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Bachmann to Run for House Seat Again

Michele Bachmann told the Associated Press in an interview today that she will run again for her House seat in Minnesota. Bachmann’s district — Minnestota’s sixth — is rated R+7 in the Cook Partisan Voting Index. Still, her frequent references to Iowa as her home state during the campaign and the number of congressional votes she missed while campaigning could provide fodder for an opponent. Last cycle, Bachmann won 53 percent to Democratic opponent Tarryl Clark’s 40 percent (an independent candidate nabbed 6 percent). And it wasn’t a cheap race: Bachmann raised a record-breaking $13 million to Clark’s $4 million. 

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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