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Posted February 5, 2011
Ron Paul

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, of Texas, and GOP presidential candidate, speaks to a crowd during a town hall meeting Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011  at the Northeast Iowa Community College east campus in Dubuque, Iowa. (AP Photo/Telegraph Herald, Jessica Reilly)

Congressman from Texas

“Time has come around to the point where the people are agreeing with much of what I’ve been saying for 30 years.”



Age: 75

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Family: Carol Paul (wife); Children: Ronald Paul, Jr., Lori Paul Pyeatt, Senator-elect Randal Paul, Robert Paul, and Joy Paul-LeBlanc

Alma mater: Bachelor’s degree, Gettysburg College, 1957; medical degree, Duke University, 1961

Religion: Baptist

Current job: U.S. Congressman

Previous experience: Ran for president in 1988 as a Libertarian and in 2008 as a Republican


ABC NEWS Video: Paul announces presidential campaign, May 13, 2011.


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