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May 23rd, 2011

Summary: At a Lincoln Day Republican fundraiser in Archbold, Ohio, Tea Party darling Michele Bachmann sounded a call to arms, accusing President Obama of betrayal as the first president since 1948 “not to stand with Israel” and saying she was committed to repealing “Obamacare” (which she called “socialism”), 100 percent anti-abortion, and uncompromisingly for marriage between a man and a woman. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on May 23, 2010, Aubrey Immelman posted a link to the nominating petition to help him gain ballot access as an independent candidate to challenge Rep. Michele Bachmann for her U.S. House of Representatives seat in Minnesota’s 6th Congression District.

Aug 2nd, 2008

Summary: On the 19th day of his campaign against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for the Republican nomination as House of Representatives candidate in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District, Aubrey Immelman walked in the Albany Heritage Day Parade with his daughter Elizabeth and youngest son Patrick while his two older sons, Tim and Matt, attended a youth baseball clinic and a Minnesota Twins game at the Metrodome.