WASHINGTON — Rep. Michele Bachmann will return to Iowa in March, MinnPost has confirmed, to speak at a home schooling event at the state Capitol building in Des Moines.
On March 23, Bachmann will speak to the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators at their annual conference. The Des Moines Register, which broke the news first, describes NICHE as “a well-organized segment of evangelical Christian voters in Iowa.”
“She was invited to speak at their convention,” Bachmann Chief of Staff Andy Parrish confirmed to MinnPost. “She is excited for this opportunity.”
Bachmann, an Iowa native, is considering a run for president and took her first trip to the state as a presidential aspirant last week. At a press conference following her speech to Iowans for Tax Relief, Bachmann jokingly said she’d be back to the state every weekend.
And while that’s not the case yet, several senior Iowa Republicans and political experts have said they’d be able to tell if Bachmann was serious about a presidential bid not by her first visit, but by her second, third and fourth. Well, this would be number two. And she’s got at least two invites pending beyond that.