Michele says that despite Marcus's "significant health issues," Bachmanns don't have insurance

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Of course, it's Obama's fault.
In September, President Obama mocked Michele Bachmann's worry that the Affordable Care Act "literally kills women, kills children, [and] kills senior citizens." But if Bachmann can be believed, the law, combined with her stubbornness about using the balky HealthCare.gov website, might endanger the health of her colorful husband, Marcus.

SEE ALSO: Rick Nolan calls on Obama to "man up" and fire somebody over Obamacare website debacle

During an appearance on Wolf Blitzer's CNN show yesterday, Michele said Obamacare resulted in the couple losing their health insurance. She added that they're still living without coverage even though Marcus has "significant health issues."

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Michele Bachmann: "God, I'm a loser"

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Bachmann lost confidence and beat herself up as her presidential campaign crumbled, a new book reports.
As we told you about earlier today, a new book by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann -- Double Down: Game Change 2012 -- contains some discussion of Michele Bachmann's meteoric rise and fall during her presidential campaign.

SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann is so full of baloney, the Associated Press gave up on fact-checking her

One discussion point is Bachmann's bizarre, irrational fear of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Another is how she handled her humbling sixth-place finish in the Iowa caucus -- a disappointing result that prompted her to end her campaign the next day.

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Michele Bachmann is irrationally terrified by Rick Perry, new book says

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Perry's mere presence has the power to strike fear into Michele's heart, if a new book can be believed.
A new book by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann -- Double Down: Game Change 2012 -- is making headlines for its revelation that Barack Obama considered dumping Joe Biden for Hillary Clinton before his reelection campaign.

SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann says she's heard from people who confused her for Miley Cyrus

But the book contains another interesting nugget about a very bizarre interaction between Michele Bachmann and Texas Gov. Rick Perry when the two were running for president. (It's hard to believe that was just two years ago, isn't it?)

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Michele Bachmann on debt deal: "Republicans were the adults in the room"

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You can say this much about ol' Michele -- she's never been one to concede defeat.
Michele Bachmann was excited about the prospect of a government shutdown before it happened and happy as a clam in the midst of it. Her goal, of course, was to use the impasse (and possible federal debt default) as leverage to gut the Affordable Care Act, a law that was approved by Congress, signed into law by the president, and upheld by the Supreme Court.

But Obama refused to cave. Last night, the right flank of the Republican Party's congressional contingent finally lost the blinking contest, and Congress approved legislation ending the shutdown and raising the debt limit.

SEE ALSO: Obama mocks Michele Bachmann's worry that Obamacare "literally kills women"

"Goose egg, nothing, we got nothing," Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky told the New York Times. Doesn't exactly sound like a result any Republican would crow over, does it? Unless, of course, your name is Michele Bachmann.

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Michele Bachmann wants House to hold hearings about impeaching President Obama

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For President Clinton, impeachment was about a sex scandal. For Obama, it could be about trying to reform America's health care system.
Welp, we suppose this shouldn't come as a surprise, but during the same tea party conference call where Michele Bachmann said she's never twerked, she also said she wants the House to hold impeachment hearings about President Obama.

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"We can have an impeachment hearing in the House, and in my mind the President has committed impeachable offenses," Bachmann said, to which the host of the tea party call responded, "I agree."

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Michele Bachmann says she's heard from people who confused her for Miley Cyrus

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Unless Michele is lying, some people actually saw this, called Bachmann's office, and asked, "Was that Michele on SNL?"
Michele Bachmann is a nice looking woman, sure. But would you ever confuse her for an ass-shaking, tongue-wagging Miley Cyrus?

Doubtful. But Bachmann herself says her office heard from folks who made that mistake while watching SNL's hilarious lampoon of the government shutdown.

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Michele Bachmann is worried about Somali terrorists attacking the Mall of America [AUDIO]

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Ron Paul was on to something here...
Last December, Michele Bachmann went on Jan Markell's radio show and said she spent 2012 fretting about the Obama administration's alleged efforts to implement Sharia law here in the United States.

SEE ALSO: The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozens

Over the weekend, she returned to the show, which discusses "current events in light of biblical end-time prophecy," and said she thinks the end times are indeed upon us. She also seconded Markell's worry that radical Somalis might attempt a Kenya-style terrorist attack at the Mall of America. So, on the whole, it was pretty uplifting stuff.

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Michele Bachmann says Republicans are happy as can be about shutdown [VIDEO]

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Bachmann says she and her GOP colleagues are happy as clams to bring government to a grinding halt.
If you had any doubt about what Michele Bachmann meant when she said she was "very excited" about the prospect of a government shutdown and characterized that outcome as "exactly what [House Republicans] wanted," consider her appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show yesterday.

SEE ALSO: Obama mocks Michele Bachmann's worry that Obamacare "literally kills women"

Asked by Hannity how concerned she is that some of her Republican colleagues might "capitulate" to Harry Reid and Obama, Bachmann said she isn't worried because "this is about the happiest I've seen members in a long time."

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Michele Bachmann scandal costs Iowa state senator his job

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Sorenson's resignation email: "Dear Gov. Branstad: I resign my seat, SD13, effective immediately. Sincerely, Kent Sorenson"
Iowa state senator Kent Sorenson served as Michele Bachmann's state campaign chair during her presidential run -- right up until he daggered her days before the Iowa caucus and threw his support behind Ron Paul.

RELATED: Surprise! Michele Bachmann's attorney blames media for Iowa ethics scandal

Switching allegiances is Sorenson's right, but getting paid to shill for a presidential candidate constitutes a violation of Iowa Senate rules. As it turned out, Sorenson received $7,500 per month from Bachmann-related entities for his services, and after the Senate Republican leader called for his resignation yesterday, Sorenson complied.

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Michele Bachmann poses with World War II veterans occupying D.C. memorial [PHOTO]

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Bachmann with World War II veterans.
Never one to pass up an opportunity for a good photo op, Michele Bachmann today posed with World War II veterans who had a hard time visiting the World War II memorial in D.C. because of a government shutdown she played a large role in creating.

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Unsurprisingly, while at the memorial, she had the temerity to blame Obama for the shutdown, saying he wanted it for political purposes.

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