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Wed May 29, 2013
Politics

Tea Party Firebrand Bachmann Won't Seek Fifth Term

Originally published on Wed May 29, 2013 7:18 pm

Tea Party favorite and former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann announced that she would not run for re-election to her Minnesota House seat. Bachmann was facing a tough fight, having barely beaten an unknown Democrat in a district that Republican nominee Mitt Romney carried by 15 points.