Bachmann woos veterans, takes heat from nurses

John Croman, KARE, September 1, 2011 Minneapolis - Congresswoman Michele Bachmann impressed thousands of veterans at the American Legion national convention Thursday, saying she'd follow the lead of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan when it comes to national defense. In an appearance at the Minneapolis Convention Center, the Republican presidential candidate defended her vote against raising the debt ceiling. Bachmann warned that the most recent budget deal on Capitol Hill set the stage for future cuts to the military and veterans programs. ... Bachmann