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Bachmann heads to Washington

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State Sen. Michele Bachmann basks in an election-night win in the 6th Congressional District. The seat was vacated by Republican Mark Kennedy. Bachmann beat DFLer Patty Wetterling and Independence Party candidate John Binkowski.
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Incoming members of the U.S. Congress are in Washington  for orientation sessions for their new jobs. Michele Bachmann, one of Minnesota's three new congressional representatives, is the only newly-elected Republican of the group. All Things Considered host Tom Crann talked with Bachmann.