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Could Bachmann lose?

Eric Ostermeier addresses Bachmann's win in the primary election.

Smart Politics, a blog of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, noted that Bachmann's win of 80.4 percent of the primary vote was the smallest vote percentage received by an incumbent Republican congressman in the state since 1962 -- that covers 75 incumbent reelection bids in 50 years.

Salon
August 16, 2012

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