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Michele Bachmann

Michele BachmannAKA Michele Marie Amble

Born: 6-Apr-1956
Birthplace: Waterloo, IA

Gender: Female
Religion: Lutheran
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congresswoman, Minnesota 6th

During a televised Hardball appearance in 2008, Bachmann told Chris Matthews,

"I'm very concerned that (then-candidate Barack Obama) may have anti-American views. That's what the American people are concerned about. That's why they want to know what his answers are... I think the people that Barack Obama has been associating with are anti-American, by and large, the people who are radical leftists. That's the real question about Barack Obama... I wish the American media would take a great look at the views of the people in Congress and find out are they pro-America or anti-America. I think people would love to see an expose like that."[1]
Such statements hold the implication that anyone in ideological disagreement with Bachmann is anti-American. Subsequent to these inflammatory remarks, the Republican National Committee suspended $1M in advertising they had planned for Bachmann, and her Minnesota Democratic-Farmer Party challenger, Elwyn Tinklenberg, quickly received $750,000 in donations. Bachmann won re-election narrowly, although her district is overwhelmingly Republican.

[1] Marie Horrigan, Rachel Kapochunas and Jesse Stanchak, "House Rating Changes Topped by Bachmann Blow-Up", Congressional Quarterly Online, 21 October 2008.

Father: David John Amble (b. 1929)
Mother: Jean
Marcus Bachmann (m. 10-Sep-1978, two sons, three daughters)
Son: Lucas (b. 1983)
Son: Harrison
Daughter: Elisa
Daughter: Caroline
Daughter: Sophia (b. 1995)

    High School: Anoka High School, Anoka, MN (1974)
    University: BA, Winona State University (1978)
    Law School: JD, Oral Roberts University (1986)
    Law School: LLM, College of William and Mary (1988)

    US Congressman, Minnesota 6th (2007-)
    Minnesota State Senate (2000-06)
    US Treasury Department Attorney, US Treasury Dept., St. Paul, MN (1988-93)
    Naturalized Swiss Citizen (Mar-2012)
    Renounced Swiss Citizenship 2012 (three days after it becomes public)
    Funeral: Margaret Thatcher (2013)
    Birther Movement
    Evolution Skeptics
    Global Warming Skeptics
    Norwegian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Homophobia

    Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (22-Jul-2015)
    Caucus (30-Apr-2013) · Herself
    Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie (21-Apr-2012) · Herself
    We're Not Broke (22-Jan-2012) · Herself

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Author of books:
Core of Conviction: My Story (2011)

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