Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann was barely a blip in a Saturday straw poll among Florida Republicans. In a field of eight presidential candidates, she finished last with 1.5 percent of the vote. Businessman Herman Cain won the contest with 37 percent. Texas Gov. Rick Perry finished a distant second.
Republicans unsuccessful in attempt to suspend Wisconsin absentee voting rule
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals declined Republicans' request on Wednesday, a day after the federal court granted an extension to count absentee ballots.