Bachmann can only watch as Perry and Romney tangle

Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann looking into the crowd prior to the debate.
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Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann looking into the crowd prior to the debate.

(The campaign’s press releases called out Perry for flip-flopping on his support for that Arizona immigration law. During the debate, Perry said he had supported the legislation. The campaign pointed to Perry’s statement last year that “it would not be the right direction for Texas.” The campaign also hit Perry on his support for providing in-state tuition to illegal immigrants and for opposing a border fence.)

Michele Bachmann talks to FOX News host Sean Hannity after Thursday night's Republican presidential debate in Orlando, Florida.
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Michele Bachmann talks to FOX News host Sean Hannity after Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate in Orlando, Fla.

“I’m planning to become the next president of the United States,” she said. “We all have to be vetted. The Democrats are not going to hold back in the general election, so we all have to be vetted for the American people, they deserve that.”

Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Wayne Van Cleve on 09/23/2011 - 11:22 am.

    I’m surprised she didn’t try to turn the spotlight on herself by bringing up another important issue like “freedom of lightbulb” as she usually does.
    She said “the party needs a candidate “who understands the economy and job creation.” I haven’t seen one so far.

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