Texas Gov. Rick Perry salutes after announcing that he is suspending his campaign as a Republican presidential candidate. Mladen Antonov /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a Jan. 10 campaign stop at the Sun City Lake House in Fort Mill, S.C. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is barely registering in the polls in New Hampshire, which holds its primary on Tuesday. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry attends the Westside Conservative Club breakfast Wednesday in Urbandale, Iowa. Eric Gay/Associated Press hide caption

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at a campaign event at Clark Electric Co-op on Dec. 27 in Osceola, Iowa. Perry's stance on immigration has troubled some Iowa voters. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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