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Bachmann wrapping up 99-county sprint through Iowa

But most polls still show Minnesota's congresswoman lagging well behind her main rivals. The Iowa Caucuses take place a week from Tuesday, and many pundits consider them a strong early indicator of who will win a party's nomination for president.
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But most polls still show Minnesota's congresswoman lagging well behind her main rivals. The Iowa Caucuses take place a week from Tuesday, and many pundits consider them a strong early indicator of who will win a party's nomination for president.

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