Republican Michelle Bachmann is running for re-election in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. Democrat Elwyn Tinklenberg and independent Bob Anderson are running for her seat. Tinklenberg is endorsed by both the Democratic and Independent political parties. Tinklenberg is a former Mayor in the district and was also Minnesota Transportation Commissioner under Gov. Ventura. Rep. Bachmann is a former tax attorney. Until recently, Bachmann was known for her passioante support of a constiutional ban on same-sex marriages and civil unions in Minnesota. This past week she has become a vocal spokesperson for House Republicans opposed to the financial crisis bailout bill. This debate was held in Stillwater, MN.