The 2012 presidential election is just more than a year away and with a sour economy seemingly providing Republicans with a chance to knock Barack Obama out of the White House, the race for the GOP nomination is still very cloudy.
The Republicans latest great hope, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, announced Tuesday (for the 500th time) that he would not (seriously, this time) run for president. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has slumped in the polls and is now stewed in controversy over a reported racially insensitive name for his family's hunting camp.
The latest Washington Post-ABC News poll puts former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney in the lead among the Republican contenders.
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