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Texas Congressman Ron Paul was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was one of four Republican congressmen to endorse Ronald Reagan for president in 1976, and at that time he served on the House Banking Committee. As a firm activist for pro-life and pro-family values, he consistently voted to lower or abolish federal taxes. Then in 1984, he voluntarily handed over his House seat and returned to his medical practice. He returned to Congress in 1997 to represent the 14th congressional district of Texas and now serves on the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Now, as a republican candidate for 2008, Ron Paul advocates lower taxes, the removal of America from Iraq, more secure borders and is pro-life. ...read more.

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She is of course the only woman candidate and I believe that takes so much courage to run for president. She grew up in Illinois, in a middle-class suburban home that infused a strong sense of faith in her at a young age. Then after graduating Yale, she became a staff attorney for the Children's Defense Fund. Hillary had offers from major law firms, but instead married and had her daughter Chelsea. Her husband became president in '92 and she was soon after recognized for her stand against the degradation and abuse of women also standing up for the influential idea that "women's rights are human rights". And now this strong woman is running to be the leader of our country. ...read more.

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His political career started as a Democrat volunteering for Robert Kennedy's Campaign in 1968. But in 1980 he switched parties to become a republican a month after Reagan's election into office. As mayor during the terrorist attacks in 2001, he showed immense leadership skills and Americans hailed him as 'Americas mayor'. His views include winning the war on terrorism, cutting taxes, preserving the right of all Americans, including the right for gays to marry, and is pro-life. He wants stronger protection among our people and a good, quality education for all our children. I like Giuliani because of his leadership during 9/11 and his campaign issues. I agree with more of his issues then disagree and I would enjoy seeing him win the election next year. ...read more.

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