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Published January 05, 2012, 12:00 AM

Rep. Michele Bachmann

In this Dec. 14, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn, speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. For the intertwined U.S. economy and presidential politics, it was a year of twists and unexpected turns. The wobbly economy framed the agenda for both parties, and how it performs in the coming months will help decide whether President Barack Obama wins a second term. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
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