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Eye on 2012: The potential candidates

Now that the 2010 midterm elections are over, tongues have already started wagging over who the potential Republican presidential candidates may be in 2012.

 
 

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Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), center, greets young attendees at the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Bachmann has said she wants to be "part of the conversation" for 2012.


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