It looks like Michele Bachmann has made it official, she's running for president. Bachmann made her announcement during the debate tonight on CNN. Michele Bachmann Declares Her Candidacy Mid-Debate: Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) used Monday's
June 13, 2011

It looks like Michele Bachmann has made it official, she's running for president. Bachmann made her announcement during the debate tonight on CNN.

Michele Bachmann Declares Her Candidacy Mid-Debate:

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) used Monday's New Hampshire Republican debate to make a little news, announcing that she had filed the paperwork to make her run for president official.

Her intentions weren't exactly a mystery -- this was a presidential debate, after all -- but Bachmann letting slip that she had filed the papers for her candidacy earlier that day was the first official confirmation of her intentions.

On Twitter, Bachmann's new presidential account "TeamBachmann" blasted out the news shortly after the debate announcement: "I'm in. RT if you'll join my campaign for President of the United States: http://www.michelebachmann.com #cnndebate." Read on...

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