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Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks to the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Stimulus critic Bachmann requested federal stimulus funds for her district

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Despite vocal criticism of the federal stimulus package and a re-election campaign that trades heavily on her opposition to it, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann sought stimulus funding on at least seven occasions last year.

The requests, which came in August and September of 2009, were released Sunday by the investigative journalism site Center for Public Integrity.

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