07/23/2012 09:02 am ET

Michele Bachmann Controversy Galvanizes Congresswoman's Base

The verdict from Washington last week was swift and bipartisan: Michele Bachmann was out of line.

Accusing two prominent Muslims — State Department aide Huma Abedin and Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota — of being tied to the Muslim Brotherhood was a step too far, even for the conservative firebrand.

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