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Published May 29, 2013, 03:20 PM

Bachmann announces she will not seek reelection

In a surprise overnight, online announcement Representative Michele Bachmann has said she will not seek a 5th term.

In a surprise overnight, online announcement Representative Michele Bachmann has said she will not seek a 5th term.

Bachmann says her decision not to run for reelection has nothing to do with recent inquiries into the activities of her former presidential campaign. The Tea Party favorite has been accused of Federal Election Commission violations. She has 18 months left in Congress.

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