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U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann will not seek a fifth term in the House. Forum News Service file photo

Bachmann won't seek re-election

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ST. PAUL -- Eight is enough.

That is the message tea party darling and Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota delivered Wednesday when she announced that she will not seek re-election next year, leaving the U.S. House after eight years. In a video message, she gave no hint about her future, but said she could have won re-election.


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