MAPLEWOOD, Minn. -- Congresswoman Michele Bachmann kicked off a two day bus tour of the sixth congressional district today at a Maplewood bakery.
Surrounded by at least a dozen members of both the local and national press, Bachmann shook hands with supporters and spoke eagerly about her campaign for a third term in Congress.
"I am here to meet people and to let them know we are very excited," Bachmann said of her two day jaunt.
Bachmann spoke of her DFL opponent Tarryl Clark by saying she was all about taxing people in the district.
"She has a career of going for tax increases and spending increases," Bachmann said of Clark.
Clark spoke last night of Bachmann's bus tour.
"A drive by tour isn't going to help her get to know what the real issues are," Clark said.
Clark has been critical of Bachmann's lack of time spent in the district.
"If she was sitting down and really trying to get things done for the people of the district she would be hearing a different song than I guess the one she is going to be telling you about," Clark said Tuesday night.
Bachmann is running for her third term in Congress in the November election.
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