Bachmann, a Republican presidential candidate and Minnesota U.S. Congresswoman, will discuss: "he 2012 race, the latest on the Cain controversy, and what she sees as a path to victory for her campaign," the show's promotion page promises. She has appeared on the show multiple times before.
The Minnesota Congresswoman may need the face time on national television. According to a new analysis from the University of Minnesota's Smart Politics, she has averaged 8 minutes and 11 seconds of talk time in the five debates. That's about six minutes less than Mitt Romney and two minutes less than Rick Perry. But it's more than the other candidates, according to the blog.
Minnesota senators sharply questioned federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch during Wednesday's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, grilling him on whether he'd be protect the interests of ordinary people over corporations.
Other business groups like realtors, electric utility Xcel Energy Services, private colleges, tobacco giant Altria, Polymet Mining, health insurers and hospitals contributed to the overall total of $57.7 million to lobby the Legislature, the administration of Gov. Mark Dayton and Metro municipal governments.