GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat

GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat

GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat

Al Franken has officially resigned from the Senate. "The only reason I would won would be to have the ability to take these principles into the United States Senate". "Am I being called to this now? Should it be now?"

Two women told the Huffington Post that Franken squeezed their buttocks at political events during his first campaign for the Senate in 2008. Bachmann asked while appearing on the Jim Bakker Show in late December.

Michele Bachmann, the deeply conservative former congresswoman and one-time presidential contender, said she is considering running for Al Franken's former Senate seat in Minnesota. At about 24 minutes into the interview, she said she's mulling it over with her husband but didn't offer a timetable for a decision. But there's also a price you pay.

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will replace Franken Wednesday and has pledged to run for the remainder of Franken's term in a November special election.

"I trust in a big God", Bachmann said, asserting that she "was supposed to run for president" in 2012 in order to make the the repeal of Obamacare the central issue of the Republican platform.

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"Some of the allegations against me are simply not true", Franken said.

Republican state Sen. Karin Housley has announced a campaign for the seat.

Bachmann said she would go back to Washington to advocate for Christian principles, which have largely influenced her post-congressional career.

"I'm not saying he didn't do some bad boy things".

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