Rep. Michele Bachmann made her 2012 presidential bid official Monday morning in Waterloo, Iowa.
The Minnesota Republican had a nice boost over the weekend with a second-place showing in the Des Moines Register poll of Iowa caucuses attendees. She aims to do well in the state and has been reminding Republicans of her roots there — she was born in Waterloo.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.