Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Dereliction: Bachmann has skipped 37 percent of votes since launching bid

Reports The Hill:

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has missed nearly 40 percent of votes in the House since she formally launched her presidential campaign.

Bachmann’s absentee rate, which is significantly higher than the two other House members running for president, could be used by her GOP opponents on the campaign trail.

Bachmann, the chairwoman of the House Tea Party Caucus who has surged toward the top of the Republican presidential field, has missed 50 of 135 votes (37 percent) since formally announcing her candidacy June 27 in Waterloo, Iowa.

At least be like Palin and quit or something.


Wes Messamore,
Editor in Chief, THL
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