2012 Presidential Hopefuls
Republicans and Democrats alike are gearing up for the 2012 elections, with debates and campaigns in full swing. With a Democrat in the White House, the GOP is hoping to capitalize on Tea Party support for a big win. The race is far from clear-cut at this point, as several big names contend for the candidacy. Here are the people who are vying for the highest office in the land in 2012.
Featured 2012 Presidential Hopefuls
Governor / 1947 -
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney made a run for the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election, losing to John McCain. He made another run for the presidency in 2012, but was defeated by President Barack Obama.
U.S. Representative / 1956 -
Michele Bachmann is a congresswoman best known for her conservative Tea Party politics, and her candidacy for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
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profile name: Newt Gingrich profile occupation: U.S. Representative
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profile name: Rick Santorum profile occupation: Legal Professional, U.S. Representative
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profile name: Michele Bachmann profile occupation: U.S. Representative
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profile name: Herman Cain profile occupation: Business Leader
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profile name: Ron Paul profile occupation: Doctor, U.S. Representative
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