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Michele Bachmann: God caused earthquake, Hurricane Irene to "rein in the spending"

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GOP presidential hopeful Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) knows how to get attention. This is what she had to say about the earthquake and Hurricane Irene that hit the east coast while campaigning in Sarasota, Fl.

"I don't know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians. We've had an earthquake; we've had a hurricane. He said, 'Are you going to start listening to me here?'" Bachmann said Sunday.

"Listen to the American people because the American people are roaring right now. They know government is on a morbid obesity diet and we've got to rein in the spending," she said.

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