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Bachmann considering running for Franken's seat

Jordain Carney, The Hill

Former Rep. Michele Bachmann, a conservative lawmaker who retired after 2014, said in the recent interview she is weighing "should it be me, should it be now? But there's also a price you pay" and the "swamp is so toxic." "If you're a billionaire you can maybe defend yourself, [but] we're not money people. ...So we're trying to be wise—should we do this, shouldn't we do this, what?" she added.