Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, joined by husband Marcus (left) and family and friends, announces that she will end her campaign for president in West Des Moines on Wednesday.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann signs autographs at the Pizza Ranch in Indianola, Iowa, on Wednesday. The restaurant was largely empty aside from a few local Iowans, media and Bachmann staff.
Rep. Michele Bachmann, shown speaking at a reception by the anti-tax group Iowans for Tax Relief, was once a prosecutor for the IRS. On the campaign trail, she has made that part of her resume a selling point.