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Bachmann: 'This is not the year' for a moderate GOP nominee

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) urged Republican primary voters on Monday to back a conservative challenger to President Obama.

“This is not the year to get behind the moderate," Bachmann said to supporters in a video. "Of any time in history this is the election when conservatives can have it all.”

The video was recorded after her address at Liberty University last Thursday and posted to her campaign site on Monday. Bachmann cautioned supporters that, “This isn’t a time for settling” and not to accept the “anybody but Obama” approach.

Her comments come amid continued speculation that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie might jump into the GOP presidential race.