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Jeb Bush (Republican, born February 11, 1953) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. Bush, who grew up in Houston, is the second son of former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, and a brother of former President George W. Bush. After serving as governor, Bush has served on the board of directors of several companies.(Wikipedia)

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Ben Carson (Republican, born September 18, 1951) is a former neurosurgeon who was recognized with a Presidential Medal of Freedom for his medical achievements. He was the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland from 1984 until his retirement in 2013, after which he developed a reputation as an author and political commentator. Among his achievements as a surgeon were separation of conjoined twins, and a technique for controlling brain seizures. (Wikipedia)

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Chris Christie (Republican, born September 6, 1962) is the 55th Governor of New Jersey. He has been governor since January 2010 and was re-elected for a second term in the 2013 election. Prior to becoming governor, Christie was the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey from 2002 to 2008, a position in which he served as the chief federal prosecutor for the state. He has also previously worked as an attorney in private practice and as a county legislator. (Wikipedia)

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Hillary Clinton (Democrat, born October 26, 1947) served as the 67th United States Secretary of State under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2013. The wife of the 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton, she was First Lady of the United States during his tenure from 1993 to 2001. She served as a United States Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009. She holds a law degree from Yale and was an attorney before her political career. (Wikipedia)

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Ted Cruz (Republican, born December 22, 1970) has served as a U.S. Senator representing Texas since 2012. He is the first Latino American to serve as a U.S. Senator for that state. He is the chairman of the subcommittee on the Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. He is also the chairman of the United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness, U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. (Wikipedia)

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Carly Fiorina (Republican, born September 6, 1954) was the CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP) from 1999 to 2005. She was the first woman to lead a top-20 company as ranked by Fortune magazine. During her tenure, she oversaw what was then the largest technology sector merger in history, in which HP acquired rival personal computer manufacturer Compaq. After leaving HP, Fiorina has served on the boards of several organizations. (Wikipedia)

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Lindsey Graham (Republican, born July 9, 1955) has served as a U.S. Senator representing South Carolina since 2003. He previously served in the Air Force and worked as a lawyer before beginning his political career by serving in the South Carolina House of Representatives. (Wikipedia)

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Mike Huckabee (Republican, born August 24, 1955) served as governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. He is the second Republican to serve as governor of the state since the 19th century. He is an ordained Southern Baptist Minister and was the president of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. From 2008 to 2015, he hosted the Fox News Channel talk show "Huckabee." (Wikipedia)

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Bobby Jindal (Republican, born June 10, 1971) is the current governor of Louisiana having served in that capacity since 2007. He is the first Indian American governor in the United States. Prior to being governor, he served in the U.S. House of Representatives having won election in 2004 and re-election in 2006. (Wikipedia)

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John Kasich (Republican, born May 13, 1952) is the current governor of Ohio having served in that capacity since 2010. Prior to being governor, he served nine terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 2001. He spent 18 years on the House Armed Services Committee and six years as chairman of the House Budget Committee. (Wikipedia)

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Martin O'Malley (Democrat, born January 18, 1963) served as governor of Maryland from 2007 to 2015. Prior to being governor, he was the Mayor of Baltimore from 1999 to 2007 and a Baltimore City Councilor from 1991 to 1999. He served as the Chair of the Democratic Governors Association from 2011 to 2013. (Wikipedia)

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George Pataki (Republican, born June 24, 1945) served as governor of New York from 1995 to 2006. He was one of only three Republican governors of New York elected since 1923. Prior to being governor, Pataki was a lawyer who was elected Mayor of his home town of Peekskilk and later went on to be elected to the state legislature. (Wikipedia)

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Rand Paul (Republican, born January 7, 1963) has served as a U.S. Senator representing Kentucky since 2011. He is the son of former U.S. Representative Ron Paul of Texas. Prior to serving in the Senate, Rand Paul was a practicing Opthamologist. He is a graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine. (Wikipedia)

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Marco Rubio (Republican, born May 28, 1971) has served as a U.S. Senator representing Florida since 2011. He is a Cuban American native of Miami. He previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and was a City Commissioner for West Miami. (Wikipedia)

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Bernie Sanders (Democrat, born September 8, 1941) has served as a U.S. Senator representing Vermont since 2006. He considers himself an independent, but is seeking the Democratic nomination for president in the 2016 election. He is a self-described democratic socialist. He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 16 years. (Wikipedia)

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Rick Santorum (Republican, born May 10, 1958) served as a U.S. Senator representing Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007 and was the Senate's third-ranking Republican. Since then he has worked as a consultant, lawyer, and news contributor. He is a devout, practicing Catholic. (Wikipedia)

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Donald Trump (Republican, born June 14, 1946) is the chariman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. He inherited his father's real estate company and grew it significantly, which accounts for most of his fortune of approximately $4 billion as estimated by Forbes. He was also the host of the TV show "The Apprentice" from 2003 to 2015. (Wikipedia)

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