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Michele Bachmann wins Iowa Straw Poll

August 14, 2011

Michele Bachmann wins Iowa Straw Poll

Michele Bachmann won the highly-publicized GOP Iowa straw poll on Saturday.  The U.S. representative from Minnesota defeated a list of highly-competitive politicians hoping to get the honor.  Ron Paul came in a close – very close – second, and Tim Pawlenty ended up in third place in the poll.  Rick Santorum finished in fourth place. 

Bachmann is the first woman to ever win the Iowa straw poll.  She finished the day with 28.6% of the 17,000 votes cast.  READ MORE…


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