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Michele Bachmann: No Boehner Debt Ceiling Plan For Me


It's not a huge surprise that Bachmann would opposed Boehner's plan. She's made refusing to vote for an increase in the debt ceiling a key tenet of her campaign so far, and polls have shown GOP primary voters like what she's selling.

For Boehner, Bachmann's opposition to his plan is another sign of the difficulty he faces uniting his party over any plan to keep the nation from default. Bachmann is the leader of the House Tea Party Caucus and a vocal member of the purist conservative wing Boehner's having trouble wrangling.