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  1. Rick Perry

    Rick Perry Is Officially Running for President

    He’s not letting 2012’s humiliating failures deter him. Perry, who served as governor of Texas until earlier this year and was a popular choice in 2012 until his own gaffes torpedoed his chances, is entering an already crowded GOP field — and he’ll be going against Texas senator Ted Cruz, who was likely hoping to lock up the support of the Lone Star State. Perry’s also one of many governors and former governors vying for the top spot, unsurprising given that governors are often considered eminently electable given their executive experience. 

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