** FILE ** Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates Forum, hosted by the Republican Jewish Coalition, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, in Washington. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates Forum, hosted by the Republican Jewish Coalition, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, in Washington. (Associated Press)