1. 2012

    Ex-Aide: Bachmann ‘Out of Ideas’

    Ed Rollins, senior campaign adviser for Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., talks to media in the spin room after the Republican presidential candidate debate at the Reagan Library Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, in Simi Valley, Calif. Rollins just this week stepped aside as campaign manager into the role of senior adviser. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Chris Carlson / AP Photo

    Michele Bachmann must rue the day she hired Ed Rollins to manage her presidential campaign: her former aide (he left the campaign in September) continued his war of words against her Monday, telling ABC News that she has “run out of money and ideas.” Rollins said he wanted Bachmann to focus solely on Iowa, while she wanted to campaign in other states, too. He says he left because he didn’t want to spend the winter “fighting with a candidate who wouldn’t listen and had no money.”

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