Sen. Al Franken is the richest member of Congress, although the Republicans in the delegation are doing better than the Democrats on average.
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Last year, Bright spearheaded a contentious non-binding resolution affirming South Carolina’s constitutional sovereignty, telling a reporter, “If at first you don’t secede, try again.”
The “No Surprises” campaign promises that Bachmann won’t have any surprises in her policy positions, unlike her competitors for the Republican presidential nomination.
Campaign manager Keith Nahigian entered the spin room where the media and campaign staffers were gathered and said, “John Dickerson should be fired. He is a piece of shit. He is a fraud and he should be fired.”
Minnesotans see jobs and the economy as the state’s biggest problem. The survey also found that U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann was the most unpopular public figure of 11 surveyed.
Minnesota Independent reporter Andy Birkey and Texas Independent editor Patrick Michels discussed how their home-state candidate is viewed back home, how religion plays a big part in both candidates’ politics and the “outsider” personas they have cultivated on their way to the national stage.
Occupy Wall Street protesters said Bachmann’s stances “capitalize on dividing Americans” by claiming that people who disagree with her are “unpatriotic socialists.”
Bachmann said the solution to Michigan’s unemployment was to make it a right to work state, which would allow companies to cut back wages and benefits.
The variations on the flat tax proposed by Herman Cain and Rick Perry, both of which would make the system less progressive, cost women more than men.
Panelists on this unscientific survey say that U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign isn’t living up to expectations.