Michele Bachmann Responds to Miley Cyrus Parody, Says She Doesn’t Twerk

Rep. Michele Bachmann has some issues with Miley Cyrus’ impersonation of her on a recent “Saturday Night Live” skit. “I’ve never done twerking in my life, and I don’t intend to take it up,” Bachmann told TheTeaParty.net during a conference call Monday after seeing the sketch. The skit featured Cyrus dressed up as the congresswoman […]

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Huntsman to Ham It Up With Letterman on Dec. 21

By Steve Peoples, Associated Press EXETER, N.H. — Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is set to appear on the “Late Show with David Letterman” next week. The former Utah governor is struggling both in the polls and to raise money to keep his campaign going after the nation’s first presidential primary in New Hampshire on […]

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Campaigning on the Tube: Republican Adventures in TV Land

NEW YORK — From late-night comedy shows to cable news interviews, free media exposure has proved influential in defining the Republican presidential candidates and setting the dynamics of the primary race, especially for lower-tier hopefuls lacking cash for TV ads. The turn toward free media, and Twitter, too, may have come at the expense of […]

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Trump May Dump Presidential Debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business mogul Donald Trump said Friday he might scrub a presidential debate that so far has drawn only Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum. Trump, the reality television star who has not ruled out an independent White House bid, had hoped for all of the Republican candidates to join in a debate he […]

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NBC Clamps Down on Questlove After Bachmann Incident

UPDATED: Naughty NBC “Late Night” bandleader Questlove now has to run his song choices by “three different NBC execs” in the wake of his ill-considered decision to play a song called “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” to “welcome” Michele Bachmann when she appeared on the show last month. According to a story in Rolling Stone magazine reported […]

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Top Five: Hail the Conquering, ‘Dancing’ Hero

This week’s No. 1 on the Top Five was a slam dunk: J.R. Martinez winning “Dancing With the Stars” Tuesday night. 1) ‘Dancing’ with a war hero: Battle-scarred J.R. Martinez triumphed on “Dancing With the Stars” this week, edging out Rob Kardashian (and, previously, the other finalist, Ricki Lake) to win the “DWTS” Mirror Ball […]

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NBC Apologizes to Bachmann for Fallon Song Choice

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — GOP Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has received an apology from an NBC executive after an off-color song was played during her appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s “Late Night” show. Bachmann spokeswoman Alice Stewart told The Associated Press late Wednesday that the Minnesota congresswoman received a personal letter from Doug Vaughan, NBC’s […]

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Bachmann, Beck Slam NBC, Fallon for Roots ‘Lyin’ Ass’ Insult

Michele Bachmann ripped NBC Wednesday morning after it became apparent that neither the network nor Jimmy Fallon has any intention of disciplining his show’s house band, The Roots, for playing an insulting song when she made her entrance on Monday night’s “Late Night.” Other than issuing a Tweet in which he appeared to apologize to […]

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