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Editor of PolitiFact: We Will Miss Bachmann

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Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) retirement from Congress means that another occupation will be kept much less busy — political fact-checkers.

"We will miss Michele Bachmann. She kept the Truth-O-Meter busy — and occasionally made it burst into flames," said Bill Adair, the editor of PolitiFact and the Washington bureau chief of the Tampa Bay Times.