UPS was among the top scorers in a new index ranking companies on political transparency and accountability.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry saw his fundraising numbers plummet after his September debate performances.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie turns to leave a news conference at the Statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday after he announced that he will not run for president in 2012.

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A large earth-mover carries PCB-contaminated soil from the Hudson River in New York to a burial pit at Waste Control Specialists near Andrews, Texas, in October 2009. Betsy Blaney/AP hide caption

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