Newly released congressional records and interviews with Bachmann and her top advisers reveal a candidate who appeared largely uninvolved in the day-to-day decisions of her political organization, such as who was hired and how they were paid.
U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan, Collin Peterson and Tim Walz backed a Republican bill that would allow insurers to keep selling policies that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act, bucking their party leaders in the process.
Bachmann and other conservative House Republicans signed a letter urging President Obama to hold the Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius accountable for Obamacare website glitches.
A congressional inquiry of U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has been referred to the House Ethics Committee, raising the stakes in her efforts to fend off questions about her 2012 presidential campaign's finances.
Javier Sanchez, Bachmann's legislative director, was identified as a suspect afer a months-long investigation of thefts inside the Rayburn House Office Building, across the street from the U.S. Capitol. He was arrested on Thursday.
The FBI has contacted two former staffers of U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign, adding to the swirl of federal and state investigations looking into alleged financial improprieties by top officials in the campaign.