Michele M Bachmann

Born:April 6, 1956 (age 63)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2007-2015
Minnesota State Senate, 2001-2007
Education:B.A., Winona State University
J.D., Oral Roberts University
L.L.M., College of William and Mary Law School

Michele Bachmann represented Minnesota's 6th District in the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to 2015. She was the first Republican woman to represent Minnesota in Congress.

Bachmann was born April 6, 1956, in Waterloo, Iowa. When she was 13 years old, Bachmann's family moved to Minnesota, where she graduated from Anoka High School. In 1978, Bachmann graduated from Winona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1979, she received her Juris Doctorate from O.W, Coburn School of Law at Oral Roberts University. In 1988, she completed her L.L.M. in tax law at the College of William and Mary.

Bachmann previously served in the Minnesota State Senate, representing the 56th District, from 2001 to 2003, and representing the 52nd District from 2003 to 2007.

In 2011, she announced her candidacy for president, but lost in the primary election.

For information on Bachmann's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation during her time in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.


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