Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman was surrounded by members of the media during a campaign stop earlier this month in Dover, N.H. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, flanked by his wife, Mary Kaye, announced Monday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in South Carolina that he is ending his run for the Republican presidential nomination. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman campaigns from the counter at the Bean Towne Coffee House & Cafe in Hampstead, N.H., on Jan. 8. Polls show Huntsman gaining on front-runner Mitt Romney ahead of Tuesday's primary. Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images hide caption

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Huntsman may refuse to be the 'goat' of the GOP race, but he and his wife, Mary Kaye, did meet one named Izak and his owner, Bill Higgins, on Monday night outside the McConnell Community Center in Dover, N.H. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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With shaggy hair and skinny jeans, Jon Huntsman (upper right) strikes a pose with his band, Wizard.

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A giant sign reading "jobs" hangs outside the U.S. Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, D.C. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, shown speaking at an American Legion Post in Nashua, N.H., last month, is campaigning again in the state this week. The Republican White House hopeful so far hasn't run any TV ads in the state. Cheryl Senter/AP hide caption

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