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Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, left, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, center, and Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, take the stage before a Republican presidential candidate debate at the Reagan Library Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, in Simi Valley, Calif.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, left, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, center, and Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, take the stage before a Republican presidential candidate debate at the Reagan Library Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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