Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who is of Norwegian descent, is getting closer to a bid for GOP nomination. According to CNN reports yesterday she is planning to form a presidential exploratory committee.
Read Politico's article Michele Bachmann could shake up GOP field, published on 24 March 2011.
Some of Bachmann's ancestry can be found here (also published earlier). If she really decides to run, I will try to do some research on her Norwegian roots.