Rep. Michele Bachmann, Minnesota Republican and presidential candidate, speaks Aug. 18, 2011, at the Hall at Senate's End in Columbia, S.C., during her bus tour of the state. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Michele Bachmann, Minnesota Republican and presidential candidate, speaks Aug. 18, 2011, at the Hall at Senate's End in Columbia, S.C., during her bus tour of the state. (Associated Press)