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Buy You a Drink: Cocktails for Republican Also-Rans Drinks for Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry

GOOD's resident mixologist offers a free libation to the GOP's fallen soldiers: Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry.

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People Are Awesome: This Young Activist Takes Michele Bachmann to Task on Gay Marriage

One high school student wasn't afraid to challenge Michele Bachmann to her face about LGBT rights.

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On Monday, we told you about Emma Sullivan, a teenager who tweeted her displeasure at governor Sam Brownback and then stuck to her guns after his staff whined about it. But last night, a teen from Waverly, Iowa one-upped Sullivan, confronting Michele Bachmann to her face—in a room full of Bachmann supporters.

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The Best Part of the GOP Debate? Michele Bachmann Calling Out Crony Capitalism

Michele Bachmann called out Rick Perry's relationship with a pharmaceutical company. Could that start a debate on big business' influence?

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During last night's GOP primary debate, Michele Bachmann decried Rick Perry's rather sensible gubernatorial decision: an executive order to make Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, mandatory for girls. Rick Perry sounded suspiciously like a pro-Obamacare, liberal feminist when he shot back that "cervical cancer is a horrible way to die," that he was trying to "make a difference about young people's lives" and "stop a cancer."

At the tail end of Bachmann's otherwise standard conservative argument against Gardasil—that it corrupts "innocent little 12-year-old girls"—there was a pleasant surprise: she called out Rick Perry's cozy relationship with the Austin pharmaceutical company that distributes the drug. She does have a point. Why else would a small-government politician, whose positions on women's health and sex education range from draconian to nonsensical, support a vaccine that protects women against sexually transmitted diseases? Suddenly, Perry's incongruous defense of Gardasil started to make sense.

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It was 11 a.m. on May 17 when Nick Espinosa spied an announcement on Twitter, letting him know that Newt Gingrich was in Minneapolis that day.

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