Tea Party favorite Rep. Michele BachmannMichele BachmannWill Trump back women’s museum? Michele Bachmann on Trump victory: ‘God did this’ The right-wing wants a revolution, and we had better pay attention MORE (R-Minn.) picked her favorite in one Senate primary race keenly eyed by the conservative movement, but refused to make a pick in another heated contest.

When asked on "Fox News Sunday" whether she would pick Gov. Charlie Crist or former Florida House Speaker Marco RubioMarco RubioSenate clears water bill with Flint aid, drought relief What Trump's Cabinet picks reveal House passes water bill with Flint aid, drought relief MORE, Bachmann picked the man who opened the Conservative Political Action Conference in February.

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"I have my personal favorite," Bachmann said. "I'm a Minnesotan so I'm not able to cast a vote, but my favorite would be Marco Rubio.

"Right now he is surging in the polls and I think that he has identified with Floridians probably more than either of the two candidates," she added.

But when asked to pick between Sen. John McCainJohn McCainSecond Dem calls for probe into Russian election involvement Schumer calls for Senate probe into Russian interference Ukrainians made their choice for freedom, but now need US help MORE (R-Ariz.) and former Rep. J.D. Hayworth, Bachmann wouldn't pick sides -- at least outright.

"Both of those candidates are making a strong case," Bachmann said. "As I understand, J.D. Hayworth is closing in on Senator McCain right now. And it will be up to the voters in Arizona to make their choice."

When asked whether she was dodging the question, Bachmann said, "Well, I know both gentleman, and they're both honorable men."