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Aaron Hagen/Daily Globe GOP presidential candidate, Rep. Michele Bachmann (right), R-Minn, greets supporters during a campaign stop at Pizza Ranch in Sibley, Iowa.

Capital Chatter: 'Iowan' Bachmann refocused on Minnesota

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ST. PAUL -- Michele Bachmann spent the summer and fall in Iowa, hoping to gain traction as a presidential candidate.

While in the state to the south, the Iowa native's favorite line seemed to be: "Everything I needed to know in life I learned in Iowa." She told audience after audience, "I'm an Iowan," and usually did not mention Minnesota.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.