Republican presidential candidates Jim Gilmore, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal and Rick Perry participate in a pre-debate forum Aug. 6 in Cleveland. The event gave airtime to seven candidates whose polling numbers were below a top-ten cutoff Fox News set to participate in the main debate. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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"I'm doing something. You know, people can complain about the government all they want, but you see very few people actually attempting to do anything," Ryan Shepard said of running for president. Sean McGinnis Scanlon/Courtesy of Shepard 2016 Campaign hide caption

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to members of the media during a two-day swing through Iowa that had all the trappings of a presidential campaign. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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