Bachmann giving GOP headache: surging in NBC News / Wall Street Journal poll

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Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Mn.), a 2012 White House hopeful, is saying that the migraine headaches she suffers would not impact her ability to be president–comments made to address a story the Daily Caller broke. The new NBC News / Wall Street Journal polls shows Bachmann jumping to second place among the Republican primary field, giving a headache perhaps (could not help myself) to her GOP rivals. Read the entire poll here.


30 Mitt Romney

16 Bachmann (up from 3 percent a month ago)

11 Texas Gov. Rick Perry–mulling a run

9 Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tx.)

8 Newt Gingrich

5 Herman Cain

3 Rick Santorum

2 Tim Pawlenty and Jon Huntsman–who have been mounting major campaigns.

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