AMES, Iowa -- Unquestionably, Rep. Michele Bachmann has the most supporters at her tent. Her volunteers are far outnumbering other campaigns, are registering people by the hundreds; Bachmann even has a baloon flying over head with her name on it. For more of our coverage of the straw poll, follow us on Twitter @DomenicNBC and @MMurrayPolitics.
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At Rep. Michele Bachmann's "Des Moines Register Soap Box" speech yesterday, an Obama supporter made his support known.