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|Bachmann and three GOP colleagues -- Reps. Tom Price (Ga.), Steve King (Iowa) and Todd Akin (Mo.) -- each paid $3,407.50 that day, a total of $13,630, to a sound and stage company called National Events, apparently for the sound system used at the rally. The money came from the Members' taxpayer-funded office accounts, despite House rules prohibiting the use of these funds for political activities. Bachmann's office insists the expense was a proper use of official funds.|
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