A look at the Republican presidential hopeful’s rise to power through the years.
Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) is in his third stint in the House of Representatives. In July, he announced he would not seek reelection in 2012 regardless of the outcome of the presidential race.Melina Mara/The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.