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Bachmann goes after Gingrich in last debate before Iowa caucuses

Michele Bachmann took the gloves off Thursday night as she ripped into the front-runner. Rival Newt Gingrich accused of faulty facts, but she was having none of it. "I'm a serious candidate for president of the United States, and my facts are accurate."
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Michele Bachmann took the gloves off Thursday night as she ripped into the front-runner. Rival Newt Gingrich accused of faulty facts, but she was having none of it. "I'm a serious candidate for president of the United States, and my facts are accurate."

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