Though they haven't announced their intentions to run for president, Sarah Palin and Rep. Michele Bachmann are already making an impact on the 2012 president race. In a time when voters are not enthusiastic about the candidates who have long been laying the groundwork to launch bids (like Mitt Romney), these two popular figures are firing up the Republican base. But does Bachmann owe her power to Palin? Watch to find out.
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