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Profile: Infighting, turmoil rocked Bachmann campaign

"Publicly, Bachmann was coasting, a rising candidate, but inside, it was a disaster" writes Robert Costa in the National Review.
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"Publicly, Bachmann was coasting, a rising candidate, but inside, it was a disaster" writes Robert Costa in the National Review.

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