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The Bachmann Campaign
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) shakes hands after the GOP presidential debate Monday, in which the Tea Party favorite came off as personable and confident.

Michele Bachmann: Mitt Romney's biggest competition?

The Tea Party favorite began the week as a dark horse, but a winning debate performance may have catapulted her to the top of the GOP heap

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Though they've claimed to be friends in the past, Tea Partiers Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin may now be pitted against each other in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.

Bachmann vs. Palin: Does the 'catfight narrative' help anyone?

The Minnesotan's new campaign strategist wastes little time in slamming Mama Grizzly, and comparing Bachmann's and Palin's attractiveness. Is there a winner in this feud?

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Seasoned Republican political strategist Ed Rollins, seen here during Mike Huckabee's 2008 presidential campaign, has joined Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) team.

Michele Bachmann's 'big splash' campaign hire

The Tea Party-backed congresswoman woos veteran GOP politico Ed Rollins to head her presidential campaign. Does this make her an instant contender?

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Some pundits say Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has a political edge on Sarah Palin, but the former Alaska governor still has the power to shape public opinion.

Bachmann and Palin: Rivals or allies?

Is the Minnesota congresswoman competing with Alaska's conservative icon for the Tea Party crown, or are they on the same team?

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Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) attends a March GOP fundraiser in New Hampshire: The presidential hopeful has her sights set on another key early voting state, Iowa.

Could Michele Bachmann win Iowa?

The Minnesota congresswoman sets her sights on the key first-in-the-nation caucus — and some say social conservatives could carry her to a surprise victory

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Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), speaking to fans during the Tea Party Express tour last April, will reportedly form an exploratory committee, a strong sign that's she running for president in 2012.

Will Michele Bachmann wreak havoc on the 2012 presidential race?

The Tea Party favorite sent a strong signal Thursday that she's serious about a White House bid. Cue the repercussions...

The Bachmann Campaign
Michele Bachmann's upcoming trip to Iowa has, predictably enough, fueled speculation that she has presidential ambitions.

Michele Bachmann for president?

The controversial Minnesota Republican is reportedly mulling a bid for the GOP presidential nomination — which would leave Sarah Palin... where exactly?

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