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Michele Bachmann to speak at Calif. GOP event in Sept.

July 26, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann has a date with leading California Republicans.

The Minnesota congresswoman and tea party favorite will appear as a speaker at the California GOP state convention.

The event is in Los Angeles in September.

Bachmann's appearance is a win for the party, which has struggled to attract high-profile speakers at its last few conventions.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.