Today, Representative Michele Bachmann announced she will not be running for a fifth Congressional term. The news follows an investigation into presidential campaign finances, but in her statement she said, "This decision was not impacted in any way by the recent inquiries into the activities of my former presidential campaign."
Last year, the Tea Party darling's bid for the highest office made headlines, but she eventually dropped out of the race after finishing sixth in the Iowa caucus. It's been a helluva ride for the controversial politician, and we've been along for the highs, lows, and general craziness. Take a walk down memory lane with us to remember Michele's offbeat political journey.