In Iowa, Bachmann announces run for president Minnesota 6th District GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann, born and raised in Waterloo, Iowa, joined the 2012 presidential race on Monday. Hear her speech on Midday, and analysis of her prospects.11:00 a.m.
Michele Bachmann: GOP candidate for President 2012. 6th district Congress (R-Minn.)
Steven Schier: Professor of political science, Carleton College in Northfield.