Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is limping toward Tuesday’s Iowa presidential caucuses.
She’s losing staff. She’s faced calls for her to abandon her bid. And she has no money.
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Yet, the Minnesota congresswoman, at the back of the pack in polls, is vowing to soldier on, even if that means her candidacy will split the vote of pivotal conservatives in Iowa and allow for victories by a candidate who isn’t seen as adhering as strongly to GOP orthodoxy — like Mitt Romney or Ron Paul.
“Nobody’s working harder,” Bachmann says, declaring her campaign “strong” and suggesting that sheer hustle will carry her to victory.
Regarded as a tea party heroine, the only woman in the Republican race has struggled to revive her campaign since her standing dropped shortly after she won a statewide test vote in Iowa. That turned out to be the high point of her campaign.
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