Bachmann: Want Me to Run? Send $50 Email to supporters seeks opinions, plus cash By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted May 13, 2011 3:38 PM CDT 40 comments Comments Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks on "Fox News Sunday" on May 1. (AP Photo/FOX, Fred Watkins) (Newser) – More modern politics: Michele Bachmann sent an email to supporters today with a novel approach to asking for money as she considers a presidential run, notes Politico: "If you want me to continue fighting the Big-Government Obama agenda in the U.S. House of Representatives, please make a generous donation of $25," she writes. "If you want me to seek the presidency, please make a donation of $50 or even $100 to let me know I can count on you." Dave Weigel's blog at Slate has the full email. Read why this high-schooler doesn't think Bachmann is up to snuff on US history.