Bachmann finishes last in Florida straw poll

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.
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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.

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