HONOLULU (AP) — Tea party Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is speaking in Honolulu during a luncheon.

Bachmann is appearing Wednesday at the Ala Moana Hotel to discuss the 2011 congressional session.

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The lunch, sponsored by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, is sold out.

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Bachmann provided the tea party response to President Barack Obama’s state of the union address last week.

Bachmann is the founder of the Tea Party Caucus, which includes fiscally conservative members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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