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Michele Bachmann Faces Ethics Investigation

7:56 AM, Mar 26, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Michele Bachmann faces a congressional ethics investigation, according to the New York Times

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"Representative Michelle Bachmann, Republican of Minnesota, is the subject of an ethics investigation examining allegations of wrongdoing that emerged in the aftermath of her failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, a lawyer for the lawmaker confirmed Monday," the report reads.

"The inquiry by the Office of Congressional Ethics — a quasi-independent agency that acts like a grand jury to address allegations of wrongdoing by House lawmakers and their staff — follows claims by her former campaign aides that Ms. Bachmann may have improperly used money raised by one of her House-affiliated political action committees to assist her presidential efforts in advance of the Iowa presidential caucuses in January 2012."

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