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Musicians vs. politicians: 8 campaign song controversies
This week, Tom Petty told Michele Bachmann that she couldn't take "American Girl" on the campaign trail. What other rockers have sparred with pols?
 
Tom Petty vs. Michele Bachmann Jim McIsaac/Getty images, Rick Friedman/Corbis

Earlier this week, rocker Tom Petty put the kibosh on Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) using his "American Girl" as a campaign song during her presidential bid. It's just the latest dustup between a musician and a politician looking for a rousing rally tune on the path to the victory. Here, seven others.

 

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