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Bachmann accuses CBS of bias after being limited during debate

In an e-mail, CBS's political director John Dickerson wrote, 'Okay let's keep it loose though since [Bachmann's] not going to get many questions and she's nearly off the charts in hopes that we can get someone else.' Bachmann's camp is calling for Dickerson's firing.
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In an e-mail, CBS's political director John Dickerson wrote, 'Okay let's keep it loose though since [Bachmann's] not going to get many questions and she's nearly off the charts in hopes that we can get someone else.' Bachmann's camp is calling for Dickerson's firing.

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