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Bachmann still fund-raising for a race she no longer intends to run

Assuming she hasn’t changed her mind, she should update her pitch

Eric Ostermeier of the Smart Politics blog (based at the Humphrey School/Center for the Study of Politics and Government) alertly noted yesterday that, notwithstanding her announced intention not to seek reelection, Michele Bachmann is still asking for campaign contributions on the web on the grounds that “Obama and the Democrats are targeting Michele for speaking out against their extreme liberal agenda. They will do, say and spend whatever it takes to defeat her.”

I’m sure she is quite busy, and Ostermeier points that members often continue to fund-raise after they retire, but perhaps she should update the itch to reflect her big announcement.