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2012 Presidential Election
Texas Governor Rick Perry has catapulted onto the national stage and is competing for the GOP presidential nomination against Texas Congressman Ron Paul, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, US Senator Rick Santorum, and former Utah Governor John Huntsman.
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