The threat to Michele Bachmann’s political career

I’d love to see Michele Bachmann lose in 2014…

The bomb-throwing conservative and onetime Republican presidential candidate is girding for what promises to be a ferocious reelection contest. Awaiting Bachmann is a serious Democratic opponent who has the full backing of his national party and a suburban Twin Cities electorate that six months ago nearly tossed her out of office.

The most glaring problem for Bachmann, though, may be a swirl of investigations into her campaign finances. The Federal Election Commission and the Office of Congressional Ethics are investigating whether her campaign concealed payments to an Iowa state senator who did work for her 2012 presidential bid. (A state ethics law bars senators from doing paid campaign work.)

And late last week, reported that the FBI would be joining the investigation and interviewing a former Bachmann chief of staff.

Michele Bachmann’s time in Congress has been an absolute stain on our fair democracy.


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  1. She’s running scared. We were up in the Twin Cities television market over the weekend and she’s already running campaign commercials, ad nauseum.

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