- NAME: Michele Bachmann
- OCCUPATION: U.S. Representative
- BIRTH DATE: April 06, 1956 (Age: 57)
- EDUCATION: Winona State College, William Mitchell School of Law, Oral Roberts University Law School, William & Mary Law School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Waterloo, Iowa
- Full Name: Michele Marie Bachmann
- ZODIAC SIGN: Aries
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Michele Bachmann is a congresswoman best known for her conservative Tea Party politics, and her candidacy for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
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Refusing, in the early days of her campaign, to attack friends such as Tim Pawlenty and Sarah Palin among the prospective Republican field, Bachmann focused instead on unseating the incumbent president: "This is really a referendum on Barack Obama," she said. "I'm not comparing myself to any other candidate,
other than Barack Obama."
Bachmann ended up losing the 2012 presidential bid and in the immediate months after, found herself in a politically vulnerable position. In November, she was able to keep her Minnesota congressional seat but only by a very narrow victory against Democrat Jim Graves.
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