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Bachmann heading back to Iowa to open campaign HQ

Republican Michele Bachmann will spend her third consecutive weekend in Iowa during a three-day swing that includes the opening of her presidential campaign headquarters there.

Bachmann concedes she misspoke on Wayne's hometown

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is acknowledging "misspeaking" occasionally, including wrongly claiming that actor John Wayne was from her Waterloo, Iowa hometown, but says she's "a substantive, serious person" who would be a good president.

Small checks drive Michele Bachmann's big bucks

Republican Michele Bachmann is counting on legions of donors giving a few dollars at a time, over and over again, to carry her in the 2012 presidential race.

Bachmann makes Minnesota homecoming days into 2012 bid

Days into her 2012 White House bid, Republican Michele Bachmann got a rousing homecoming reception from conservative bloggers who heard her blast President Barack Obama's "morbid obesity" on federal spending.

Boehner: Bachmann did well in GOP debate

House Speaker John Boehner says GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann did a "really good job" in Monday's debate. She and another House member in the race, Texas Rep. Rand Paul, have as much chance as the other contenders to win the party's nomination, he added.

Iowa conservatives took $3 million in tax funds

A conservative group that has brought a string of potential presidential candidates to Iowa to lecture about the need to reduce government spending owes some of its past success to generous federal grants.