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Bachmann concedes she misspoke on Wayne's hometown

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is acknowledging "misspeaking" occasionally, including wrongly claiming that actor John Wayne was from her Waterloo, Iowa hometown, but says she's "a substantive, serious person" who would be a good president.

Boehner: Bachmann did well in GOP debate

House Speaker John Boehner says GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann did a "really good job" in Monday's debate. She and another House member in the race, Texas Rep. Rand Paul, have as much chance as the other contenders to win the party's nomination, he added.

Iowa conservatives took $3 million in tax funds

A conservative group that has brought a string of potential presidential candidates to Iowa to lecture about the need to reduce government spending owes some of its past success to generous federal grants.