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  •  - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during an announcement that he will not be seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president in Trenton, New Jersey

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during an announcement that he will not be seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president in Trenton, New Jersey

    Posted: 10/4/2011 1:54:11 PM EST
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during an announcement that he will not be seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president in Trenton, New Jersey October 4, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
  •  - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during an announcement that he will not be seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president in Trenton, New Jersey

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during an announcement that he will not be seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president in Trenton, New Jersey

    Posted: 10/4/2011 1:48:54 PM EST
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during an announcement that he will not be seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president in Trenton, New Jersey October 4, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney gather before his appearance at a rally in Concord

    Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney gather before his appearance at a rally in Concord

    Posted: 9/4/2011 9:28:42 PM EST
    Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney gather before his appearance at a Tea Party Express rally in Concord, New Hampshire, September 4, 2011. Some 20 protesters gathered to give Romney, who is seeking the Republican nomination to take on President Barack Obama next year, a rude welcome at the rally accusing him of only paying lip service to Tea Party fiscal conservative principles. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS CIVIL UNREST)
  •  - Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney gather before his appearance at a rally in Concord

    Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney gather before his appearance at a rally in Concord

    Posted: 9/4/2011 8:52:37 PM EST
    Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney gather before his appearance at a Tea Party Express rally in Concord, New Hampshire, September 4, 2011. Some 20 protesters gathered to give Romney, who is seeking the Republican nomination to take on President Barack Obama next year, a rude welcome at the rally accusing him of only paying lip service to Tea Party fiscal conservative principles. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ELECTIONS)
  •  - Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney speak before his appearance at a Tea Party Express rally in Concord

    Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney speak before his appearance at a Tea Party Express rally in Concord

    Posted: 9/4/2011 8:47:37 PM EST
    Opponents of Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speak before his appearance at a Tea Party Express rally in Concord, New Hampshire, September 4, 2011. Some 20 protesters gathered to give Romney, who is seeking the Republican nomination to take on President Barack Obama next year, a rude welcome at the rally accusing him of only paying lip service to Tea Party fiscal conservative principles. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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    Posted: 8/13/2011 12:10:47 PM EST
    Graphic shows the winners of the Ames, Iowa, poll since 1980 along with the Iowa caucuses, Republican nomination and the general election
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    Posted: 7/21/2011 11:50:50 PM EST
    Former Gov. Buddy Roemer of Louisiana talks with his son Dakota before announcing his plans to run for the Republican nomination and become a candidate for president of the United States at the Hanover Inn on the Dartmouth College campus Thursday, July 21, 2011 in Hanover, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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    Posted: 7/21/2011 11:50:50 PM EST
    Former Gov. Buddy Roemer of Louisiana speaks during his announcement to run for the Republican nomination and become a candidate for president of the United States at the Hanover Inn on the Dartmouth College campus Thursday, July 21, 2011 in Hanover, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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    Posted: 7/21/2011 11:50:46 PM EST
    Former Gov. Buddy Roemer of Louisiana speaks during his announcement to run for the Republican nomination and become a candidate for president of the United States at the Hanover Inn on the Dartmouth College campus Thursday, July 21, 2011 in Hanover, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
  •  - Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach

    Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach

    Posted: 7/12/2011 5:30:59 PM EST
    Former Ruth's Chris Steak House chief executive Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach, Florida July 12, 2011. Miller, who last year failed to make it past the Republican primary for a congressional seat, joins a growing list of candidates seeking to take on incumbent Democratic Senator Bill Nelson. REUTERS/Joe Skipper (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach

    Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach

    Posted: 7/12/2011 5:29:42 PM EST
    Former Ruth's Chris Steak House chief executive Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach, Florida July 12, 2011. Miller, who last year failed to make it past the Republican primary for a congressional seat, joins a growing list of candidates seeking to take on incumbent Democratic Senator Bill Nelson. REUTERS/Joe Skipper (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS HEADSHOT)
  •  - Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach

    Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach

    Posted: 7/12/2011 5:28:40 PM EST
    Former Ruth's Chris Steak House chief executive Craig Miller speaks at a news conference to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 2012 U.S. Senate race in West Palm Beach, Florida July 12, 2011. Miller, who last year failed to make it past the Republican primary for a congressional seat, joins a growing list of candidates seeking to take on incumbent Democratic Senator Bill Nelson. REUTERS/Joe Skipper (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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    Posted: 6/23/2011 4:01:00 PM EST
    Mary Kaye Huntsman listens as her husband, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr., speaks at the Town Hall in Exeter, N.H.,Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Earlier, Huntsman announced his plan to seek the republican nomination for president. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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    Posted: 6/12/2011 6:35:46 PM EST
    FILE - Republican presidential hopeful, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich gestures while speaking during a Town Hall style meeting at the Derry Medical Center in Derry, N.H., in this May 25, 2011 file photo. The entire top echelon of Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign resigned on Thursday, June 9, 2011 a stunning mass exodus that left his bid for the Republican nomination in tatters. But the former House speaker vowed defiantly to remain a candidate. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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    Posted: 6/11/2011 12:05:46 PM EST
    Republican presidential hopeful, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, right, and his then-New Hampshire Director Dave Carney, left, are seen at Ben's Sugar Shack in Temple, N.H., in this photo taken Monday April 4, 2012. The entire top echelon of Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign, including Carney, resigned on Thursday, a stunning mass exodus that left his bid for the Republican nomination in tatters. But the former House speaker vowed defiantly to remain a candidate. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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    Posted: 6/10/2011 5:55:47 PM EST
    FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2007 file photo, Katon Dawson speaks in Concord, N.H. The entire top echelon of Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign resigned on Thursday, a stunning mass exodus that left his bid for the Republican nomination in tatters. Gingrich publicly shrugged off the defections, vowing defiantly to remain a candidate. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
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    Posted: 6/10/2011 1:05:48 PM EST
    FILE- In this Nov. 8, 2006, Dave Carney leaves the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas. The entire top echelon of New Gingrich's presidential campaign resigned on Thursday, a stunning mass exodus that left his bid for the Republican nomination in tatters. Carney, joined Gingrich's campaign after working as senior political staff members for Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck, File)
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    Posted: 6/3/2011 6:50:45 PM EST
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, left, takes questions from audience members after speaking at the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Last month, he announced that he would not seek the Republican nomination in 2012. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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    Posted: 5/28/2011 8:50:46 AM EST
    FILE - This May 23, 2011 photo shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaking before ceremonially signing a bill in Austin, Texas. Perry says he'll consider seeking the Republican nomination for president. Perry reversed course Friday, May 27, 2011 after saying for months he wasn't interesting in running for the White House. He said he will decide whether to enter the race after the Texas Legislature adjourns Monday. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck, File) (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)
  •  - File photo of Texas Governor Rick Perry speaking at the 2010 Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans

    File photo of Texas Governor Rick Perry speaking at the 2010 Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans

    Posted: 5/27/2011 10:48:03 PM EST
    Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at the 2010 Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana in this April 9, 2010 file photo. Perry, a fierce conservative critic of the federal government, changed his stance on May 27, 2011 and said he will consider seeking the 2012 Republican U.S. presidential nomination. Perry had said repeatedly he would not seek the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic President Barack Obama next year, although he has been urged to get in the race by some conservatives unhappy with the current field. REUTERS/Sean Gardner/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)