Bummer: Bachmann won't run for governor in 2010


Are we really happy or really sad about Rep. Michele Bachmann not stepping up to run for Minnesota governor? We're so torn. The greatness of watching her try for that spot might be totally worth the shock and awe when she somehow gets elected.

You know it would probably happen. And then what? Couldn't just blame the 6th District anymore.

After Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he won't seek a third term in Minnesota, names of potential Republican candidates are flying. Minnesota Public Radio checked in with Bachmann and didn't get the answer they were looking for:

Michelle Marston, campaign manager for Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, responded "I don't think so. I think she's very happy where she is," when asked if Bachmann is interested.