Iowa evangelical leader: May be time for Bachmann to end campaign

Matthew Boyle Investigative Reporter
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Speaking on behalf of former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum on Tuesday night just before the Iowa Republican presidential caucuses in Cedar Falls, Iowa, evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats suggested Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann should drop out of the GOP presidential race.

“We really need a candidate to get momentum and one or two to drop out,” Vander Plaats said according to the Waterloo–Cedar Falls Daily Courier’s coverage of the  caucuses.

Vander Plaats also apparently suggested that Bachmann’s poll numbers are so low that she should step aside. The president and CEO of The Family Leader, a conservative Christian organization, endorsed Santorum about two weeks ago.

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