FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2011, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks during a Faith and Family Council news conference in Des Moines, Iowa. Bachmann surged into the Republican presidential race by preaching tea party fiscal conservatism. Now, as she struggles to remain relevant, the Minnesota congresswoman is trying to rally the evangelical voters who have powered most of her political career. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)