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Bachmann Tries to Skip Over Recent Past to Iowa Roots

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, who formally launched her bid for the Republican presidential nomination in her hometown of Waterloo, Iowa, today, begins with the wind at her back, but also lingering questions about her sometimes bizarre personality. She referenced her Iowa upbringing as many times as possible in the speech, going so far as to […]

June 27, 2011

Are You There, God? It’s Me, Michele Bachmann For President.

This post is by National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason. Showing strong early support in Iowa, where she was raised, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) will announce her presidential campaign in her hometown of Waterloo today. Having prayed for political guidance, she says God encouraged her to run. When I reached out to Heaven for comment, however, […]

June 27, 2011