Republican presidential hopeful Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota speaks to the Christian Chamber of Commerce at Christ Central Ministries in Columbia, S.C., on Monday. Brett Flashnick/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann talks with supporters during a campaign stop in Raymond, N.H., on Tuesday. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) waves to a Waterloo, Iowa, crowd as she officially announces her intent to seek the Republican presidential nomination on June 27. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced 11 minutes into Monday night's Republican debate in Manchester, N.H., that she had formally filed papers to run for president. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), holding a stack of petitions, addresses a "Code Red" rally on Capitol Hill in March 2010, sponsored by The American Grassroots Coalition and the Tea Party Express. The rally was in opposition to the health care overhaul bill. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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