Sometimes too much press is a bad thing?
That’s the sentiment of a Roll Call story (or CQ Roll Call depending which line you believe on the website) today by Kyle Trygstad on Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) who is largely avoiding the press these days. Think of her as the antithesis of Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-MediaWhore, N.Y.).
But not locally. Last weekend, Trygstad reports, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune featured a lengthy profile of the congresswoman who ran for President and lost and then ran for reelection to Congress and won by only one point.
Bachmann, known for freely engaging reporters on Capitol Hill has been turning down press requests and keeping a decidedly lower national profile. She wouldn’t even speak to Trygstad for his story.
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