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Democrats fundraise off Michele Bachmann's shock retirement

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The Democratic Party on Thursday slapped retiring Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann -- barking in a memo "don't let the door hit you on the way out" -- and then used her decision not to seek re-election to raise money. Communications Director Brad Woodhouse's fundraising letter suggested that the Democrats have a real chance to pick up Bachmann's seat, though others believe that the GOP has a...