In the past, Michele Bachmann's migraines have affected her availability to vote in the U.S. House, and even hospitalized her. Could they be strong enough to derail her presidential bid?
Could migraines really affect Michele Bachmann's chances of becoming the Republican presidential nominee in 2012?
That depends on the extent of the problem and whether there is any evidence that Bachmann's headaches have made it impossible for her to do the job in the past.
Reports this week suggest that past migraines have forced Bachmann to miss votes in the U.S. House ... and have even sent her to the hospital.
Seeking to stop the story in its tracks, Bachmann released a statement insisting that "my ability to function effectively has never been impeded by migraines and will not affect my ability to serve as commander in chief."
History suggests that Bachmann's health issues likely won't derail her presidential aspirations. John McCain won the Republican nomination in 2008 despite battling skinRead More »from The Fast Fix: Could Bachmann’s migraines end her campaign?