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Report: Michele Bachmann could run for president in 2016

There has been heavy speculation over who will be running in the Republican presidential primary for 2016, and another name from the past could be throwing her hat into the ring.

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks at the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference, June 14, 2013 in Washington, DC.
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The last time the world saw a group of Republicans vying for the Presidential nominee was in 2012. The list wasn't exactly a deep one, but it did provide, if nothing else, an interesting and entertaining round of debates. One of those names was former congresswoman from Minnesota, Rep. Michele Bachmann. Speaking to Real Clear Politics on Tuesday, Bachmann noted that she is still contemplating another run at the White House.

“The only thing that the media has speculated on is that it’s going to be various men that are running. They haven’t speculated, for instance, that I’m going to run. What if I decide to run? And there’s a chance I could run.”

Bachmann highlighted her past experience as a candidate with multiple debates under her wing that could put her at an advantage over other possible nominees.

“Like with anything else, practice makes perfect...And I think if a person has gone through the process, for instance, I had gone through 15 presidential debates, it’s easy to see a person’s improvement going through that.”

There doesn't seem to be a clear cut favorite as of this time for the Republican nominee. Former governor of Florida Jeb Bush, son and brother of the previous' Bush's to hold office, has been linked to the nomination but hasn't committed to running. Other names such as Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Rand Paul and even 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney have all be tapped as a possible choice.

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