Michele Bachmann

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Michele Bachmann

Bio: U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann

In a little more than a decade, Bachmann has risen from a suburban Twin Cities state lawmaker to a nationally known spokeswoman for conservative causes. Bachmann officially declared her run for the White House on June 27. She was born in Waterloo, Iowa, but moved to Minnesota when she was in sixth grade. Complete Bio ›

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Bachmann makes last pitch

Bachmann hopes to convince many of the undecided caucus-goers to support her in tonight's balloting.(1/03/12)

Bachmann campaign experience differs from past female candidates

She has simply presented herself as the most conservative candidate. (1/03/12)

Bachmann stops traffic

A campaign stop briefly brought traffic in West Des Moines to a stand-still. (1/02/11)

Poll:Bachmann comes in last

Only seven percent of likely Republican caucus-goers will vote Bachmann in Tuesday's caucuses, according to the Des Moines Register's latest poll.(12/31/11)

Bachmann announces run

She officially kicked off her presidential campaign from her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa. (06/27/11)

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Photos: Bachmann on the trail


Bachmann video on HPV vaccine


Campaign video: Ames Straw Poll


Campaign video: Debt ceiling


Campaign video: Waterloo


Video: Bachmann delivers Tea Party State of the Union response


Upcoming Bachmann Appearances

Iowa caucus Jan. 3
New Hampshire Republican primary Jan. 10
South Carolina Republican primary Jan. 21

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