The first female contender to enter the 2012 race, Bachmann announced her bid during a Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire. The third-term Minnesota congresswoman has been leaning heavily toward a run over the past few months, visiting early primary states, raising money and railing against President Barack Obama.
Bachmann said in a fundraising letter sent within an hour of her entrance. "That's why I've made the decision to get in this race."
Michele Bachmann, a Tea Party leader and popular representative in conservative circles appears to be considering a run for the White House in 2012.
Michele Bachmann has become one of the Republicans' loudest voices. As such, Michele Bachmann will be one of many Republicans under speculation for a 2012 Presidential run.
Next to Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann stands pretty much alone as the most conservative choice. She is a strong, intelligent woman who makes no bones about how she feels on almost any issue that confronts this country. She is honest and grounded. She exemplifies family values and is most assuredly pro-life.
As a former foster-mother for 23 children, Michele Bachmann understands that each and every child is precious. During her brief tenure in the U.S. Congress, she has been one of the few members to actually try to honestly fight for the rights of the unborn. A lot of Republicans give lip service to the issue of abortion, but once they are in office they do absolutely nothing about it.
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