EI fellow Jennifer Donahue discusses Bachmann candidacy on Hardball; video

Jennifer Donahue, a public policy fellow with the Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College, appeared on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews June 14 to discuss whether U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann will be a formidable candidate in the 2012 GOP race for president.

"She's a conservative who is a movement conservative. She's the Pat Buchanan of Republicans. If she can get Iowa and get mojo in New Hampshire, she could potentially win both," Donahue said.



Donahue regularly provides live commentary for Hardball, CNN's American Morning and Anderson Cooper360, and appears frequently on ABC World News Tonight and Nightline, CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News. She is a featured contributor for The Huffington Post, and provides commentary for numerous radio networks, including National Public Radio.

"I've heard a lot of conservative activists say that Rick Perry is the one person who could eliminate Bachmann's gains from the debate," Donahue said.

Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2011




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