Michele Bachmann Drops Out Of Presidential Race

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Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann waves from her campaign bus as she leaves a press conference in West Des Moines, Iowa, on January 4, 2012. Bachmann bowed out of the Republican presidential race on Wednesday, saying she had decided to "stand aside" after a sixth place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Bachmann ended her campaign with a vehement attack on President Barack Obama, calling the November elections the last chance to repeal his health care reform law and "policies based on socialism."
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Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann waves from her campaign bus as she leaves after giving a press conference in West Des Moines, Iowa, on January 4, 2012. Bachmann bowed out of the Republican presidential race on Wednesday, saying she had decided to "stand aside" after a sixth place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Bachmann ended her campaign with a vehement attack on President Barack Obama, calling the November elections the last chance to repeal his health care reform law and "policies based on socialism."
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann speaks during a press conference in West Des Moines, Iowa, on January 4, 2012. Bachmann bowed out of the Republican presidential race on Wednesday, saying she had decided to "stand aside" after a sixth place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Bachmann ended her campaign with a vehement attack on President Barack Obama, calling the November elections the last chance to repeal his health care reform law and "policies based on socialism."
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann speaks during a press conference in West Des Moines, Iowa, on January 4, 2012. Bachmann bowed out of the Republican presidential race on Wednesday, saying she had decided to "stand aside" after a sixth place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Bachmann ended her campaign with a vehement attack on President Barack Obama, calling the November elections the last chance to repeal his health care reform law and "policies based on socialism."
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann speaks during a press conference in West Des Moines, Iowa, on January 4, 2012. Bachmann bowed out of the Republican presidential race on Wednesday, saying she had decided to "stand aside" after a sixth place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Bachmann ended her campaign with a vehement attack on President Barack Obama, calling the November elections the last chance to repeal his health care reform law and "policies based on socialism."
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann
Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann speaks during a press conference in West Des Moines, Iowa, on January 4, 2012. Bachmann bowed out of the Republican presidential race on Wednesday, saying she had decided to "stand aside" after a sixth place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Bachmann ended her campaign with a vehement attack on President Barack Obama, calling the November elections the last chance to repeal his health care reform law and "policies based on socialism."
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachman
Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann speaks during a press conference in West Des Moines, Iowa, on January 4, 2012. Bachmann bowed out of the Republican presidential race on Wednesday, saying she had decided to "stand aside" after a sixth place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Bachmann ended her campaign with a vehement attack on President Barack Obama, calling the November elections the last chance to repeal his health care reform law and "policies based on socialism."
(credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann ended her campaign after poor results in the 2012 Iowa caucuses.
(credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa.Bachmann finished sixth in the Iowa caucus, well behind first and second place finishers Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
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Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) alongside her husband Marcus Bachmann speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa.Bachmann finished sixth in the Iowa caucus, well behind first and second place finishers Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
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Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks during a news conference after ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa.Bachmann finished sixth in the Iowa caucus, well behind first and second place finishers Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) kisses her mother Jean after announcing during a news conference she is ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa.Bachmann finished sixth in the Iowa caucus, well behind first and second place finishers Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Michele Bachmann Announces She's Suspending Her Campaign For President
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) kisses her husband Marcus Bachmann after announcing during a news conference she is ending her campaign for Republican presidential candidate on January 4, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa.Bachmann finished sixth in the Iowa caucus, well behind first and second place finishers Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
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