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Breaking: Bachmann sets 10 a.m. news conference; cancels S.C. trip

Michele Bachmann has reportedly scheduled a press conference in Iowa this morning amid rumors that she'll drop out of the race following a disappointing 6th-place showing in the Iowa Caucuses last night. The AP reports she has also canceled a trip to South Carolina. She told supporters after the caucus results that she would continue her campaign.
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Michele Bachmann has reportedly scheduled a press conference in Iowa this morning amid rumors that she'll drop out of the race following a disappointing 6th-place showing in the Iowa Caucuses last night. The AP reports she has also canceled a trip to South Carolina. She told supporters after the caucus results that she would continue her campaign.

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