Republican presidential hopefuls participate in a nationally televised political debate in Columbia

 
Republican presidential hopefuls participate in a nationally televised political debate in Columbia
Republican presidential hopefuls participate in a nationally televised political debate from the Koger Center at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, May 15, 2007. From L-R are: U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani (also on screen top R), former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), U.S. Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS), former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and former Wisconsin Governor Tommy G. Thompson, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore, U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO) and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) (not in picture). REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES)