Michele Bachmann announces candidacy for president

July 27th, 2011

Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann officially threw her hat in the ring today when she announced her candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. The following Boston University experts are available for comment:

Tom Whalen, an associate professor of Social Sciences; an expert on modern American politics and the American presidency; a regular contributor to PoliticoArena. He can be reached at 617-353-4785; tjw64@bu.edu.

Tom Fiedler is the Dean of the College of Communication and an expert on American politics and political reporting. He is the former executive editor of The Miami Herald and a regular contributor to PoliticoArena. He can be reached at 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu, Twitter: @BUCOMDEAN.

Graham Wilson is chair of BU’s political science department and the author of “Only in America? American Politics in Comparative Perspective.” He can be reached at 617-353-2540, gkwilson@bu.edu.

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