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Bachmann, Perry Plan To Head South After Iowa Vote

Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann plan to make their next — and possibly last — stands in South Carolina instead of chasing the rest of the GOP presidential pack to New Hampshire.

01/01/2012

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Occupy Wall Street Crowd Disrupts Bachmann Speech

About 30 Occupy Wall Street protesters interrupted a foreign policy speech by Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann in South Carolina.

11/10/2011

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Pawlenty Wants SC Presidential Primary Fee Refund

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has some buyer’s remorse after paying a $25,000 fee to compete in South Carolina’s first-in-the-South presidential primary.

10/14/2011

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GOP Candidates In SC Vow To Carry Tea-Party Banner

Pledging fidelity to the Constitution and vowing to carry the tea party’s banner to Washington, the Republicans chasing the GOP’s presidential nomination are pitching themselves as the strongest candidate to roll back four years of President Barack Obama’s tenure.

09/05/2011

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Bachmann: America Needs A Miracle

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Thursday that America needs a miracle to recover its economic footing and retain its position as leader of the world.

08/25/2011

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2012 Contender Bachmann Seeks To Broaden Appeal

Republican Michele Bachmann is pushing to expand her base of support, and she’s doing it in subtle and not so subtle ways.

08/20/2011

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Bachmann: Voters Worried About Jobs, Not Gaffes

Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann is wrapping up her three-day bus tour through South Carolina.

08/19/2011

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Bachmann Criticizes Obama’s Action On Syria

White House hopeful Michele Bachmann says President Barack Obama has moved too late and with too little force in response to Syria’s crackdown on dissent.

08/18/2011

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Bachmann Camp Accused Of Shoving TV Reporter In SC

ABC News says a reporter trying to question GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann was pushed and shoved by members of her camp after a campaign event in South Carolina.

07/19/2011

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Bachmann Planning To Sign DeMint-Backed Pledge

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann is planning to sign a spending limit pledge that a South Carolina senator has turned into a threshold test for 2012 presidential hopefuls seeking his support.

07/16/2011

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Rep. Ron Paul, Liberty and Heroin

One of the more talked about moments from the GOP debates in South Carolina was Rep. Ron Paul and his comment about Heroin. Read the story and watch the video. Do you agree?

05/06/2011

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Pawlenty To Debate Tonight In South Carolina

On Thursday night, presidential hopeful and former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will debate in Greenville, S.C. It’s the first primary Republican debate before the GOP primary.

05/05/2011

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Bachmann: Obama Is Wall Street’s Best Friend

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told a South Carolina tax day tea party rally that President Barrack Obama is Wall Street’s best friend.

04/18/2011

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Bachmann: Obama Foolish On Libya, Not On Our Side

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told a packed tea party gathering she doesn’t think President Barack Obama is “on our side anymore” as she blamed him for a “foolish” war in Libya and high gasoline prices.

04/16/2011

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Larger Crowds Expected For Bachmann Visit To SC

An estimated 2,000 people are expected to turn out next week for a South Carolina visit by U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, a potential Republican presidential contender.

04/07/2011

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Prince Donates $250K To SC Nonprofit Group

Minnesota-raised recording artist Prince is making a $250,000 donation to a nonprofit group that aims to make sure all children in a Columbia, S.C., neighborhood graduate from college.

04/05/2011

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US Rep. Michele Bachmann: SC A ‘GOP Paradise’

Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann says it’s great to be in a “GOP paradise” like conservative South Carolina, a key state in the presidential primaries.

02/19/2011

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Tea Party Activist Bachmann Plans S.C. Visit

Tea party activist and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann plans a swing through South Carolina in two weeks, one of a string of potential 2012 presidential contenders visiting the state.

02/03/2011

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