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Bachmann And Pawlenty Tear Into Each Others Records During Iowa Debate

Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty continued their ongoing feud during the debate on Fox News in Ames Iowa, challenging each others records on jobs, leadership and the economy. Chris Wallace, obviously looking to stir things up between the two,
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Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty continued their ongoing feud during the debate on Fox News in Ames Iowa, challenging each others records on jobs, leadership and the economy.

Chris Wallace, obviously looking to stir things up between the two, asked Pawlenty about challenging Bachmann's record of accomplishment in Congress and her ability to serve as president because of her migraine headaches. Wallace asked Pawlenty if the reason for that was that he believed Bachmann was unqualified for the office, or if it was because she's beating him in the polls.

Pawlenty punted on the migraine issue and again tried to walk back his earlier comments. He went on to attack her for her lack of accomplishments in the Congress and for not having any executive experience.

Bachmann fired back, going after Pawlenty for implementing cap and trade, praising the individual mandates in the health care law and for supporting cap and trade and for saying "the era of small government is over."

Bachmann went on to defend her record as a "fighter" in the Congress and for being against raising the debt ceiling and for that ridiculous Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act they were wasting the taxpayers time with this year. A bill, notably, that was brought up for to debate by Republicans and voted down by Republicans.

Obviously there's no love lost between these two and I'm sure no one's happier tonight than Mitt Romney.

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