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U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann address a crowd of several hundred people who showed up Thursday for her health care town hall forum at Oak-Land Junior High School in Lake Elmo. (Scott Wente/Woodbury Bulletin)

Bachmann health care forum gets heated

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LAKE ELMO, Minn. - The lively crowd gathered for U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's health care town hall forum turned feisty at times, drowning out speakers with applause and boos.


Bachmann's Thursday afternoon forum drew several hundred people who packed a roughly 420-seat school auditorium. A couple of hundred more watched by video from the cafeteria. Bachmann's staff said there was room for 800 people at the school.

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