Michele Bachmann campaign raises $550,000 for reelection bid

The Minnesota Congresswoman is seeking another term representing Minnesota's 6th District. Bachmann dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination in January. Three Democratic candidates are looking to challenge Bachmann in November.
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The Minnesota Congresswoman is seeking another term representing Minnesota's 6th District. Bachmann dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination in January. Three Democratic candidates are looking to challenge Bachmann in November.

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