By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
With Minnesota's state government closed for business, the focus shifted Friday to who's to blame.
For a person prone to the occasional political gaffe, Rep. Michele Bachmann can also stay relentlessly on message — traits that have made the tea party favorite both the butt of late-night jokes and a force to be reckoned with on Capitol Hill.
"It's a big question mark right now," Minnesota Democratic Chairman Ken Martin said in a Politico report. "We were told before the end of this campaign that all of that [Obama campaign machinery] would fold into state parties. Now we're being told something different."