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Posted April 17, 2011
Michele Bachmann

Rep. Michele Bachmann

Congresswoman from Minnesota

“I seek the presidency not for vanity, but because America is at a crucial moment and I believe that we must make a bold choice if we are to secure the promise of the future.”


Age: 55

Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa

Family: Marcus (husband); Children: Lucas, Harrison, Elisa, Caroline, Sophia

Alma mater: Bachelor’s degree, Winona State University; law degree, Oral Roberts; master’s of law, College of William and Mary

Religion: Lutheran

Current job: Congresswoman

Previous experience: Has never run for president


ABC NEWS Video: Bachmann announces presidential bid, June 27, 2011.

Click here to watch video of The Gazette Editorial Board’s interview with Michele Bachmann


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