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Michelle Bachmann Becomes The First Woman Since 1964 To Win A Republican Delegate

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MICHELE BACHMANN REPUBLICAN DELEGATE
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Nearly five months after dropping out of the Republican primary after her last-place finish in the Iowa caucuses, Michele Bachmann made history in Texas last night, becoming only the second female candidate to win a GOP delegate, and the first in nearly a half century.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the date of the last woman winning GOP delegates. Sen. Margaret Chase Smith ran in 1964.

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