Michele Bachmann Announces Retirement
May 29, 2013
Michele Bachmann (R-MN) announced that she would not seek re-election. Rep. Bachmann has had 238 appearances on C-SPAN. Many of these have been speeches on the House floor. In her early years in the House, she was quite active on the floor appearing 46 days in 2009. In 2012, she appeared only five times. She was vocal in her opposition to President Obama’s health care reform as we see in this clip.
She also spoke a lot on the Alternative Minimum Tax.
In 2012, she ran for president. Here she is on the day of the Iowa Caucuses explaining her positions on a C-SPAN call-in program.
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