing Lessons, Says Louie Gohmert

WATCH: Pro-Equality Judges Need Plumbing Lessons, Says Louie Gohmert

The right-wing Texas congressman finds yet another justification for his homophobia, while Michele Bachmann chimes in as well.

Michele Bachmann Excludes LGBT Parents From Adoption Resolution

Michele Bachmann Excludes Gay Parents in Adoption Resolution

The Minnesota representative has rejected a request from Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who is gay, to include language that supports LGBT parents in an adoption resolution.

Op-ed: Liberal is the New F Word

Op-ed: Liberal Is the New F Word

If someone hates liberals, they probably hate gays and transgender people, too. Just ask Sarah Palin.

Op-ed: That's Right, I Was a Republican

Op-ed: That's Right, I Was a Republican

Self-acceptance depends on which groups we're part of — especially if that group is the GOP.

WATCH: The John Boehner Party Gets Wild on SNL

WATCH: The John Boehner Party Gets Wild on SNL

Republicans know how to have a good time — at your expense.

Op-ed: How to Know When Republicans Really Have Changed

Op-ed: How to Know When Republicans Really Have Changed

How the GOP treats Ted Cruz could be an indicator of whether it's sincere about a big-tent makeover.

WATCH: Minn. Rep. Sings to Celebrate Marriage Equality

WATCH: Minn. Rep. Sings to Celebrate Marriage Equality

The day before his state began performing same-sex marriages, the Minnesota Democrat filmed a special message to his constituents.

Meet the Man Who Brought Marriage Equality to Minnesota

Meet the Man Who Brought Marriage Equality to Minnesota

Coming soon to a state near you.

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