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Bachmann dines with Cindy McCain

Michele Bachmann was treated to a hearty Tex-Mex meal Tuesday night at what U.S. Sen.

Michele Bachmann was treated to a hearty Tex-Mex meal Tuesday night at what U.S. Sen. John McCain calls his favorite restaurant.

Bachmann and Cindy McCain, the wife of the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, ate at the Tee Pee Mexican restaurant Tuesday in Phoenix ahead of a private fundraiser in Arizona.

According to KTVK-3TV:

“[She] just flew in from what I understand,” said Tee Pee manager Jeff Killeen. He said the congresswoman was friendly to all who approached and asked for photos.

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On Wednesday afternoon, John McCain tweeted: “I’m glad is in & enjoyed dinner last night w/ at my favorite restaurant

Tee Pee respoonded: “thxs so much for being great friends and great customers thrue the years.. so nice to meet you..”

Bachmann is on her way to California, where she will hold a series of campaign events Thursday and Friday before appearing on Friday night’s Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

No word on what Bachmann ate, but Tee Pee does offer a George W. Bush-inspired “Presidential Special:” two enchiladas, rice and beans for $10.35.

Devin Henry can be reached at dhenry@minnpost.com